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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:36:09 GMT
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:01:49 GMT
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:01:48 GMT
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:56:50 GMT
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:57:03 GMT
Smithsonian Institution has started a massive Kickstarter campaign to raise at least $500,000 to display Neil Armstrong's original spacesuit among other things that will be put up for display. Funds are being collected for the presentation of Neil Armstrong's moon landing in the setting of NASA's urge to explore space .
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:52:12 GMT
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope continues to zero in on the first "alien Earth" despite being hobbled by a malfunction more than two years ago. Last Thursday , mission scientists announced the discovery of Kepler-452b , which they and NASA officials described as the most Earth-like exoplanet yet found.
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:47:12 GMT
I FEEL guilty when I watch footage on TV about planets and find it more boring than being stuck in a ten-mile traffic jam. New images beamed from space are met with such excitement that I wonder whether I am abnormal in failing to react with jubilation.
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:42:08 GMT
Steve Inskeep reports the program built custom equipment to help the astronauts demonstrate concepts such as gravity but the equipment was lost when the rocket carrying it to the International Space Station blew up shortly after launch last month. Please keep your community civil.
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:42:07 GMT
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:37:11 GMT
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:37:10 GMT
I wasn't intending to post anything on a Sunday night, but I happened on this mind-blowing photograph shot and posted to Twitter by Scott Kelly from the International Space Station. So I just had to share it.
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:27:45 GMT
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 17:58:05 GMT
In the ultimate quest for life beyond Earth, some of Jupiter's largest moons hold great potential, and Europe plans to explore that potential in the coming years. What's more, their mission just hit a major milestone.
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 13:43:45 GMT
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:39:03 GMT
July 14, 2015 was a historic day for space science. Nasa's New Horizons completed its three billion mile and decade-long journey through the solar system while making its closest approach to Pluto, about 7,750 miles above the surface of the planet -- roughly the distance between New York and Mumbai -- making it the first-ever space mission to explore a world so far from Earth.
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     Date Submitted:12-03-2012
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     Current job:Power Development Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
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     Date available:>3months
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     KeywordsTelecommunications Engineer with strong background in electronics and space. Nowadays working as a power development engineer at Airbus Defence and Space. I am also volunteering in many other space related organizations. Previous experience at ESA.
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    Education

     

    09.2005 – 07.2010 Telecommunications Engineering, University of Oviedo.

    Specialization field: Electronics.

     

    05.2010 – 06.2011 Master Thesis Project, A+ with honours.

    Based on the European Student Moon Orbiter (ESMO) project. ESMO is the fourth misión within ESA’s Education Satellite Programme.

     

    Related Experience

     

    10.2012 – Present Development Engineer, Airbus Defence and Space, Friedrichshafen, Germany.

    Power electronics designer within the Primary Power Engineering department.

    Design and test of the Grace Follow On PCDU (NASA JPL); test and adjustment of diverse EarthCare PCDU Proto-Flight Models.

     

    07.2012 – Present Co-Lead Space Satellites Project Group, Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC).

    The Small Satellite Project Group (SSPG) is a platform to analyze the trends and developments in the world of small satellites. The SGAC, in support of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications, makes the voice of young professionals heard in the creation of international space policy.

     

    06.2013 – Present Project Coordinator, Space Generation Congress (SGC) 2013, Beijing, China.

    Part of the SGC 2013 organizing staff. Develop of the working group topics and prepare delegates before the congress for the sessions in Beijing. Working together with the Congress Manager and the project sponsors.

     

    01.2013 – Present Member of the Study Group: Long Term Propellant Depot, International Academy of Astronautics (IAA).

    The study will promote and advance the future application of high energy propulsion in various space transportation systems.

     

    07.2011 – 07.2012 Young Graduate Trainee, European Space Agency (ESA), ESTEC, The Netherlands.

    Working at the Power Management and Distribution Section.

    Latching Current Limiter (LCL) stability analysis, MOSFET gate-open failure analysis in power switching electronics, and development of a pressure transducer for AEOLUS satellite.

    07.2008 – 06.2011 Member of the Harness Team, ESMO Project.

    Design of the harness in the ESMO satellite, responsible of the deliverable documents, and representative of the team during the PDR Worshop at ESA - ESTEC.

     

    Courses

     

    09.2011 Introduction to Spacecraft Systems Engineering, University of Southampton.

     

    11.2011 NASA International Workshop on the Environment and Alternative Energy.

     

    Skills

     

    Applications Cadence PSD, Mentor, CATIA v5, DOORS, AutoCAD.

     

    Programming C++, Java, MATLAB, Microchip assembler, PHP.

     

    Knowledge Power Electronics, ECSS, Electronics Circuits Design, Solar Power and Photonics, Electromagnetism, Digital Signal Processing, Microwaves, Radiofrequency, Microcontrollers and Microprocessors, Programmable Logic Devices, Cryptography, Microelectronics.

     

    Full and clean driving licence.

     

    Publications

     

    04.2013 Earth Observation small satellite programmes at universities: Benefits of strengthening international collaboration between space-faring nations and developing countries, 9th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation,  Berlin, Germany.

     

    Small satellites for Earth observation are recognised as affordable technologies providing high socio-economic benefits. Therefore, small satellite technologies and their related applications gain increasing importance for worldwide economic development. Small satellite programmes are a great opportunity for countries to develop and maintain first class technological capabilities among their engineering and scientific workforce. Hence, many universities, both in mature and emerging space nations have increased their participation in small satellite projects. However, these projects are facing manifold difficulties such as establishing partnerships or accessing funds. Technology transfer and capacity building are also well-known challenges for developing countries.

     

    Languages

     

    Spanish Mother Tongue Mother Tongue.

     

    English C2 Level English Course at Advanced Level in London.

     

    French A2 Level Obtained at Official School of Languages in Oviedo.

     

    German A2 Level Obtained. Nowadays studying to improve it.

     

    Miscellaneous

     

    09.2013 Young Leadership Award, Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), Vienna, Austria.

    The SGAC Young Leadership Award scholarships are given annually to SGAC’s top volunteers to allow them to attend the Space Generation Congress. The winners have been indispensable assets to SGAC over the past year.

     

    09.2012 Delegate, Space Generation Congress (SGC), Naples, Italy.

    Society Working Group topic: Space for Humanitarian Relief.

     

    01.2013 Member of the month, Space Generation Advisory Council.

    Acknowledged for the outstanding work and contributions to SGAC and its goals.

     

    07.2013 Public Speaker, Small Satellite Developer Workshop, Bangalore and Chennai, India.

    SGAC and SSPG, the voice of the new generation of space leaders. Goals and opportunities.

     

    2012 - 2013 Women In Aerospace (WIA), Member.

    A European aerospace sector with a balanced representation of women on all levels. Attendance to local groups meetings and activities.


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