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From 2000 to 2017, the U.S. government contracted more than $26 billion in foreign military sales to the Republic of Korea, including advanced combat aircraft and missile defense systems. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 22 May 2018 17:12:54 +0000
Startups backed primarily by private venture capital have announced plans to launch dozens of small SAR satellites within a decade to take advantage of the miniaturization of electronics. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 22 May 2018 17:08:45 +0000
In January, ICEYE proved it could operate a synthetic aperture radar on a microsatellite. Now the company is preparing to launch a constellation. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 22 May 2018 00:18:43 +0000
The UN certified Iridium Communications to provide Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) services, ending Inmarsat’s monopoly on the internationally required service for ships, Iridium said May 21. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 21 May 2018 18:42:48 +0000
The USSOCOM can now take advantage of commercial innovations by procuring satellite connectivity as a managed service SpaceNews.com
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Israeli fleet operator Spacecom on May 21 announced a contract worth up to $55 million for satellite capacity on its upcoming Amos-17 satellite. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:30:45 +0000
Parsons will be pursuing more Air Force and NASA work, especially in small satellite prototyping and engineering development. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:04:36 +0000
An Orbital ATK Antares rocket successfully launched a Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station May 21 on a mission that may be the swan song for the company as an independent entity. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:53:04 +0000
The utility of space sensors has been studied for decades so the Pentagon has plenty of data to draw from. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 20 May 2018 16:45:56 +0000
Striking United Launch Alliance employees will return to work after voting May 19 to accept a revised contract, ending a two-week strike. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 18 May 2018 20:18:02 +0000
As NASA formally requests proposals for studies on the commercialization of low Earth orbit, another study presented at a congressional hearing May 17 concludes commercial space stations are unlikely to be financially viable in the mid-2020s. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 18 May 2018 14:48:14 +0000
Members of a NASA safety panel said May 17 they believed that a SpaceX approach for fueling its Falcon 9 rockets known as “load-and-go” could be used for future commercial crew missions. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 18 May 2018 03:02:18 +0000
As House appropriators approved a spending bill May 17 that partially restores funding for a NASA astrophysics mission slated for cancellation, the agency’s administrator said he was “90 percent” confident that the mission will continue. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 17 May 2018 23:25:08 +0000
Planet hopes to grab market share by offering “guaranteed collection” twice a day. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 17 May 2018 22:42:51 +0000
NASA is dealing with a contamination problem with tubing in part of the core stage of the first Space Launch System vehicle, an issue that could contribute to further delays for its launch. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 17 May 2018 20:27:37 +0000
Nine satellite companies agreed May 17 to donate satellite capacity and equipment to the United Nations, seeking to coordinate their responses to natural disasters. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 17 May 2018 19:45:38 +0000
Nearly 600 members of a union that has been on strike against United Launch Alliance for almost two weeks will vote on a new contract May 19 that would end the labor dispute. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 17 May 2018 17:10:18 +0000
SpaceX and OneWeb, two companies building thousands of satellites for broadband services, both expect to connect billions of the world's least-served to the internet. The two most prominent developers of electronically steered antennas don’t share that aspiration, however. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:11-06-2012
     Last Modified:11-06-2012 (07:30)
    Job information
     Current job:Power Systems Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     KeywordsSystems Engineering Power Systems Propulsion
    CV

     

    Objective

     

    Seeking a challenging and rewarding systems engineering position with a focus on innovation and

    optimization.

     

    Education

     

    The University of Michigan

     

    Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.

     

    B.S.E. Aerospace Engineering

    April 2012

    GPA: 3.1/4.0 (B+)

     

    M.Eng.  Space Systems Engineering

    April 2012

    GPA: 6.93/9.00 (A-)

     

    Selected Coursework Space instrumentation   Systems engineering   Electric Propulsion

    Requirements development   Mission analysis   CAD   Astrodynamics

     

    Work History

     

    The University of Michigan (Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences)

    May 2012-present

    Electrical Power System Lead

     

     

    Designed electrical power system for CubeSat investigating Atmospheric Density Response to Extreme driving (CADRE) to be entered into the Air Force Research Lab's University Nanosat-7 Program. This system currently provides su cient power for nominal operations with a comfortable 36% margin.

     

    Created STK power generation simulation to model energy accumulation over a single orbit using an orbit propagator model, geometry based on the sun vector and spacecraft orientation, and solar cell distribution.

     

    Currently designing and testing flight avionics for power regulation and maximum peak power tracking

     

    The University of Michigan (Physics)                      May 2010 - Aug 2010

     

    Research Assistant

     

    Designed gondola to carry telescope to study CMB during launch, ight, and impact on high-altitude balloon. Thin-walled carbon ber/epoxy pipes were the primary materials.

     

    Tested gondola design with FEA software.  Gondola passed impact and modal analyses.

     

    Drafted parts for a Fourier Transform Spectrometer used for calibrating hypersensitive CCDs. Constructed by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

     

    Academic Projects

     

    Phoenix

     

    Project Manager, Propulsion Specialist

     

    Designed two Satlets for DARPA's Phoenix project as directed by Space Systems Loral. Satlets are microsat-scale craft used to provide speci c capabilities in repurposing of derelict technology.

     

    Sized hydrogen peroxide propulsion system for Propulsor Satlet and developed CAD model Developed and veri ed system budgets and incorporated future risk reduction steps

     

    Balloon Satellite

     

    Communication System Specialist

     

    Designed and built radio for high-altitude launch cubesat using amateur radio, terminal node controller modem, and Arduino Nano microprocessor.

     

    Programmed Arduino to send AX.25 packets of GPS and sensor data to ground station

     

    Relayed GPS strings of latitude, longitude, altitude, and Greenwich Mean Time to track and chase satellite in flight

     

    Software Proficiency

     

    MATLAB

    LATEX

    NASTRAN

    SolidWorks

    C++

    Hypermesh

    Satellite Toolkit

    Altium Designer

     

    Personal Information

     

    Four-year member of the Michigan Marching Band Drumline

    Member of Sigma Gamma Tau Aerospace Honors Society 


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