Dr. Carrasco-Casado received his B.S. degree in telecommunication engineering from Málaga University (Spain) in 2005. He received a M.S. degree in telecommunication engineering in 2008 and a M.S. degree in space research in 2009, both from Alcalá University, Madrid (Spain). He received his Ph.D. in electric, electronic and automation engineering from Carlos III University of Madrid and Spanish National Research Council in 2015. In 2015, he joined the Space Communications Laboratory, at NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology) in Tokyo (Japan). His research interests focus on free-space optics, satellite communications, space engineering and quantum cryptography.