TelespazioVega Deutschland GmbH, Germany
Matt Day is an Instructional Systems Designer (ISD) with over twenty years experience in the field of training design and development. Matt is originally from the UK but since 2012 he has lived and worked in Germany. He works for Telespazio VEGA Deutschland GmbH and is based in Cologne at the European Astronaut Centre (EAC),part of the European Space Agency.
Matt's role at the EAC within the Space Training Team is to provide consultancy and support for the development of astronaut and ground crew training (classroom and online), in preparation for manned missions to the International Space Station (ISS).
In recent years, Matt has been instrumental in setting up an in-house capability and process to produce video training for astronauts, to be viewed on board the ISS.
Before moving to Germany Matt worked for several companies across a range of industries, spending eight years at Leonardo Helicopters as the senior ISD supporting pilot and technician training.