Latest Space News
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:36:16 +0000
The 10-year contract is for operations and support of the Advanced Extremely High Frequency, Milstar and Defense Satellite Communications System constellations. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:51:17 +0000
Exos Aerospace said the failed launch of a reusable suborbital sounding rocket last month was caused by a structural failure of the rocket shortly after liftoff. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 12:28:02 +0000
NASA’s inspector general warned in a new report that, because of commercial crew delays, utilization of the International Space Station will drop sharply in 2020 and that NASA runs the risk of losing access entirely by next fall. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 23:52:00 +0000
EchoStar has ordered two tiny S-band satellites from Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems to jumpstart a low-Earth-orbit constellation using spectrum gained through its October acquisition of IoT startup Helios Wire.  SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 22:06:27 +0000
NASA paid Boeing nearly $300 million more than originally planned in its commercial crew contract in part because of agency concerns that the company might drop out of the program, a new report claims. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 21:47:58 +0000
SDA is the new term replacing Space Situational Awareness, according to an Oct. 4 memo from Air Force Space Command. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 20:29:46 +0000
Loft Orbital has raised a fresh $13 million to continue development of a constellation of small satellites purpose-built to carry a mix of payloads for customers who don’t want to fly their own satellites.  SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:19:54 +0000
With growing bipartisan skepticism that NASA’s current plan to return humans to the moon by 2024 is achievable, members of the House Science Committee used a Nov. 13 hearing to advocate for a different, and arguably more conventional, approach. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 12:04:44 +0000
SpaceX successfully tested Nov. 13 the thrusters used as part of the abort system for its Crew Dragon spacecraft, nearly seven months after a similar test resulted in the loss of another spacecraft. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 04:49:10 +0000
The Senate Commerce Committee approved Nov. 13 a NASA authorization bill introduced a week earlier to extend the life of the International Space Station and support other agency programs. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 01:37:18 +0000
Launcher won its first government funding when the U.S. Air Force awarded the the Brooklyn-based startup $1.5 million to accelerate development and testing of its E-2 rocket engine. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 22:52:54 +0000
Chairman Adam Smith said House-Senate divide is deepening over the establishment of a Space Force SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:01:43 +0000
Mark Rigolle, CEO of LeoSat, told SpaceNews Nov. 13 that the company laid off all 13 employees — himself included — in August after its earlier investors decided not to fund the company any longer.  SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 19:41:33 +0000
Isotropic Systems has completed two-way communications tests of its electronically steered antenna using Avanti’s Hylas-4 satellite. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 17:48:11 +0000
In its ongoing quest to increase launch vehicle production, Rocket Lab has unveiled a new industrial robotic system designed to speed up manufacturing of its Electron rocket. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 17:03:25 +0000
The former chairman of the House aviation subcommittee and adviser to United Launch Alliance argues that all commercial spaceflight companies should support, rather than disrupt, the FAA's ongoing effort to streamline existing launch licensing processes. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 12:56:40 +0000
China launches six remote sensing satellites into orbit with two launches inside three hours from sites in north China. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 11:00:40 +0000
A new study says companies can build, launch and operate constellations to gather global imagery with a resolution of one meter for a fraction of the cost of previous constellations. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:29:40 +0000
A NASA official warned that extended delays in finalizing a fiscal year 2020 budget for the agency could have implications for its ability to stay on schedule for returning humans to the moon in 2024. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:14:41 +0000
Two astronauts are set to begin a series of spacewalks this week to repair an instrument outside the International Space Station that was never designed to be serviced in orbit. SpaceNews.com
More space news...
19506 cvs - 692 jobs

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

  • HOME
  • POST YOUR CV
  • JOB SEARCH
  • LOOKING FOR STAFF?

  • HOME
  • REGISTER
  • CV SEARCH
  • POST JOBS
  • CV: Research fellow/Flight dynamics engineer

    Printer Friendly

     


    << BACK

    Personal information
     Name:<withheld>
     Age:<withheld>
     Country:<withheld>
     Location:<withheld>
    Contact information
     Email:<withheld>
     Phone:<withheld>
     Mobile:<withheld>
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:10-02-2012
     Last Modified:13-07-2016 (08:49)
    Job information
     Current job:Research fellow/Flight dynamics engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, ,
     KeywordsFlight Dynamics, Mission analyst, researcher, attitude dynamics and control
    CV

    DoB: 22nd December 1986

     

    PROFILE

    I am an early career academic with interest in flight dynamics from both engineering and applied mathematic perspective. 

    I am looking for a challenging engineering role to develop my expertise aligned to the space flight dynamics activities, most likely in the broad discipline of space mission design and space system engineering. My ambition is to work as a flight dynamics engineer, ideally, at a space agency or industry teamwork and innovation oriented. I would be willing to travel and provide on-call support when needed.

     

    KEY SKILLS

    TECHNICAL SKILLS

    - Matlab and Simulink (good knowledge)

    - Latex (good knowledge)

    - Mathematica (good knowledge)

    - AGI (STK Astrogator) (good knowledge)

    - Python (good knowledge)

    - C++ (basic knowledge)

    - ADA (basic knowledge)

     

    LANGUAGES

    - Italian (mother tongue)

    - English: GRE, TOEFL-IBT, PET and IELTS certificates (proficiency)

    - Spanish (good listening, average speaking and poor writing)

     

    EDUCATION

    University of Southampton, UK, September 2012-June 2016  

    Ph.D (to be awarded/defended in June 2016) Aerospace Engineering

    Thesis title: ‘Design and control of solar radiation pressure assisted missions in the Sun-Earth system’.

     

    Achievements

    - Development of new graveyard manoeuvres for the end of life disposal of spacecraft in the    restricted three-body problem. This work was initiated within a European Space Agency’s industrial project (Contract No: ESA/GSP-SOW-12-602);

    - Experience in the design of low-trust control for spacecraft in libration point orbit;

    - Experience with high-fidelity models that make use of ephemeris data;

    - Software development in Matlab language;

    - Autonomy in the work;

    - Analytical and systematic approach to research problems. Look for logical solutions on the basis of past experience or novel ideas in the research literature, as well as seeking advice and opinion from colleagues;

    - Ability to write for a variety of audiences. Produced regular weekly reports for research advisors; published four journal articles for academic audiences.

    - Manage my research and undergraduate student projects supervision workload by setting priorities, planning, and monitoring progress, ensuring I meet deadlines;

    - Developed confidence in public speaking through giving papers and talks at six international conferences and meetings in Astrodynamics.

     

    Politecnico di Milano, IT, March 2009-October 2011

    MEng Space Engineering

     

    Key courses

    - Attitude Orbit Control System (AOCS);

    - Orbital Mechanics;

    - Space Mission Design.

     

    University of Strathclyde, UK, February – September 2011

    Internship, MEng thesis on the European Space Agency’s European Student Moon Orbiter project

     

    Achievements

    - Experience in multi-body dynamics and Attitude Orbit Control System (AOCS);

    - Adaptability in multi-cultural work place;

    - Software development in Matlab language and Simulink.

     

    Politecnico di Milano, IT, September 2005-March 2009

    BEng Aerospace Engineering

     

    Achievements

    - Good attitude toward teamwork and leadership skills favoured by group projects and thesis;

    - Key courses: math, geometry, physics, aerodynamics, structural dynamics, fluid dynamics and flight dynamics;

    - Computing skills: C++, Matlab and Simulink, CAD and Femap.

     

    WORK EXPERIENCE

     

    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan, March 2016 – Current

    JSPS Research Fellow / Flight dynamics engineer on Hayabusa 2 mission

     

    Achievements

    - Expertise in dust particle dynamics around small bodies

    - Asteroids vicinity operations in Hayabusa 2 mission

     

    Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunia, ES, August – December 2015

    Early Stage Researcher in Astronet-II research-training network in Astrodynamics

     

    Achievements

    - Applied mathematics;

    - Research collaboration;

    - Advance simulation methods (Basic knowledge of Fortran programming).

     

    TxT e-solution, IT, November 2011 – September 2012

    Test software engineer in the avionics division

     

    Achievements

    - Software development in ADA language;

    - Experience with flight management system and area navigation;

    - Direct contact with customer (Agusta-Westland).

     

    QUALIFICATIONS, AWARDS & CERTIFICATES

    - Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Japan, 2015;

    - Python Programming Primer (35hours), University of Southampton, 2014;

    - Travel Grant, IET, England, 2014;

    - Travel Grant, EECI, France, 2014;

    - European Space Agency Sponsorship, Holland, 2013;

    - Professional Engineering Qualification, Italy, 2012;

    - Pegasus Award for international cooperation, Italy, 2011.

     

    PUBLICATIONS

     

    JOURNAL PUBBLICATIONS

    - S. Soldini, C. Colombo, S. Walker, ‘Solar radiation pressure feedback control strategy for unstable periodic orbits in the restricted three-body problem’, (Future publication).

    - S. Soldini, C. Colombo, S. Walker, ‘Solar radiation pressure end-of-life disposal for Libration-point orbits in the Sun-(Earth+Moon) system: effect of the Earth’s eccentricity’, (Future publication).

    - S. Soldini, C. Colombo, S. Walker, ‘The end-of-life disposal of satellites in Libration-point orbits using solar radiation pressure’, Advances in Space Research Special issue: Asteroids & Space Debris (accepted) June 2015.

    - C. Colombo, E. A. Alessi, W. van der Weg, S. Soldini, F. Letizia, M. Vetrisano, M. Vasile, A. Rossi, M. Landgraf, ‘End-of-life disposal concepts for Libration Point Orbit and Highly Elliptical Orbit Missions‘, Acta Astronautica, In Press, October 2014.

    - S. Soldini, F. Bernelli-Zazzera and M. Vasile, ‘Attitude Dynamics of ESMO Satellite: Mass Expulsion Torques and Propellant Slosh Model’, Aerotecnica Missili e Spazio, (92) 1-2, pp. 17-26, March-June 2013.

     

    INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

    - S. Soldini, C. Colombo, and S. Walker, ‘Solar radiation pressure end-of-life disposal for Libration-point orbits in the elliptic restricted three-body problem’, Proceedings of the AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williemsburg, VA, 11-15 January, 2015.

    - S. Soldini, C. Colombo and S. Walker, ‘A feasibility study of solar radiation pressure feedback control strategy for unstable periodic orbits in the restricted three-body problem’, Proceedings of the 65th International Astronautical Congress, IAC-14.C1.6.13, Toronto, Canada, 29 September-3 October, 2014.

    - S. Soldini, C. Colombo, and S. Walker, ‘Comparison of Hamiltonian structure-preserving and Floquét mode station-keeping for Libration-point orbits’, Proceedings of the AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, AIAA-2014-4118, San Diego, California, 4-7 August, 2014.

    - S. Soldini, C. Colombo, S. Walker and M. Landgraf, ‘Libration-Point Orbit missions disposal at the end-of-life through solar radiation pressure’, Proceedings of the 2nd International Academy of Astronautics Conference on Dynamics and Control of Space Systems (DYCOSS), IAA-AAS-DyCoSS2, Rome, Italy, 24-26 March, 2014.

    - C. Colombo, F. Letizia, S. Soldini, H. Lewis, E. M. Alessi, A. Rossi, M. Vasile, M. Vetrisano, W. Van der Weg and M. Landgraf, ‘End-of-life disposal concepts for libration point and highly elliptical orbit missions’, Proceedings of the 2nd  International Academy of Astronautics Conference on Dynamics and Control of Space Systems (DYCOSS), IAA-AAS-DyCoSS2, Rome, Italy, 24-26 March, 2014.

    - S. Soldini, C. Colombo and S. Walker, ‘Adaptive Structures for Spacecraft Orbit Control’, Proceedings of the 64th International Astronautical Congress, IAC-13.C1.9.10, Beijing, China, 23-27 September, 2013.

    - C. Colombo, H. Lewis, F. Letizia, S. Soldini, L. Gossnitzer, E. M. Alessi, A. Rossi, L. Dimare, M. Vasile, W. Van der Weg, C. McInnes, M. Macdonalds and M. Landgraf, ‘End-o-f-Life Disposal Trajectories for Libration Point and Highly Elliptical Orbit Missions’, Proceedings of the 64th International Astronautical Congress, IAC-13.A6.P.24, Beijing, China, 23-27 September, 2013.

    - S. Soldini, ‘Attitude Dynamics of ESMO Satellite: Mass Expulsion Torques and Propellant Slosh Model’, Proceedings of the 8th AIAA-Pegasus Student Conference, Poitiers, France, 12 April, 2012.

     

    OTHER SKILLS/ACTIVITES

    - Excellent swimming skills;

    - Dancing salsa, practice yoga and hiking;

    - November 2010 – June 2012. Voluntary service. Italy;

    - November 2009. First Aid Classes.

     

    DRIVING LICENCE

    B European Category

     

    REFERENCES

    References are available on request


    Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.

    All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.

    All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide. 

    Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!

     

    2019 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):

    1 month - Discovery 450 euros convert
    3 months - Bronze 1150 euros convert
    6 months - Silver 1950 euros convert
    12 months - Gold 3200 euros convert

     

    If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)622757477 or send us an email at sales@space-careers.com. We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.

     

    Subscriptions

     

    Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.

     

    VAT:

    Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
    - if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
    - if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)

     

    Support:

    For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)622757477.
    Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)622757477 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.

    Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.

     

    Warning:

    We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
    Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.

    To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
    * The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
    * Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.

    Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing sales@space-careers.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

     
    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2019 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics