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Planetary Sciences

Maria Cristina De Sanctis

Maria Cristina De Sanctis is a Planetary Scientist working in the field of planetary surface and small bodies of the solar system. She received a degree in Physics and a PhD in Astronomy. She is expert in instrumentation for planetary missions, spectral data processing and thermal-evolution of planetary bodies. She is involved in a large number of space experiments. The asteroid (17899) Mariacristina is named in her honour.

Languages: English, Italian