Alessandro Francesconi is Associate Professor of Space Systems at University of Padova; he is an expert of space debris and satellite technologies, with a special focus to the performance increase of miniature satellites. He has been responsible of several research programs funded by various space agencies, the EU and different European spacecraft manufacturers. He is member of the Permanent Committee of Space Debris of the International Academy of Astronautics, and he has been chairman of the Protection Working Group of the Inter Agency Debris Coordination committee, representing the Italian Space Agency. He is co-founder of Stellar Project and co-inventor of the LaserCube platform and the NanoDock system.
He is co-founder and managing director of Stellar Project.                                                                        
Marco Ramadoro started his career at Aeritalia Gruppo Sistemi Spaziali (now Thales Alenia Space). In 1989 he joined Assicurazioni Generali Spa. as a space insurance underwriter. In 1993 Marco co-founded Satec Srl, an independent insurance underwriting agency, which has become one of the world leading space insurance markets, and he is currently member of the executive committee of the International Union of Aerospace Insurers after having served for two years as the chairman of the Space Risk Study Group of the Union . As a passionate and successful entrepreneur, Marco has also supported and participated in the start up of other businesses, to name but a few: London Cyber Security LTD, Blasting News, Milano Teleport SpA, now the largest independent teleport in Italy, Itec Srl, a research and patent incubator company, and Wegive, an innovative way to raise finance for no profit organisations. He is co-founder and chairman of Stellar Project.
Francesco Sansone got his PhD in Science and Technologies for Space Applications at University of Padova; his research focused on the improvement of the capabilities of nanosatellites. He worked on pointing systems for miniature lasercom terminals and relative navigation sensors suited for miniature satellites. 
Francesco is currently employed at Stellar Project as system engineer; he is also co-inventor of the LaserCube platform and the NanoDock system.