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Miquel Sureda

Physicist and aeronautical engineer

A physicist and aeronautical engineer specialising in space propulsion, he has been a lecturer and researcher at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) since 2007. He is presently coordinator of the University Master’s Programme in Aeronautics Engineering and the master’s degree in Space and Aeronautical Engineering at UPC-Terrassa. His area of research is space exploration and analysis of the architecture of interplanetary missions. He is a board member of the Sustainable Offworld Network (SONet), a community of professionals who aim to develop and explore the long-term sustainability of human activities in space. He is also working on popularisation of science in projects like Gaia Ciència with which he offers talks, workshops, and theatre shows in order to convey to anyone who wishes to listen his fascination for the universe that surrounds us.

Update: 10 February 2021


Miquel Sureda

Peaceful exploration, settlement and exploitation of the space

Has participated in

The Nüwa Project: How will we survive on Mars?

Miquel Sureda and Gisela Detrell


Miquel Sureda, Mariona Badenas, Laura Benítez and Ignasi Ribas

Mission ALIA

Science and creation for secondary schools with the Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya

Next stop: Mars

Commentated broadcast of the landing of the Perseverance rover on the red planet