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Christian Prete

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Christian Prete is a Senior Satellites Systems Engineer with more than 15 years of experience currently acting as the Strategic Marketing Manager in Telecoms at Thales Alenia Space. He joined TAS in 2020 as a Satellite Systems Engineer, where he held the position of Satellite Architect for Telesat Lightspeed constellation.

Throughout his career, Christian has focused on the development of Telecommunication, Earth observation, and Science missions, interfacing and collaborating with major satellite system players in both Europe and the US. His expertise spans the handling of Thermal Subsystems, Satellite AIT/V, and Systems Engineering for both GEO and LEO missions, covering the entire lifecycle from mission definition to in-orbit operations. In 2023, he transitioned to Marketing and Sales to contribute to TAS's capture efforts on IRIS2.

Christian held various positions in European Industry (OHB, SSTL, Hispasat, Airbus). He earned his Aeronautical Engineering degree from Universidad Nacional de La Plata in Argentina and is currently pursuing an MBA (2024) and a Master's in Fintech (2025).