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The successful launch of an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Jan. 11 marked not just the return to flight of the rocket but also major achievements for several of the companies with payloads on board the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:37:32 +0000
China Great Wall Industry Corp. landed a new satellite order Jan. 11 on the back of a bilateral meeting between Chinese and Cambodian officials that included an agreement to increase trade between the countries. SpaceNews.com
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An independent safety panel recommended NASA not certify SpaceX’s commercial crew system until the agency better understands the behavior of pressure vessels linked to a Falcon 9 failure in 2016. SpaceNews.com
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Virgin Galactic conducted its first test flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle in more than five months Jan. 11 as the company prepares to begin powered test flights of the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
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The PSLV lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 10:59 p.m. Eastern and placed into orbit a Cartosat 2 imaging satellite and 30 secondary payloads. SpaceNews.com
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Rocket Lab announced Jan. 11 it plans to make another attempt to launch its Electron small rocket on its second mission later this month. SpaceNews.com
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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:31:37 +0000
The U.S. Air Force is focused on information technology, cybersecurity and small satellites to enhance weather capabilities in the near term rather than a new generation of large, sophisticated spacecraft to replace the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:39:01 +0000
SpaceX has delayed its two commercial crew test flights by four months, according to a new NASA schedule released Jan. 11, raising questions about whether it or Boeing will be able to send astronauts to the International Space Station by the end of the year as previously planned. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:35:22 +0000
NOAA's future constellation could include a mix of large government-owned and government-operated satellites, imaging instruments hosted on commercial satellites, small satellites in low Earth orbit and data purchased from commercial firms. SpaceNews.com
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NASA announced Jan. 10 that it was renaming the Swift astronomy spacecraft after its former principal investigator, who passed away last year. SpaceNews.com
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Spanish rocket startup PLD Space received 2 million euros ($2.4 million) from a European Commission grant program to further the development of a pair of launchers designed for small satellites. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:11-02-2013
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     Current job:Aerospace Technician Sr.
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Launch Systems, Space Tourism
     KeywordsExperienced leader in the Human Space Flight Industry.
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    Senior Aerospace Technician with over 10 years  of Assembly, Disassembly, Industrial Maintenance and Operational experience for Kennedy Space Center

                   

     

    Core Professional Strengths

    • Maintaining and repairing Ground Support Equipment and industrial facilities including hydraulic, pneumatic, and fluid systems
    • Directing work assignments, establishing priorities, and tracking work progression to meet established schedules
    • Training and certifying technicians on man lifts and mobile and overhead cranes
    • Operating power and hand tools including volt meters and atmospheric monitoring equipment
    • Performing supervisory, administrative, and organizational duties

    ·Providing technical direction to operations personnel assigned to the functional groups of flight and ground systems, power systems, flight controls, instrumentation, and range safety systems

    ·Maintaining support schedules to ensure compliance while contending with unplanned work constraints

    ·Conducting pre-task reviews and briefings

    ·Operating most Microsoft applications and Maximo software

     

    Professional Experience

     

    UNITED SPACE ALLIANCE, Kennedy Space Center, Florida                                        

    Senior Aerospace Lead Technician                                                             November 2000– January 2013

    Led a diverse team of 12+ aerospace mechanical and electrical technicians responsible for the safe and timely disassembly of the Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Boosters (SRB) down to component level and verifying no anomalies occurred during flight.  Collaborated with engineering, planning, quality control, and customer representatives to develop and improve the performance, quality, and reliability of systems and components.

     

    ·         Researched, tested, and installed a new high pressure Hydrolasing system designed to improve environmental and ergonomic concerns

    ·         Helped develop, install, and operate the department’s Ammonium Perchlorate waste water disposal system to remove contaminants prior to sending water to sewer plant, thus saving money and the environment

    ·         Trained technicians on Disassembly procedures for “Return To Flight” after the Columbia accident

    ·         Developed shop aids for photo mapping of the Solid Rocket Boosters contributing to in-depth analysis for launch anomalies

    ·         Streamlined documentation for maintenance and operational procedures reducing redundancy of paper and time

    UNITED SPACE ALLIANCE, Kennedy Space Center, Florida                                              

    Ordinary Seaman/Cook                                                             November 1996– November 2000

    Maintain high cleanliness standards for galley, mess decks, dry stores, and walk-in freezer/chill box.

    Create a menu for 1-4 weeks and purchase all provisions for 12+ people while keeping with the budget.

    Operate, maintain, or repair ship equipment, such as winches, cranes, and derricks. Stand shipboard watches underway and import. Maintain U.S. Coast Guard License. Handle lines to moor vessels to wharfs, to tie up vessels to other vessels, or to rig towing lines.

     

    ·         Saved the company money by changing where and how  provisions were purchased

    ·         Installed new tow winches on both Retrieval Ships so they could tow the External Tank  Barge, which saved money for NASA and United Space Alliance

    ·         Created a computer based way to follow inventory and cost, saving time and money doing the monthly inventory report

     

    Honors

     

    Voted Honor man by peers in U.S. Navy Boot Camp

    Qualified Submarines

    National Defense Medal

    United Space Alliance Employee of the Month (community service)

    United Space Alliance Employee of the Month (Team)


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