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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:03:48 +0000
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:38:44 +0000
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched a Dragon cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station Dec. 15 on the first use of a previously-flown first stage for a NASA mission. SpaceNews.com
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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:42:28 +0000
Airbus has signed a contract with the European Space Agency to develop a Copernicus Data and Information Access Services, orDIAS, platform that will make data from the Earth-monitoring constellation more accessible to users from about mid-2018. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:57:56 +0000
SpaceIL, the Israeli team in the Google Lunar X Prize competition, says it needs to raise $7.5 million in less than a week in order to complete its lander and retain its launch contract. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:00:27 +0000
NASA’s Dawn mission to the main asteroid belt, granted a second extended mission earlier this year, will end later next year after a final set of close-up observations of the dwarf planet Ceres. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:59:27 +0000
Lockheed envisions many uses for artificial intelligence in space, such as being able to quickly detect changes in satellite performance and in the environment. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:53:09 +0000
The Senate Commerce Committee advanced the nomination of Barry Myers to be the next administrator of NOAA to the full Senate despite concerns by the committee’s Democrats about potential conflicts of interest. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:08:47 +0000
A Japanese company planning a series of robotic missions to the moon announced Dec. 13 that it has raised more than $90 million in one of the largest Series A funding rounds for any emerging space venture. SpaceNews.com
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Blue Origin said it carried out a successful test flight of a new version of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle Dec. 12. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:06:57 +0000
Arianespace performed its eleventh and final launch of the year today, sending four Galileo European navigation satellites into medium Earth orbit. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:39:55 +0000
The new decadal survey for Earth science research will likely be unveiled in early January, slightly later than previously planned. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:17:22 +0000
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 5 okayed the first part of a satellite-servicing mission Orbital ATK’s Space Logistic subsidiary has with Intelsat, saying the servicing vehicle can execute “rendezvous, proximity operations, and docking with the Intelsat-901” satellite while in a graveyard orbit. SpaceNews.com
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Tucked into the details of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act that President Trump signed into law Dec. 12 is a long overdue recognition of the first American astronauts who were lost in service to their country while practicing for a mission. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:07-05-2012
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     Current job:Operations Manager
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Operators
     KeywordsMBA Mission Operations Mission Director Long Term Operations Gateway Operations LEO Concept of Operations Communications Optical Low Earth Orbit Geosynchronous Geostationary Satellite Manager Engineering Satellite Engineering C C++ Scrip
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    Education

    1989 - 1990               College of William and Mary

    Masters 0f Business Administration

    1965 - 1989   USN , College and Ford Aerospace Training      

    Undergrad Education

    §  Electronics/Communications

    §  Data Processing/Programming

    Professional experience

     

    2007 – March 2012     DBSD/ICO Global Communications North Las Vegas, NV

    Operations Manager – Satellite Gateway Operations

    §  Managed Gateway build from ground breaking to operations phase

    §  Managed  the integration of the satellite industries first ever Ground Based Beam Forming  equipment

    §  Managed Gateway operations through Satellite In Orbit Test phase and Ground Based Beam Forming test and validation phases.

    §  Created remote monitoring and control system for Gateway Operations

    §  Created and managed Space Team Website, File Archive and FTP servers

    §  Responsible for GBBF Master Plan creation and translation activities

    §  Responsible for Gateway Operations and Maintenance activities

    1997 - 2007               Space Systems/LoralEl Dorado Hills, CA

    Mission Director - Satellite Long Term Operations

    §  Managed Two Satellite Control Centers (Prime and Backup).

    §  Was responsible for all administrative and technical functions involved in a 24/7 communications satellite control center operation

    §  Designed, implemented and brought to maturity a new satellite long term operations control center capability for SS/L.

    §  Responsible for the health and safety of six geostationary communications satellites.

    §  Retired from SS/L when the company decided to concentrate on building satellites and removed themselves from the satellite Long Term Operations control segment.

    1988 - 1997               Ford Aerospace/Loral        Seabrook, MD

    Operations Engineer

    §  Authored GlobalStar Concepts of Operations Document.

    §  Developed GlobalStar startup operations training program.

    §  Developed systems specifications for GlobalStar computer systems hardware and software systems

    Satellite Engineer

    §  LandSat satellite RF equipment subsystems engineer.

    Was responsible for onboard RF subsystem.

    §  GOES satellite operations engineer. 

    Developed original GOES I-M operations manuals.

    1986 - 1988               Ford Aerospace                     Hanover, MD

    Communications Engineer

    §   Classified Government Project.

    Developed wiring database needed for moving a large world wide communications systems from its old location to a new location without loss of service.

    1982 - 1986               Ford Aerospace  Johnson Space Center

    Operations Controller

    §  Shuttle Mission Operations Computer Supervisor

    Managed Shuttle Missions Operations Computers Systems for Shuttle Ground Systems Support Team during Shuttle operations and simulations.

    §  Shuttle Mission Operations Engineer at Shuttle Mission Control Center, Houston.

    Developed Mission Operations Plans for Shuttle Missions.

    Intergraded TDRSS scheduling system into Missions Operations.

    Managed Ground Systems and TDRSS Systems assets during mission support periods and simulations.

    1979 - 1982               Ford Aerospace             Vandenberg AFB

    Satellite Controller

    ·         Satellite Operations Controller

    ·         Operated as a Senior Operations Controller at AFSCN site.

    ·         Computer systems engineer

    ·         Operated and Maintained SGLS Computer area equipment

    ·         RF systems engineer for satellite telemetry, tracking and command ground station.

    ·         Operated and Maintained 46’ and 60’ SGLS Antenna/Transmitter systems.

    1966 - 1978               US Navy               Asia, Europe, US

    Radioman Submarines - (Conventional and Nuclear)

    Fleet Ballistic Missile, Fast Attack, and Conventional (Special Ops)

    Shore Duty London, UK

    §  Submarine Service - Lead Radioman, In-Port Duty Chief and At Sea Diving Officer.

    §  Shore Duty- Communications Watch Officer at Naval Communications Unit London, UK.

    §  Vietnam Veteran – Submarine Special Operations during three Vietnam campaign  periods (1967-69)


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