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The British government announced July 16 that it will provide funding to two companies, including an American aerospace giant, who plan to use a newly announced launch site in Scotland. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:58:30 +0000
After years of study and consideration, the British government announced July 15 that it will start development of a new spaceport in northern Scotland, while an English airport signed a deal that could also lead to launches from its facility. SpaceNews.com
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Fri, 13 Jul 2018 20:43:08 +0000
On his first foreign trip since taking office nearly three months ago, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine traveled to Israel this week to meet with the country’s prime minister and other officials. SpaceNews.com
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Gogo, an inflight connectivity provider leasing capacity on dozens of satellites, bulldozed its old business plan July 13 amid looming concerns over unprofitability, encroaching debt deadlines, and a potential buyout. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 21:57:26 +0000
The White House nominated a veteran Senate aide with little space experience to be NASA’s deputy administrator July 12, a month after the agency’s administrator said he wanted someone with technical expertise for the job. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 19:00:17 +0000
Blue Origin will begin flying two customers on the same New Glenn rocket after the launch vehicle has performed five missions with solo customers, according to Ted McFarland, Blue Origin’s commercial director of Asia-Pacific business. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 18:42:28 +0000
“We are going to need a bigger boat,” FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said July 12, quoting the 1975 movie Jaws as a metaphor for the challenge of handling 5G needs. “Or in our case, more spectrum.” SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 22:15:26 +0000
China’s state-owned fleet operator is making forward-leaning investments in high-throughput satellites and low-Earth-orbit constellations without worrying, at least initially, about whether these projects are backed by sound business plans. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 20:54:55 +0000
Amid growing concerns about commercial crew delays, a GAO report recommended NASA share more schedule information with Congress and develop contingency plans to maintain access to the International Space Station. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 20:27:30 +0000
Using free data from the European Space Agency, a startup in Finland created a geospatial information service that is entirely enabled by artificial intelligence. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 17:42:16 +0000
U.S. aerospace and defense in 2017 posted a positive trade balance. But there are concerns that escalating trade wars could hurt future growth. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:00:10 +0000
A Silicon Valley startup developing electric propulsion systems for satellites has raised $10 million and added the billionaire founder of LinkedIn to its board. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:46:27 +0000
Intelsat-901, a 17-year-old communications satellite running low on propellant, is awaiting a first-of-its-kind service call from a robotic spacecraft carrying a fresh tank of fuel. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 02:27:35 +0000
Kepler Communications, a Canadian startup designing a network of 140 telecom cubesats, has teamed up with the Satellite Applications Catapult in the U.K. to build a third and final prototype before pressing on with the full constellation. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:44:17 +0000
A government-industry team announced July 10 they successfully completed a series of 10 test firings over 10 days of a shuttle-era engine intended for use on a reusable suborbital spaceplane. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:28:20 +0000
San Francisco RBC Signals is joining forces with Antrix Corp., the commercial arm of the Indian space agency ISRO, to provide communications services to satellite operators. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 23:25:14 +0000
Rocket Lab announced July 10 that it has selected four potential locations for an American launch site for its Electron rocket, with a final decision to come in August. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:06-01-2011
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     Current job:PhD Student in Astronomy | Solid State Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
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     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
     KeywordsSpace mission, Gaia, CCDs, Radiation Damage
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    ** EDUCATION ** 
     
    present-2007 PhD. in Astronomy, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    2007 Master’s Degree in Physics with honours, Rennes 1 University, France
    2007 Engineer Degree in Solid State Physics with honours, speciality in Materials and Nanotechnologies, INSA Rennes (Institut National des Sciences Appliquées), France
    2002 Scientific Baccalauréat with honours
     
     
    ** PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE **
     
    2011-2007 _ 4 years _ Modelling of radiation damage effects on astronomical CCDs with a strong focus on the European Space Agency's astrometric Gaia mission 
    Supervisors: Anthony G.A. Brown, Koenraad H. Kuijken 
    EU Marie-Curie fellowship within the ELSA network (European Leadership in Space Astrometry) 
    Leiden Observatory : 100 employees, Leiden, The Netherlands 
    Expertise in CCDs, radiation damage, modelling & data analysis tools, Java coding 
    Involvement in a major european space mission and a large industrial project 
    Development of numerous skills >> Collaborating/Networking (secondements in several major european institutes) | Oral presentation (17 talks given until now) | Scientific writing | Supervision (2 master's research major projects) | Teaching (gravitational lensing TA) | Project management 
    Astronomy education >> astrometry, astroparticle physics, galaxy formation, gravitational lensing, stellar structure and evolution 
     
    2007-2006 _ 5 months _ Simulation of electronic damage on satellites induced by space particles 
    Development and validation of a new simulation tool taking into account a larger amount of physical processes e.g. non-ionizing energy loss 
    EADS ASTRIUM | Modeling, Tools and Simulation Dept.: 50 employees, Toulouse, France 
    Discovery of the space industry | New knowledge in space/radiation environment physics | FORTRAN coding
     
    2006-2005 _ 4 months _ Development of a new ion beam analysis method to detect and quantify light elements (C, N, O) in microparticles 
    Participation in the installation of a new experimental setup (a large collection angle system in particular), creation of a database, development and validation of a large detection system simulation tool 
    CEA (French Atomic Agency) | Laboratoire Pierre Süe : 100 employees, Saclay, France 
    An unique opportunity to work on a large instrument, a nuclear microprobe | Achievement of a personal scientific work | New knowledge in nuclear physics and reinforcement of my assets in interaction physics | Discovery of the work of an engineer
     
    2005-2006 _ 1 month _ Radiation hard material study in view of the ITER project 
    Alloy temperature analyses and physical properties determination (resistivity, hardness) of a silicon carbide sample reinforced by fibersAlloys temperature analyses and physical properties determinations (resistivity, hardness) of a silicon carbide sample reinforced by fibers. 
    Material Science Laboratory of the Cluj-Napoca Technical University: 10 employees, Cluj-Napoca, Romania 
    First occasion to put into practice the knowledge acquired during my studies in a profesionnal and foreign environment | Discovery of team work in English
     
     
    ** FOREIGN LANGUAGES **
     
    Fluent in English | 2007 TOEIC diploma 
    Basic knowledge of Dutch - 2009 A1 level diploma, German, Spanish 
    Introduction to Japanese
     
     
    ** COMPUTER SKILLS**
     
    Languages: Java, FORTRAN, C, IDL, Visual basic for excel, xhtml/css, LaTeX, Labview, Pspice, Matlab, Mapple
    OS: Linux, MacOs, Windows
    Software: Open project | Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Keynote | Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere
     
     
    ** INTERESTS **
     
    Strong curiosity about Art, Science, Cultures in general 
    Photography and Cinema, Traveling, Astronomy and Physics, Dance, Music, Literature, History 
    Sport: kayak, skiing, squash, ice-hockey, cycling 


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