Science & Education Officer
Marta Gonçalves always had a special interest in the functioning of things and a fascination for space, which proved to be the ideal combination. She ended with a MSc in Aerospace Engineering (IST/Universty of Lisbon). The interest in people and the collective well-being was always present in the voluntary work she has done and later was extended to her professional life with the desire to contribute to space positively impacting society and economy. Before working at Portugal Space, she worked at IN+/IST as a researcher, studying the impact of technological change in the aerospace sector. At Portugal Space, Marta is Science and Educations Officer, focusing on education and research related projects while also giving support to the team in diversified fields.