Italian Rocket Engineering Student Summit

PoliTo Rocket Team is pleased to invite you to the 1st IRESS — Italian Rocket Engineering Student Summit — that will be held on the 2nd of May 2023, from 3pm to 7pm in Aula Magna “Giovanni Agnelli” of Politecnico di Torino.

The IRESS will gather for the first time Rocket Teams from major Italian Universities in order to present an overview of Rocket Engineering realities and challenges, from the intercollegiate point of view and more.

Along with the students' speeches, relevant personalities from aerospace companies will present their work as engineers concerning Propulsion and Rocket Engineering.

  • PoliTo Rocket Team
    Politecnico di Torino
  • DARE
    Delft University of Technology
  • Skyward Experimental Rocketry
    Politecnico di Milano
    Università degli Studi di Padova
  • Icarus
    Politecnico di Torino
  • Unina Rockets
    Università Federico II di Napoli
  • Ing. Marino Fragnito
    Senior Vice President Vega Business Unit at ArianeSpace
  • Ing. Francesca Romana Alvino
    GNC engineer for VEGA launch vehicles at Avio
  • Davide Barbero
    RCS Propulsion Lead Engineer for Space Rider Re-entry module


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