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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said he believes launches of crewed Soyuz spacecraft will resume “on schedule” after last week’s launch failure, avoiding the possibility of leaving the International Space Station without a crew. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:00:58 +0000
Phase Four, an El Segundo, California startup, is expanding its leadership team as part of a campaign to direct its advanced electric propulsion system toward the growing satellite constellation market. SpaceNews.com
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With the International Space Station likely to have only a three-person crew for an extended period, researchers expect there will be less time devoted to research. SpaceNews.com
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Virgin Galactic’s chief executive says the company is approaching the “next phase” of the flight test program for the company’s SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle as the company’s founder predicts the company reaching space in “weeks.” SpaceNews.com
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 00:56:05 +0000
As one group of engineers continues to diagnose a gyro problem that has sidelined the Hubble Space Telescope, another is dealing with a problem that has put operations of another large space observatory on hold. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 22:34:35 +0000
Luck is not a plan. Yet up to now Congressional appropriators and senior NASA officials are mostly relying on luck to keep us safe from catastrophic fatalities resulting from the surprise impact of an unseen asteroid. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:03:30 +0000
The next-generation crewed spacecraft will be the payload for the first flight of the Long March 5B launch vehicle, a variant of the Long March 5 and designed for lofting large modules of the planned Chinese Space Station. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:45:51 +0000
Defense officials have been sounding alarms about what they describe as a glaring national security vulnerability — a new class of ultrafast weapons being developed by China and Russia that would overpower U.S. missile defenses. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:41:27 +0000
Roscosmos now says one of the Soyuz rocket’s four strap-on boosters failed to properly separate and nicked the core stage. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:39:24 +0000
The Senate confirmed James Morhard to be NASA’s deputy administrator late Oct. 11. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:22:45 +0000
Members of an independent NASA safety panel said they were worried that the Oct. 11 Soyuz launch failure could make safety concerns with the agency’s commercial crew program even worse. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 02:25:11 +0000
Arianespace said Oct. 11 it’s too soon to say whether the Soyuz-ST rockets it uses to launch satellites from South America will be grounded following the failure of a Russian Soyuz-FG rocket carrying crew to the International Space Station. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 23:20:38 +0000
Phase 2 of the Launch Service Agreement will be an open competition. All there winners have to compete - or they would have to return their development funds back to the government. SpaceX presumably would bid as well. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 22:25:50 +0000
LeoSat’s strategic partners, Spanish satellite operator Hispasat and Sky Perfect Jsat of Japan, are helping the constellation developer update its satellite design. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 21:10:58 +0000
Fresh off the success of a recent contract win to connect IBM Cloud customers with O3b satellites, SES’s chief executive said many of the operator’s future geostationary satellites will have attributes of O3b to appeal to more cloud networks. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:48:45 +0000
With Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft grounded for an indefinite period, NASA managers said Oct. 11 that they will look at ways to keep the current International Space Station crew in orbit for an extended period if needed. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:23:20 +0000
Thursday’s dramatic launch abort was the first time a crewed spacecraft bound for the ISS has suffered a mission critical failure. But it was not the first time that a manned Soyuz rocket has been forced to activate its launch abort system. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 09:16:29 +0000
An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut are reported to be in good condition after a problem with their Soyuz rocket minutes after liftoff Oct. 11 forced them to abort their mission to the International Space Station and make an an emergency landing in Kazakhstan. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 22:29:50 +0000
Like SES, government agencies and space companies are applying artificial intelligence to various problems they face. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 21:40:27 +0000
The U.S. Air Force announced on Wednesday it is awarding three contracts collectively worth about $2 billion to Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems and United Launch Alliance to develop launch system prototypes. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:30-12-2012
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     Current job:Senior Project Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsProgram Management Project Engineering Rocket Propulsion Trajectory Analyst Design Engineering Lean Manufacturing Supply Chain Material Program Manager Engineer
    CV

    Objective:  To obtain a challenging position where I can utilize the skills I have obtained throughout my career, as well as throughout my education, with the opportunity to advance my career, my education and develop new skills.

    Experience:

        ATK, Alliant Techsystems             Promontory, UT, Rocket Center, WV and Commerce, CA                             Mar 2004-Present

    Program Manager/Project Engineer/Design Engineer                                                                                                                 

    ­Work directly with customers, business development and program management to develop system-level requirements, define mission profiles, develop concept of operations, and identify success vs. failure for product testing and development.

    ­Work with and travel to outside suppliers and customers to demonstrate products and concepts.

    ­Cost estimating and coordination of project team funding and technical tasks.

    ­Technical lead on internal and external projects from concept through production.

    ­Produce and maintain planning, technical data and documentation.

    ­Product lifecycle from concept, design and successful testing of large scale rocket motors.

    ­Perform system trade studies and develop best solutions based upon design metric.

    ­Perform systems level modeling, simulation and analysis between various disciplines including insulation, nozzle, case, manufacturing, tool design, etc. to verify rocket motors and complete missile systems.

    ­Identify technical risks and develop solutions to correct the problem.

    ­Trajectory design, simulation and optimization on various concepts and ATK proprietary systems using POST 3D.

    ­Aerodynamic analysis of systems using TetrUSS.

    ­Models and concepts drawn using I-DEAS, manufactured based upon drawings, performed static and dynamic tests to confirm accurate assumptions and predictions.

    ­Gained thorough understanding of real-world systems and how they compare to theoretical systems.

    ­Continuation of academics and involvement in complex, analytical designs and systems.

    ­Create technical animations using STK and Lightwave.

    Process Integration and Test Engineer                                                                                                                                         

    ­Integrated design, test, and manufacturing engineering to the manufacturing process of Minuteman III ICBM’s in the Insulation and Liner Group

    ­Thorough knowledge of solid rocket motors and the processes necessary to design and build internal components.

    ­Wrote manufacturing and test plans to incorporate drawing/blueprint revision changes and implement new tooling ideas for both the Minuteman ICBM and MNASA programs.

    ­Interpret and analyze mechanical, electrical specifications and chemical data.

    ­Created tool drawings/blueprints and manufacturing sketches using I-DEAS Cad/Cam software, wrote code and programmed CNC machines based on these drawings.

    ­Resolved Discrepancy Reports and incorporated Cause and Corrective Actions to the manufacturing process.

    ­Engineering changes to Air Force drawings through the MRB Change Control Board. 

    ­Received two awards for preventing line stoppages detrimental to the Minuteman III program.

    Motorola, Inc.                                                    Arlington Heights, IL                                                           May 1999 – Aug 2002

    Integration and Test Engineer Intern                                                                                              Cellular Infrastructure Group

    ­Developed scripts for automated testing.

    ­Integrated software and hardware.

    ­Worked with technical writers to produce support documentation.

    ­Created encoders and decoders for Short Message Service (SMS).

    ­Training – Six Sigmas, Ethics, Five Nines

    Purdue University                                               West Lafayette, IN                                                              Aug 2002 – Dec 2002

    Lead Structural Engineer                                                                             Design, build and test an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle               

    ­Design and analyze the complete vehicle structure using CAD software.

    ­Perform trade studies to achieve optimal system and vehicle performance.

    ­Program and operate controls using an MP2000 autopilot system and GPS.

    ­Execute teaming responsibilities alongside system integration and marketability.

    Education:          

    Purdue University                                               West Lafayette, IN                                                              Aug 1998 – Dec 2002

    Bachelor of Science Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering                                                                                               

    Major: Rocket and Air-Breathing Propulsion                                                                                    Minor: Dynamics/Structures

    Honors and Activities:  

    Creating Value, ATK                                                                                                                                  2004 - 2011, 6 times

    Honda S2000 International Gold Member                                                                                                         2004 - Present

    American Institute Aeronautics and Astronautics                                                                                             2000 - Present

    Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association                                                                                                                  1996 - 2003

    Students for the Exploration and Development of Space                                                                                      2000 - 2001

    Motorola Outstanding Intern Scholarship                                                                                                2000 - 2001, 2 times


    Relevant Work and Computer Skills:      


    Aeromechanics I, II

    Control Systems Analysis

    Intro to Aerospace Design

    Gas Turbine Engines

    Fluid Mechanics

    Thermodynamics

    Rocket Propulsion

    Aerodynamics

    Flight Dynamics and Controls

    Dynamics and Vibrations

    Advanced Rocket Propulsion

    Structural Analysis

    Engineering Systems Analysis

    Heat Transfer

    Hypersonic Propulsion

    Principles of Dynamics

    Aircraft Design

    Graphics for Manufacturing

    Optimization in Aerospace Engineering

    Hypersonic Propulsion Design

     


    I-DEAS

    POST 3D

    TetrUSS

    Ampics

    Lightwave

    Impressa

    STK         

    Perl         

    FEMSA

    MATLAB

    TCL/iTCL

    Labsim

    Clear Case                              

    Clear Quest

    Doors

    TCD

    Framemaker

    Microsoft Office

     


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