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Director of Earth Observation and...

Phone: +44 **** ******  HQ Phone
Email: l***@***.uk
Local Address:  United Kingdom
Surrey Satellite Technology Limited
Surrey Research Park
Guildford , Surrey GU2 7YE
United Kingdom

Company Description: Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) is the world's leading small satellite company, delivering operational space missions for a range of applications...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Director


  • MSc
    University of Surrey
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Luis Gomes, Director of ..., 1 Sept 2014 [cached]
Luis Gomes, Director of Earth Observation and Science at SSTL, commented: "We are very excited about the future application of this development which extends the applications of small satellites.
Brite Precision - News, 21 Oct 2013 [cached]
The Plaque was handed over to Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) last month in a ceremony conducted by BIS Council Member Gerry Webb, and Luis Gomes of the SSTL TechDemoSat-1 team who are building the satellite.
Luis Gomes is the head of ... [cached]
Luis Gomes is the head of Earth observation at SSTL.
"The cost associated with generating the power pulses has always been a big issue, and managing that power," he told me.
"We'd like to have a full-blown demonstrator for the Sar, and particularly with the objective of demonstrating services," explained Mr Gomes.
News & Events | Satellites & Space Missions | Surrey Satellite Technology (SST-US), 12 April 2012 [cached]
SSTL appoints Luis Gomes Director of EO and Science | More... News & Events | Satellites & Space Missions | Surrey Satellite Technology (SST-US)
SSTL appoints Luis Gomes Director of EO and Science
Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) has appointed Luis Gomes Business Unit Director of Earth Observation (EO) and Science. He is now responsible for the strategic direction at SSTL in these markets, delivering current projects and further developing the company's reputation for business innovation.
Dr Matt Perkins, CEO at SSTL, commented 'I am delighted that Luis has accepted this senior position within SSTL.
Gomes has extensive technical knowledge and practical experience of designing, planning and managing EO programmes. In his previous role as Head of Business for Earth Observation he was responsible for the development of the recently launched NovaSAR-S low cost radar mission, and the 1m resolution SSTL-300S1 platform that will provide daily high resolution imaging in the forthcoming DMC3 constellation.
Gomes joined SSTL in 1997 as a Mission Analysis Engineer specialising in thermal design. Having completed an MSc at the University of Surrey in 2001 with research in Spacecraft Charging, he became a project manager and oversaw the build and commissioning of the high resolution Beijing-1 satellite launched in 2005. He led the negotiations and project for the NigeriaSat-2 programme before taking over the management of the Earth Observation business line.
Besides his interest in SAR and Earth Observation, Gomes is an avid astronomer with particular interest in planetary astrophysics and robotic interstellar probes. He is a keen naval enthusiast and enjoys reading about naval history and maritime geopolitics.
A high resolution headshot of Luis Gomes is available upon request in JPEG format from the contacts below.
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