Giuseppe Pezzella

Univeristy of Campania “L. Vanvitelli”

Prof. Giuseppe Pezzella was born on November 23, 1972, in Naples, Italy. He is a lecturer in Aerodynamics and Aerothermodynamics at the Department of Engineering of the University of Campania, Italy. He received an MSc in Aeronautical Engineering in 1999 from the University of Naples “Federico II.” Prof. Pezzella obtained his PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the same university in 2003. He has been a research engineer in the Physics of Fluids Department at CIRA since 2005, after a period spent at University of Naples \'Federico II” in the frame of post-doc activities. He is a specialized analyst in the fields of vehicle aerodynamics, aerothermodynamics, and aeroshape design. He is involved in national (e.g., PRORA) and international projects (e.g., EXPERT, HIGH-LIFT, FLPP-IXV, RASTAS-SPEAR, HEXAFLY, LAPCAT-II, SCRAMSPACE, HEXAFLY-INT). Prof. Pezzella is author or co-author of about 100 publications among archive journals, conference papers, and edited books, and a reviewer of several international journals.

2books edited

7chapters authored

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More than 50 years after the Mariner 4 flyby on 15 July 1965, Mars still represents the next frontier of space explorations. Of particular focus nowadays is crewed missions to the red planet. Over three sections, this book explores missions to Mars, in situ operations, and human-rated missions. Chapters address elements of design and possible psychological effects related to human-rated missions. The information contained herein will allow for the development of safe and efficient exploration missions to Mars.

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