ABSTRACT: This talk will be about how AIKO is revolutionizing how space missions are operated, thanks to the use of Artificial Intelligence both on-board the spacecraft and on-ground, in the mission control centers. AI is posed to be one of the game-changers of the space industry, helping to achieve more scalable, profitable missions that deliver more relevant and usable data. AIKO is leading this race for the adoption of AI in space, and during this talk, we’ll cover some of the crazy things we are doing in the company. BIO: Mattia Varile, Chief Innovation Officer (CIO). Mattia's primary role involves investigating and testing innovative technologies applied to automation for the space sector. He earned his degree in Aerospace Engineering from Politecnico di Torino and gained valuable experience working as a systems engineer with the CubeSat Team Polito. Since 2018, Mattia has been an active member of AIKO, where he has honed his expertise in Artificial Intelligence, specifically in Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning. Prior to his current role, Mattia participated in several research projects and startup initiatives.