The blog editors
Claudia Mignone, Vitrociset Belgium for ESA
Originally from the south of Italy, Claudia is an astrophysicist, science writer and communicator. With a degree in astronomy, a PhD in cosmology and a passion for telling stories about the Universe, she has been working as a science writer for ESA since 2010, including many contributions to ESA’s Rosetta blog. She also studied theatre, photography and creative writing and, when off duty, enjoys collaborating with visual and performing artists on projects inspired by science, space and astronomy.
Karen O’Flaherty, EJR-Quartz for ESA
Karen is a scientist, editor and occasional writer, with a particular interest in data visualisation and Art-Science collaborations. She is chief editor for the ESA Science & Technology (sci.esa.int) and Robotic Exploration of Mars (exploration.esa.int) websites, providing news and information about the scientific and research activities of the Directorate of Science.
Daniel Scuka, EJR-Quartz for ESA
Senior editor for Spacecraft Operations
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Daniel has worked as Web editor at ESOC, ESA’s Space Operations Centre, in Darmstadt, Germany, since 2004. As part of the ESA Web portal team, he reports for ESA’s Human Spaceflight and Operations team and covers activities at ESOC and other ESA establishments. Daniel also edits ESA’s Mars Express and Mars Webcam blogs, and he previously worked on the Columbus and ATV-1 blogs in 2008.