Since 2019, Matthias Noeker is an Aerospace Engineer and PhD Researcher at the Royal Observatory of Belgium and the Université catholique de Louvain. Before moving to Belgium, Matthias Noeker graduated from Delft University of Technology with the degree of Master of Science (M.Sc. – cum laude) in Aerospace Engineering. Here, he specialised in the Master's track Spaceflight and the profile Space Exploration. A first link with his current work was made at Queen’s University. Matthias Noeker followed a Dual Award Undergraduate Programme in Mechanical Engineering and graduated from the University of Siegen (B.Sc.) and the University of Portsmouth (BEng (Hons)).