Victoria Da Poian

Aerospace Engineer

NASA

Victoria Da Poian is an aerospace engineer working at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Passionate about space exploration and manned missions she received her Master of Sciences from ISAE-Supaero, the top French Engineering school for Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, as well as a certificate in Neuroergonomics and Human Factors. Victoria uses computational and machine learning techniques to develop science autonomy for planetary science missions such as ExoMars mission (launched to Mars in 2022) and also for the detection of life in astrobiology and solar system exploration. Victoria’s main research interests are the use of multidisciplinary approaches to help develop a better understanding of life and habitable planetary environments as well as the design and conception of advanced instruments for exploration manned or unmanned missions.