ETSIAESchoolResearch Institutes and CentresInstituto Universitario de Microgravedad “Ignacio Da Riva” (IDR)

Instituto Universitario de Microgravedad "Ignacio Da Riva" - IDR

IDR/UPM, is a centre for investigation and teaching of the highest scientific and technical level, whose purpose is the planning, promotion, execution and dissemination of research, development and technological innovation activities in the scientific and technological areas of the aerospace field, with special emphasis on microgravity related activities. The PhD, postgraduate and highly qualified specialised staff education, is also one of the IDR/UPM purposes.

Management Team


Ángel Pedro Sanz Andrés

Deputy Director  

Félix Sorribes Palmer

Academic Secretary    

Sebastián Nicolás Franchini Longhi




Administrative Secretary

Patricia Pérez Troyano 

José Mª Calvete del Olmo


Campus Moncloa
Dependencia A-S190
ETSI Aeronáutica y del Espacio 
Plaza del Cardenal Cisneros, 3
28040 Madrid


Campus Montegancedo
Calle Ciruelos, s/n
28223 Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid

  +34 910 676 072

  +34 910 676 073


Laboratorio de Calibración

+34 910 676 089

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