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Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:09:46 +0000
With about $40 million in hand and an agreement to use a new launch site, British small launch vehicle startup Orbex argues that it’s joined the small group of companies in this sector of the industry that should be taken seriously. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:45:22 +0000
Earth observation startup Planet laid off dozens of employees July 13. The move affected less than ten percent of the firm's workforce, a company spokesperson said. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:23:07 +0000
Blue Origin conducted a successful test flight of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle July 18 that demonstrated its crew capsule escape system. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:00:23 +0000
Maxar announced a $1.3 million deal with the UK Space Agency to develop space robotics technology in the United Kingdom. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:37:02 +0000
Trump administration officials are at the Farnborough Airshow in the United Kingdom this week on a mission to sell American aerospace and weapons. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:17:49 +0000
As Astrobotic prepares to compete for NASA lunar payload delivery contracts, the company has signed an agreement with Dynetics for the last major component of its lunar lander. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:50:51 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said July 17 that he’s had good discussions with European officials about potential cooperation on NASA’s plans to return to the moon. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:16:24 +0000
Lockheed VP: “As the UK develops its space industry further, I think you’ll see bigger economics from the mini-satellites and the value they create from data." SpaceNews.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:20:46 +0000
While Lockheed Martin continues to suggest it will use Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket at a Scottish launch site announced at the beginning of this week, company officials said July 17 they have yet to formally select a vehicle to fly at the site. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:28:34 +0000
Maxar Technologies on July 16 purchased Neptec, a Canadian company with robotic expertise deemed useful for in-space activities like satellite servicing and building space stations. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:27:06 +0000
A solid rocket booster designed for both the Ariane 6 and Vega C next-generation launchers completed a successful test firing Monday, clearing a hurdle for the maiden flights of both vehicles. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:58:13 +0000
Ken Gabriel, CEO of Draper Labs: The idea of small satellites making up large constellations is a “powerful shift." SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:54:04 +0000
Virgin Orbit says an agreement that could lead to LauncherOne missions from an English airport is part of an effort to both better meet the needs of its customers as well as support the U.K. space industry. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:03:49 +0000
With the announcement that Scotland will be home to Britain's first spaceport, the U.K. is on the road to offering a one-stop-shop for building, operating and now launching satellites. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:14:34 +0000
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
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:39:31 +0000
The space market worldwide has averaged $269 billion over the past five years, growing more than 5 percent each year. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:03:46 +0000
The military wants to apply quantum computing to secure communications and inertial navigation in GPS denied environments. SpaceNews.com
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
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:21:26 +0000
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
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     Date Submitted:19-01-2012
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     Current job:Astrophysics graduate
     Employment Term:Permanent
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     KeywordsAstrophysics, Planet Hunting, Observatory, Telescope,
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    Astrophysics graduate with experience in data analysis, laboratory work and  mathematical modeling. Excellent IT skills especially in MS Office and Matlab.

    I have worked abroad and am now looking for a career which will utilise my education, intelligence and strong work ethic.

     

    Skills

     

    ·         Good experience of Matlab including 3D modeling.

    ·         Excellent skills in Ms Office applications especially Excel.

    ·         Strong mathematical and analytical skills.

    ·         Excellent communication and presentation skills.

    ·         Knowledge of MS Visual Basic

     

    Education

     

    2005 – 2009                          University of Hertfordshire

                                                    BSc Astrophysics 2:2

     

    ·         This included a large amount of laboratory work including in the university observatory where I used optical and radio telescopes.

    ·         Dissertation ‘Searching SLOAN for Planet Hunting Targets’.

    ·         The analysis involved over 300 data sets in which I identified specific patterns and types. These were stellar spectra analysed for gravity, spectral type and distance.

    ·         The assessment included a poster presentation involving both oral communication and design skills.

    ·         Observatory Accreditation - Completion of this extra course allowed me to work at any time unsupervised at the university observatory.

     

    2004 – 2005                          Anglia Ruskin University

                                                    Certificate of Credit

     

    I took a science access course at Anglia Ruskin as my A levels suffered due to ill health.

     

    2001 – 2004                          The Harwich School

                                                    A-level Physics C, Economics D

     

    Employment History

     

    Sept 2011 – Nov 2011        IBT Talkingdom, Geoje Island, South Korea

                                                    English Teacher

     

    ·         I have recently returned from South Korea where I taught English as a second language.

    ·         I have used initiative and self reliance to work with people from a completely different culture.

    ·         By teaching Korean children I have learned how to get the best from people even when language, culture and age present obstacles.

     

     

    Nov 2009 – Aug 2011         Children's Ward, Colchester General Hospital

                                                    Ward Clerk

     

    ·         In addition to general administrative duties. I was charged with organising new administrative processes for the new Children's Unit.

    ·         I was able to ensure the transition went smoothly and the new system has proven robust enough to remain in place.

    ·         I also created a new database of children in the North Essex area suffering from life threatening conditions. This project mapped both NHS and charity services and identified areas for improvement in order to assist the creation of a business plan to secure funding.

     

     

    Hobbies and Interests

     

    July 2011 – Present                        Physics in the Field, Institute of Physics                                Volunteer

     

    ·         When able, I volunteer with the Institute of Physics outreach programme 'Physics in the Field'. We teach physics based tricks to the public at events such as county shows and music festivals to raise interest in Physics.

     

     

    Memberships & Affiliations

     

    Associate member of the institute of Physics since 2008.

     

     

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