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Fri, 16 Nov 2018 21:13:06 +0000
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission pressed forward with plans to firm up its rules about space safety and orbital debris Nov. 15 while at the same time questioning whether it is the right agency to do so. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:23:24 +0000
NASA’s plans to return humans to the surface of the moon within 10 years got a chilly reception from an advisory group Nov. 15, who called on the agency to accelerate that timeframe and reconsider development of the Gateway facility in lunar orbit. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:22:49 +0000
The round brings NorthStar E&S’s total funding to 83 million Canadian dollars and ends a funding drought from when the company announced its plans three years ago. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:17:38 +0000
Spacety is one of China’s first commercial and private satellite companies in China, established in January 2016, following new government policies introduced in 2014 and 2015 to deregulate the nation’s space sector. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 05:22:08 +0000
AST&Science announced plans Nov. 15 to begin building extremely satellites in 2019 at its new North American manufacturing plant in Midland, Texas. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:41:59 +0000
SpaceX matched its personal best with its 18th launch this year, delivering the Es’hail-2 communications satellite to geostationary transfer orbit for Qatari operator Es’hailSat. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:37:38 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Nov. 15 that the reelection defeat of a key appropriator, and the potential for budget cuts next year, is a cause for concern for him as he tries to balance the agency’s priorities. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:42:59 +0000
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted Nov. 15 to approve four proposed satellite constellations, authorizing nearly 8,000 small telecom satellites to serve U.S. entities from low Earth orbit. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:22:05 +0000
NASA’s top official came to Canada to make his pitch for the country to become involved in a U.S.-lead lunar space mission but that direct appeal didn’t budge Canadian government officials, at least for now. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:50:59 +0000
Shanahan on the Space Force legislation: “What I feel confident about is that the proposal that we are going to carry forward makes sense.” SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:33:38 +0000
Solstar Space, the New Mexico startup planning to offer WiFi to people and machines in orbit, is looking for a strategic investor. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:30:42 +0000
Rocket Lab, the small launch vehicle developer that recently performed its first commercial launch, has raised an additional $140 million to fund expansion of its launch activities and research projects. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:03:25 +0000
Leaps in capabilities of commercial constellations of small Earth-observation satellites and the decreasing cost of their services were at the center of a debate about the future of publicly funded Earth-observation missions after Spire CEO Peter Platzer introduced the company’s ambition to become “the Amazon” of space. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:06:23 +0000
While everybody is rightly celebrating recent successes in commercial space, some long-term trends are just beginning. It is still early days, and significant growth and new opportunities are just around the corner. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:36:09 +0000
It’s no secret the megaconstellations will have a dramatic impact on space traffic. Experts now are turning their attention to ensuring they don’t also create a dangerous spike in orbital debris. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:00:52 +0000
Space Tango, a Kentucky startup that develops microgravity research platforms, announced plans Nov. 15 to launch in the mid-2020s an autonomous in-orbit manufacturing facility. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:36:34 +0000
With NASA committed to a human return to the moon, Mars exploration advocates say those lunar missions can be useful to achieve their long-term goals, if designed properly. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:15:39 +0000
WASHINGTON — Air Force buyers of space systems are cutting red tape and removing layers of oversight to expedite programs, Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson said on Wednesday. Wilson said the reorganization of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center and the establishment of a rapid procurement office […] SpaceNews.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 21:12:03 +0000
Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Tom Udall (D-N.M.) wrote to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai saying the agency “must consider whether sufficient spectrum will remain available to accommodate today's C-band services,” among other issues. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:00:40 +0000
One take-away from last week’s Global MilSatcom conference in London is that the satellite communications industry is giving government buyers more choices than they can handle. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:29-04-2013
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     Current job:Satellite Ground Control Station Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
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         Date of Birth: 20 Aug 1986
         Spanish Nationality
     
    A high achieving and career focused telecommunications engineer, seeking attractive opportunities to progress technically and professionally in the space industry.
     
    EMPLOYMENT
     
    October 2011 – Present: System Engineer at Indra, Madrid, Spain
     
    Main Project:
     
    FOC Galileo Tracking Telemetry and Command Facility (TTCF) for the European Space Agency (ESA)
       - Assembly, Integration and Validation of Galileo 13 meter S-Band TTCF Station in Noumea (New Caledonia), Reunion (France) and Redu (Belgium) ground control stations
       - Project main activities:
         - Ground station design and documentation
         - Test documentation production
         - Ground station on-site integration
         - Ground station interface verification
         - Ground station functional and performance verification testing and calibration
         - TTCF Ground station preventive and corrective maintenance interventions and support
         - TTCF Ground station final documentation datapackage elaboration
     
    * IOV Galileo Tracking Telemetry and Command Facility (TTC) for the European Space Agency
       - Preventive and corrective manintenance support
       - On-site missions for the 13 meters Galileo antenna upgrades in Kiruna (Sweeden) and Kourour (French Guiana)
       - Design documentation production and updates
     
    Other projects collaborations:
     
    * Amazonas 3 (Hispasat). Ground Segment Project
       - Equipment procurement
       - Testing activities for calibration in terms of insertion losses and voltage standing wave ratio (VSWR) of the ground segment using the Scalar Network Analysis test tool from Agilent
       - Ground Segment functional and performance verification testing
     
    * SMOS (ESA). Data Processing Ground Segment in Villafranca del Castillo (Spain)
       - Ground Station Preventive and Corrective Maintenance interventions and support
       - Ground Station upgrade interventions
       - Design Documentation production
     
    * Amazonas 4 (Hispasat). GCS Communication Subsystem
       - COMMS equipment configuration 
       - COMMS subsystem on-site verification activities
     
    EDUCATION
     
    September 2004 – June 2010: Telecommunications Engineering Degree (5 Year, full time)
     
    September 2009 – June 2010: MSc Communication Systems, Swansea University, UK
    Multidisciplinary course focused on wireless communications and sponsored by the Institute of Advanced
    Telecommunications (IAT). Result: Honours (average 85%) obtained for all 100 credits taken for the fulfillment of ERASMUS scheme.
    Thesis: ‘OFDM Transmitter and Receiver Design for vehicle-to-vehicle communications’ Simulation of a wireless communication between two vehicles considering multiple scenarios based on the IEEE 802.11p standard.
     
    • September 2004 – June 2010: Telecommunications Engineering, University of Seville, Spain
    Focus on Robotics and Radio communication. Result: equivalent 2:1
    Project: ‘Catch and demodulation of a signal transmitted by the AD9857 modulator through the ICS-554 acquisition card and Matlab’
     
    LANGUAGES
    Spanish: Native 
    English: Full Professional 
    French: Medium 
     
    OTHER SKILLS
    - STK
    - Network Time Protocol Servers
    - Scalar Network Analysis tools
    - MATLAB/Simulink
    - VMware
    - C Programming
    - CISCO routers

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