Roberto Carlino is an Aerospace Engineer at NASA Ames, currently working as a robotics engineer for the Astrobee free flying project, and for the Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3) cubesat project. Before that, he worked for the mission Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) – follow on mission of the Kepler Space Telescope – searching for habitable alien planets around the solar neighborhood.
Roberto started at NASA Ames around 6 years ago, working on small flight projects and mission proposals.
He got his Bachelor’s degree and Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Naples Federico II, in Italy, and Delft University of Technology, in The Netherlands. After that, he got his second Master degree in ‘Space Systems and Services’ from the University of Rome, La Sapienza.
When is not at work, Roberto loves aircraft flying, skydiving, scuba diving, and hiking. Among his passions, he also loves cooking good Italian food, especially Neapolitan Pizza.”