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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:18-06-2012
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     Current job:Astronautical Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     KeywordsRocket Propulsion, Electric Propulsion, Plasma Thrusters, Vacuum Chambers, Space Propulsion, Satellite Propulsion, Ion Propulsion, Plasma Propulsion
    CV

     

    PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL OBJECTIVES

    Use engineering expertise and US Air Force officer experience to lead a team of engineering professionals.  To also work in an intermediate to senior level engineering leadership profession in the US Government or private sector. To research and deploy new technology for the space and energy industry.

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORK 2010-present

    Sanctioned Speaker. Leads over 100 Global Information Network members in Ventura County through monthly success mastery training.  Training teaches individuals how to effectively set and achieve goals in all areas of life.   

    Awards and Honors:

    Level V Member (Top 1% of The Global Information Network worldwide), 2012

    UNITED STATES AIR FORCE 2006-2011

    Captain,Counterspace Technology Engineer, Air Force Research Laboratory (2009-2011). Worked with a team of junior officers and developed protection for US-based space-assets and national assets.  Also collected technical data on foreign threats and provided this information to The Joint Space Operations Center at Vandenberg AFB, CA to reduce the vulnerability of high-priority space assets.  Directed the management and oversight of facility operations, maintenance, and safety.

    1st Lieutenant, Foreign Space Intelligence Analyst, National Air & Space Intelligence Center (2008-2009). Delivered classified technical reports and assessments of foreign space technology to the Undersecretary of Defense, Joint Space Operations Center, and US Army Space officer corps. 

    2nd Lieutenant, Graduate Student, Air Force Institute of Technology (2006-2008). Designed and built satellite plasma thruster technology merging state-of-the-art US and Russian components.  Also designed a lead the construction of the only state-of-the-art $1.5 million dollar space simulation vacuum chamber in The Air Force Institute of Technology.   

    Awards and Honors:

    Air Force Achievement Medal

    Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

    National Defense Medal

    Global War on Terrorism Medal

    Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    Air Force Longevity Ribbon

    Training Ribbon

    COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY 2004-2006

    Laboratory Technician. Constructed ion thrusters and test-set-ups for research into the thermal and material erosion effects of ions and plasma on materials used in space.  Also performed maintenance and operation of 4 high-vacuum test chambers. 

    FORMAL EDUCATION

    AIR FORCE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 2006-2008

    Curriculum included topics within: Space propulsion and power, space mission analysis and design, power generation, aerospace materials, combustion, and orbital mechanics.

    • MS in Astronautical Engineering:, April, 2008. Thesis Title: "Advanced Hollow Cathodes For Next Generation Space Propulsion Technology"

    GPA: 3.5 (4.00 scale)

    Awards and Honors:

    Nominated for Best Thesis in entire Astronautical Engineering Department and the Mervin E. Gross award for service and educational contributions to the local community. 

    COLORADO STATE UNIVERSTY 2002-2006

    Curriculum included topics within: Engineering statics, dynamics, machine design, fluid mechanics, electrical engineering, mechatronics, computer aided design, manufacturing, chemistry, materials, space propulsion, and energy conversion.

    • BS in Mechanical Engineering: May 2006.

    GPA: 3.63 (4.00 scale)

    PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING

    SPACE OFFICER ORIENTATION COURSE 2008

    Curriculum included familiarization with the air force space officer career field.  

    Awards and Honors:

    Top Graduate of 300 students. 

    FUNDAMENTALS OF ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT 100 2008

    Curriculum included all coursework related to entry-level participation in US defense department acquisition programs.  

    FUNDAMENTALS OF ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT 200 2010

    Curriculum included all coursework related to intermediate-level management of US defense department acquisition programs.  

     

    SUCCESS MASTERY COURSE, GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORK 2012

    Curriculum included 150 hour in-class training including goal achievement, business management, prioritization, communication, leadership, and success psychology.  

     

    Awards and Honors:

    Level V member (in order to qualify must complete success mastery course and score 95% or higher on 1200 question fill-in-the-blank test entirely from memory with no notes or references)

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    MIND MASTERY USA LCC  2012-present

    President.   Created and leads small business team of 8 professionals around the country to market and sell self-improvement and self-help materials via direct marketing and live presentations.  

    CIVIL AIR PATROL (VOLUNTEER)  1998-2009

    Captain, Ohio Wing Commandant of Cadets. Lead the execution and designed the training curriculum for the annual Civil Air Patrol Summer Encampment for the state of Ohio.  Responsible for day-to-day training execution and coordination for entire 200+ cadet encampment with a staff of over50.                                 
     

    Awards and Honors:

    Ohio Wing Commander’s Commendation Medal

    PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH

    • Author of Ignition and Plume Characteristics of Low-Current Cerium and Lanthanum Hexaboride Hollow Cathodes, Journal of Propulsion and Power, 2010 vol. 26 no. 1

    • Author of Low Current Cerium Hexaboride and Lanthanum Hexaboride Hollow Cathodes, 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, NV

    SECURITY CLEARANCE (ACTIVE)

    TS/SCI Security Clearance w/Counterintelligence Polygraph (granted September 2008)

    COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

    Microsoft Office, MATLAB, MathCAD, Solidworks, Pro-Engineer.

    REFERENCES

    Dr. John Williams (Professor)                                                970-491-8564

    Col. Ken Curell (US Air Force (ret.)                                       937-478-3601

    Jordan Davis (Business Associate)                                      972-795-5547

    Dave Macarthur (Business Associate)                                 480-721-5146


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