David Rodriguez Martinez

Fields of expertise

Planetary Robotics, Rover Mobility, Navigation, Perception, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Terramechanics, Systems Engineering, Space Mission Design & Technology Development.

Teaching & PhD


Electrical and Electronics Engineering



Spacecraft design and system engineering

The main objective of the course is to learn to apply the fundamentals of space system engineering & design. The course introduces the various phases, systems, & subsystems involved in the design of spacecraft describing the techniques & best practices to plan and execute successful space missions.