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Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:25:18 +0000
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson made news last week at the Space Symposium with major announcements on the reorganization of Space and Missile Systems Center and the standup of a new office to eliminate bottlenecks in the system. SpaceNews.com
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Iceye, the Finnish company flying a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) microsatellite, forged an alliance with Ursa Space Systems, a firm that offers economic insights from geospatial data. SpaceNews.com
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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:23:58 +0000
Geospatial data companies are focusing intently on acquiring satellite imagery quickly and speeding data delivery to customers. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:14:24 +0000
The light-lift Vega rocket is Europe’s vehicle of choice for small satellites, but has mainly launched spacecraft weighing hundreds of kilograms. While that’s smaller than what Arianespace normally launches on an Ariane 5 or Soyuz, it’s not the “small” that people generally think of when they think smallsats. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:09:21 +0000
Lockheed Martin executives said April 24 they are confident they will win an Air Force competition for the next set of GPS 3 navigation satellites as questions swirl about what other companies, if any, submitted proposals. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:42:28 +0000
An Ariane 5 launch has been cancelled after an unexplained problem with an Indian space agency satellite that was supposed to ride on the mission. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:34:24 +0000
In its quest for cutting edge commercial solutions to military problems, the U.S. Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) is not ignoring the talents of traditional government contractors. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:47:23 +0000
Speedcast’s revenues more than doubled in 2017 as the satellite network operator began leveraging its acquisitions of U.S. companies Harris CapRock and UltiSat. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 01:18:18 +0000
NGA Director Cardillo: “I want the market to work … but government shouldn’t be their first customer. We should be their second customer.” SpaceNews.com
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 23:00:57 +0000
NASA’s new administrator said he’s “very excited” about leading the space agency as he takes office after an extended confirmation process. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:24:12 +0000
USD Kernan: "we really haven’t taken all the advantage we can of technology.” SpaceNews.com
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:01:42 +0000
Wilson sat down with SpaceNews at the recent Space Symposium in Colorado Springs to discuss the ongoing reorganization of the Space and Missile Systems Center, space investment priorities and her plans to secure congressional support for budgets and management reforms. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:54:23 +0000
In the months preceding the launch of Avanti’s Hylas-4 satellite, the British operators didn’t mince words when it described the importance of a successful mission as “critical.” SpaceNews.com
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:23:19 +0000
"We are trying to effectively link air, land, sea and space. The geospatial context on the ground may give you some type of indications and warning of something happening in space," said Chirag Parikh, director of NGA's Office of Source Strategies. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:53:45 +0000
NASA’s next administrator, Jim Bridenstine, is set to be sworn into office April 23 as the space industry breathes a sigh of relief that his extended confirmation process is finally over. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:31:54 +0000
Within the top five space contractors, from 2011 to 2017, ULA surpassed Boeing and became the top overall vendor. SpaceNews.com
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:53:32 +0000
"Other transactions authorities" allow the Air Force to go faster to prototyping. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:19:54 +0000
GEOShare, a Lockheed Martin subsidiary matching missions with orbital slots in an effort to boost satellite sales, has signed up over 150 missions and over 100 orbital locations, said Lon Levin, GEOShare president and chief executive. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:46:40 +0000
As Lockheed Martin prepares to complete assembly of the Orion spacecraft flying on the first SLS mission, the company says it’s making progress in lowering the costs of the future spacecraft, including through reuse. 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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