Gutiérrez Raúl - Gaia
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Raúl Gutiérrez joined ESA in 2013, as software and database engineer in the design and implementation of the Gaia Archive within the ESA Science Archives and VO Team at ESAC, as part of CU9.
After obtaining his degree in Telecommunication Engineering in 2001, Raúl started working at the Spanish National Institute for Aerospace Technology (INTA). He designed and implemented scientific archives for ground-based telescopes and space astronomical missions as GTC or INTEGRAL-OMC, as well as astronomical software like the SED builder, VOSED.
Also, as technical leader of the Spanish Virtual Observatory (SVO), Raúl has been involved in Virtual Observatory projects as the IVOA (International Virtual Observatory Alliance) and EURO-VO.
Raúl enjoys building and flying RC planes, badminton and collaborating with wildlife preservation organisations.
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