Space debris expert at the CNES launchers department
Christophe Bonnal has dedicated his entire career to launchers, first at Aérospatiale (now ArianeGroup) and then at CNES. In parallel, he has been in charge of the "space debris" activity since 1987, participating in all national and international committees on the subject. In particular, he is the French delegate to the IADC (Inter Agency Space Debris Committee) and to ISO. He chairs the debris committee of the IAF (International Astronautical Federation) and the Space Traffic Management committee of the IAA (International Academy of Astronautics).