Giuliana Rotola

Summer Research Fellow 2021

Giuliana Rotola

Giuliana Rotola is a research intern at the European Southern Observatory in External Relations and Science Policy Affairs, working on the impact of satellite constellations on astronomy. She holds a joint bachelor's and master's degree in Comparative, European, and Transnational Law from the University of Trento and a Master of Space Studies from the International Space University (ISU). Before joining ISU, she conducted research at the European Centre for Space Law (ECSL - ESA) and the Institut du Droit de l'Espace et des Télécommunications (IDEST). She worked at the Leuven Center for Global Governance Studies and as a research fellow at the Open Lunar Foundation. Giuliana is also a 2020 Fellow in Space Studies at the Foresight Institute and a member of the Legal Council of For All Moonkind. Within Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), she serves as Space Law and Policy Project Group Co-Lead, as an advisor to the SGAC Task Force on US Space Legislation, as Co-lead of the Satellite Constellations team for the Space Safety and Sustainability Project Group, and she is a member of the SGAC EAGLE Action Team on effective and adaptive governance for a lunar ecosystem.