Dr. Manuel Sanjurjo Rivo is an assistant professor at the Aerospace Department of UC3M. His research interests range from celestial mechanics to space tether dynamics or trajectory optimization. He teaches several grade and master courses in flight dynamics and astrodynamics.
In particular, he has been teaching the classroom version of “The Conquest of Space” for three years. In this course, he presents the historical context of the birth and development of spaceflight and guides through the political, social, and cultural impact of space exploration in the society.