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A Day in the life of Patrick Wood

detail of an astrium satellite

A Day in the life of Patrick Wood

Patrick Wood is the managing director of Astrium Satellite.

As a director his job involves everything from overseeing general office operations to being involved in conception and design of satellites and the related machinery. Astrium Satellite is responsible for building rovers and ensuring that technological advances are monitored to keep up with the fast paced environment of careers in space. He says that in his job, every day is different and that space science is a rewarding and exciting field to be in.