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The White House nominated a veteran Senate aide with little space experience to be NASA’s deputy administrator July 12, a month after the agency’s administrator said he wanted someone with technical expertise for the job. SpaceNews.com
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Blue Origin will begin flying two customers on the same New Glenn rocket after the launch vehicle has performed five missions with solo customers, according to Ted McFarland, Blue Origin’s commercial director of Asia-Pacific business. SpaceNews.com
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Wed, 11 Jul 2018 22:15:26 +0000
China’s state-owned fleet operator is making forward-leaning investments in high-throughput satellites and low-Earth-orbit constellations without worrying, at least initially, about whether these projects are backed by sound business plans. SpaceNews.com
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Amid growing concerns about commercial crew delays, a GAO report recommended NASA share more schedule information with Congress and develop contingency plans to maintain access to the International Space Station. SpaceNews.com
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Using free data from the European Space Agency, a startup in Finland created a geospatial information service that is entirely enabled by artificial intelligence. SpaceNews.com
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A Silicon Valley startup developing electric propulsion systems for satellites has raised $10 million and added the billionaire founder of LinkedIn to its board. SpaceNews.com
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Intelsat-901, a 17-year-old communications satellite running low on propellant, is awaiting a first-of-its-kind service call from a robotic spacecraft carrying a fresh tank of fuel. SpaceNews.com
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Kepler Communications, a Canadian startup designing a network of 140 telecom cubesats, has teamed up with the Satellite Applications Catapult in the U.K. to build a third and final prototype before pressing on with the full constellation. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:44:17 +0000
A government-industry team announced July 10 they successfully completed a series of 10 test firings over 10 days of a shuttle-era engine intended for use on a reusable suborbital spaceplane. SpaceNews.com
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Rocket Lab announced July 10 that it has selected four potential locations for an American launch site for its Electron rocket, with a final decision to come in August. 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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