Dumitru Dorin Prunariu

Dumitru Dorin Prunariu

Institute Advisor
Strategic Advisor

Asteroid Institute
Strategic Advisors

Profile

Dorin is an expert within the Airspace Consulting Association of the Romanian Space Agency and is the first and only Romanian cosmonaut. He serves as President and founding member of the Association of Space Explorers (ASE) and ASE Europe and Vice President of the European Institute for Risk, Security and Communication Management (EURISC). He also is a member of the International Academy of Astronautics, and in 2012, he was appointed to the Group of Governmental Experts on outer space transparency and confidence-building measures, established by the UN General Assembly Resolution 65/68. He has co-authored several books on space technology and spaceflight and numerous scientific papers. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Romanian Space Agency and the U.N. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS).