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Aerospace engineer

Francesco Depasquale, Italian aerospace engineer. Achievements include design, development and manufacture of small hovercraft and European patent for device to glue posters. Recipient award National Aeronautics and Space Administration Mission Space Shuttle, 1992. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Ordine Degli Ingegneri, Association Italiana di Astronautica.

Background

Depasquale, Francesco was born on April 24, 1954 in Milazzo, Italy. Son of Giuseppe and Maria (La-Malfa) Depasquale.

Education

Engineering degree, University Milan, 1978.

Career

Project engineer Locatelli Supreme People's Assembly, Bergamo, Italy, 1978-1980, project manager Italy, 1981-1983, BPD Difesa e Spazio, Rome, 1983-1985, head design group, 1986-1989, head engineering department, 1990-1993, Ariane 5 solid propulsion rocket technical manager, 1993-1997, Ariane 5 solid propulsion rocket program director, 1997-2001, space division production director, since 2001. Member Arianespace Technology Steering Committee.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design, development and manufacture of small hovercraft and European patent for device to glue posters.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Ordine Degli Ingegneri, Association Italiana di Astronautica.

Connections

Married Liana Viacava, September 25, 1982.

father:
Giuseppe Depasquale

mother:
Maria (La-Malfa) Depasquale

spouse:
Liana Viacava