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 Rosetta, Mars Express and Mars Webcam blogs, and he previously worked on the Columbus and ATV-1 blogs in 2008. For the ATV missions, he reports from ESOC, ESA’s European Astronaut Centre in Cologne and the ATV Control Centre in Toulouse, France.
Julien Harrod, EJR-Quartz for ESA
Editor for Human Spaceflight
From Den Haag, The Netherlands, Julien has worked at ESA at ESTEC since 2010. As part of the ESA Web portal team, he reports for ESA’s Human Spaceflight and Operations team. When not doing portal work he edits and publishes blog entries for Concordia, CAVES, and astronauts.
Jari Makinen, formerly EJR-Quartz for ESA
Jari, an experienced journalist and long-time space-flight enthusiast from Finland, has been following European space endeavours since the early 1990’s from several European countries. Between January 2010 and December 2011, he served as editor on ESA’s Human Spaceflight and Operations team, covering (among many other topics) ATV activities in text, images and video from ESA’s European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) and from the ATV Control Centre in Toulouse, France. Starting in 2012, he’ll continue following ATV here in the blog as a freelance space journalist.
Student intern ESA/ESOC
Allison, from Australia, served an internship with ESA at ESOC in Darmstadt in 2011. She supported the editors with regular blog updates and information research/fact checking. In May 2011, she returned Down Under to continue her tertiary studies at university.
A few pics
We’ll try to keep friends & family updated with a few, hopefully not-too-embarrassing photos as your loyal team looks after the ATV blog!
ESA’s blog editors together with Fabien Dussarrat (left), the editor of the CNES ATV blog.
Daniel & Jari with ESA’s Kris Capelle in the main control room at ATV-CC.
Jari shooting ESA’s Adam Williams for our video update on ATV team training.