Adriana Fukuzato

Adriana Fukuzato

Institute Researcher

Asteroid Institute


Adriana started her career at Skybox Imaging/Google Terra Bella as a Flight Operator. She then went on to Planet Labs to work as a Space Systems Engineer, continuing work in satellite operations for the fleet of doves. She works to improve fleet management and automation processes in order to operate a large constellation of satellites. She is also involved in supporting attitude determination and control subsystem experiments and is the lead for star imaging and moonshot captures for imaging calibration. Adriana is an aspiring astronomer and space researcher. Her goal is to learn more about astrodynamics, astronomy, and space exploration.

She holds a B.A. in Physics from Occidental College and an M.S. in Aerospace Engineering from San Jose State University.