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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
ESO's fleet of telescopes in Chile have detected the first visible counterpart to a gravitational wave source. These historic observations suggest that this unique object is the result of the merger of two neutron stars. The cataclysmic aftermaths of this kind of merger - long-predicted events called kilonovae - disperse heavy elements such as gold and platinum throughout the Universe. This discovery, published in several papers in the journal Nature and elsewhere, also provides the strongest ev...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra. Shortly after 8:41 a.m. EDT on Aug. 17, NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope picked up a pulse of high-energy light from a powerful explosion, which was immediately reported to astronomers around the globe as a short gamma-ray burst. The scientists at the National S...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0100
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on Oct. 15 at 3:28 a.m. EDT. Designated NROL-52, the mission is in support of national security. "Today's launch is a testament to the tireless dedication of the ULA team, demonstrating why ULA continues to serve as our nation's most dependable and successful launch provider," said Laura Maginnis, ULA vice president of Government Satellite Launch. "Af...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:05:00 +0100
The first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, Sentinel-5P, has been launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. The 820 kg satellite was carried into orbit on a Rockot launcher at 09:27 GMT (11:27 CEST) today. The first stage separated 2 min 16 sec after liftoff, followed by the fairing and second stage at 3 min 3 sec and 5 min 19 sec, respectively. The upper stage then fired twice, delivering Sentinel-5P to its final orbit 79 min after liftoff. ...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:55:00 +0100
The first full-scale model of the rocket motor that will propel Ariane 6 and Vega-C into orbit has been cast and filled with inert propellant for testing at Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana. The P120C is the largest solid-propellant rocket motor ever built in one segment. Each P120C will hold over 140 tonnes of propellant in a carbon fibre casing almost 11.5 m long and about 3.4 m in diameter. It is derived from Vega's current first stage motor, the P80, which holds 88 tonnes of propell...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
There's no map showing all the billions of exoplanets hiding in our galaxy -- they're so distant and faint compared to their stars, it's hard to find them. Now, astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for giant exoplanets. A new study finds that giant exoplanets that orbit far from their stars are more likely to be found around young stars that have a disk of dust and debris than those without disks. The study, published in The Astronomical Journal, focused on ...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:50:00 +0100
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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:00:00 +0100
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was recently selected by DigitalGlobe, Inc. as the next-generation WorldView Legion satellite imaging constellation payload provider. Under the contract, Raytheon will deliver the telescopes, detectors and combined electronics to Space Systems Loral, the WorldView Legion space vehicle integrator. Raytheon's new payload doubles DigitalGlobe's capacity to capture multispectral and 30 cm imagery, while tripling to quadrupling the company's capacity to image high-dema...
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:32:00 +0100
Mission controllers completed a critical final rehearsal today, confirming that everything and everyone on ground are ready to take over control of Sentinel-5P in the harsh environment of space. A 'team of teams' working at ESA's control centre in Darmstadt, Germany, today conducted a final rehearsal for this week's launch of Sentinel-5P. They were joined by engineers working at ground stations on three continents and by teams responsible for the launcher and its payload in Plesetsk, Russ...
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:00:00 +0100
Ushering in a new era of advanced Global Positioning System (GPS) technology, the U.S. Air Force declared the first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built GPS III satellite "Available for Launch." The Air Force's "AFL" declaration is the final acceptance of Lockheed Martin's first GPS III Space Vehicle (GPS III SV01) prior to its expected 2018 launch. GPS III SV01 will bring new capabilities to U.S. and allied military forces, and a new civil signal that will improve future connectivity worldwide ...
Mon, 9 Oct 2017 16:30:00 +0100
With four days to liftoff, the next Sentinel satellite is now on the launch pad at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. The rocket will be fuelled two days before launch, set for Friday at 09:27 GMT (11:27 CEST). The Sentinel-5P satellite has been at the cosmodrome since early September going through a series of tests and being readied for the big day. After being sealed from view in the rocket fairing last week, it was rolled out to the launch pad on Saturday. "This point in any...
Mon, 9 Oct 2017 15:00:00 +0100
L3 Technologies (NYSE:LLL) announced today that it has been awarded a contract to provide Hawkeye(tm) III Lite VSAT satellite communications terminals and on-site training to the U.S. Air National Guard's Joint Incident Site Communications Capability (JISCC) teams. These terminals will facilitate direct communication from remote locations in all 50 states and U.S. territories. Additionally, these Army Strategic Command (ARSTRAT)-certified terminals will enable access to the Wideband Global SATCO...
Mon, 9 Oct 2017 12:03:00 +0100
The third batch of Iridium(r) NEXT satellites built by Thales Alenia Space has been successfully launched by SpaceX from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. After the perfect commissioning of the first 20 satellites launched in January and June, thirteen of which are now interconnected and operating in full compatibility with the initial Block One Constellation, with seven being maneuvered to an adjacent plane, this new milestone allows to continue the fantastic Iridium(r) NEXT adventure. ...
Thu, 5 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
Astronomers have identified a bumper crop of dual supermassive black holes in the centers of galaxies. This discovery could help astronomers better understand how giant black holes grow and how they may produce the strongest gravitational wave signals in the Universe. The new evidence reveals five pairs of supermassive black holes, each containing millions of times the mass of the Sun. These black hole couples formed when two galaxies collided and merged with each other, forcing their superma...
Wed, 4 Oct 2017 14:30:00 +0100
As preparations for the launch of Sentinel-5P continue on track, the team at Russia's Plesetsk site has bid farewell to the satellite as it was sealed from view in the Rockot fairing. Liftoff is set for 13 October at 09:27 GMT (11:27 CEST). Since its arrival at the launch site at the beginning of September, Sentinel-5P has been through a series of stringent tests to confirm there was no damage during the flight from the UK. These tests have made sure that everything is in good working orde...
Wed, 4 Oct 2017 01:00:00 +0100
Though an emerging market, the global nanosatellite market is highly competitive, with major players competing against each other to make a mark in the global market. The companies are adopting both organic and inorganic market strategies such as business expansions, partnerships, agreements, collaborations, product launches, and acquisitions, among others, to strengthen their position in the market. The high growth of the nanosatellite market is unprecedented for the satellite industry and will...
Tue, 3 Oct 2017 17:00:00 +0100
After years of development, Lockheed Martin completed the first flight build of its new Multi-mission Modular (MM) Solar Array. This new flexible array advances Lockheed Martin's significant heritage flying flexible arrays on such programs as the International Space Station and a constellation for the U.S. Air Force. The new design is a major component of Lockheed Martin's multi-year modernization of its LM 2100 satellite bus, which is part of its newly-enhanced family of buses. The MM Array ...
Tue, 3 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope now is planning to launch between March and June 2019 from French Guiana, following a schedule assessment of the remaining integration and test activities. Previously Webb was targeted to launch in October 2018. "The change in launch timing is not indicative of hardware or technical performance concerns," said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate at Headquarters in Washington. "Rather, the integration of the various...
Mon, 2 Oct 2017 21:01:00 +0100
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    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:15-08-2013
     Last Modified:16-08-2013 (07:30)
    Job information
     Current job:Invited Researcher
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
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     KeywordsTheoretical modelling of Solar system physics, Numerical simulations, Collaborative projects
    CV

    OBJECTIVE:
    Seeking a researcher position in astronomy or space science

    EDUCATION:
    December 2000 - November 2007
    Candidate of Sciences (Doctor of Philosophy, PhD)
    in Physical and Mathematical Sciences (astrometry and celestial mechanics) awarded on March 12, 2008 by Main Astronomical Observatory of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine, http://www.mao.kiev.ua
    Thesis Title: “Determination of masses of large asteroids from the ground-based positional observations”:
    * Astrometrical reduction and analyses of ground-based observations from different observatories
    * Masses of 21 perturbing asteroids determined by modelling dynamics and fitting orbits of perturbed asteroids

    August 1992 - August 1997
    Diploma of Specialist with Distinction. Teacher of Physics and Astronomy
    by Mykolaiv State Pedagogical Institute (ex. V.O. Sukhomlinsky National University of Mykolaiv), Ukraine, http://www.mdu.edu.ua
    Modules included:
    * Physics (theoretical, experimental), Astronomy and Astrophysics (theoretical, observational), Mathematical Analysis, Algebra and Geometry, Mathematical Physics, Educational Sciences, etc.
    * Diploma Thesis: “Photometrical Methods in Physics and their Application for Astronomical Observations”
     
    WORK EXPERIENCE:
    November 2012 - Present
    Invited Researcher
    Institute of Celestial Mechanics and Calculation of Ephemerides – Paris Observatory, France, http://www.imcce.fr
    * Research in orbital dynamics and asteroid mass determination with Gaia and ground-based observations
    * Astrometry of asteroids within Gaia Follow Up Network for Solar System Objects

    October 2010 – November 2012
    Head of Laboratory of Astrometry and Celestial Mechanics
    Research Institute “Nikolaev Astronomical Observatory”, Ukraine, http://nao.nikolaev.ua
    * Research head of the project in astrometry of asteroids and orbital dynamics funded by State Agency of Science, Innovations and Information of Ukraine; collaborating with IMCCE (France) and TUBITAK National Observatory (Turkey)
    * Managing of research in sectors of Solar System and Stellar Astrometry
    * Astronomer at the observatory telescopes

    April 2009 – September 2010
    Head of Solar System Sector
    Research Institute “Nikolaev Astronomical Observatory”, Ukraine
    * Research in astrometry of asteroids and orbital dynamics
    * Managing of research in Solar System Sector
    * Astronomer at the observatory telescopes

    May 2008 – March 2009
    Researcher
    Research Institute “Nikolaev Astronomical Observatory”, Ukraine
    * Research in astrometry of asteroids and orbital dynamics
    * Astronomer at the observatory telescopes

    April 2001 – April 2008
    Assistant Researcher
    Research Institute “Nikolaev Astronomical Observatory”, Ukraine
    * Image processing for astrometry reduction
    * Astronomer at the observatory telescopes
    * Data processing and research in PhD topic

    January 2000 – March 2001
    Software Engineer
    Research Institute “Nikolaev Astronomical Observatory”, Ukraine
    * Image processing for Astrometry reduction
    * Develop different codes for statistical analysis
     


    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :


    Professional training
    July 2010
    ASTROSIM Summer School 2010 “Simulating the Universe: Towards petascale supercomputing in astrophysics”
    Nicolaus Copernicus University, ToruĊ„, Poland
    * Numerical simulations of fluid dynamical and N-body systems

    October 2008 – January 2009
    Post-doctoral Fellowship
    Institute of Celestial Mechanics and Calculation of Ephemerides – Paris Observatory, France
    * Automation of reduction with PRAIA software (Platform for Reduction of Astronomical Images Astrometrically)

    August 2008
    Summer School “N-Body problem: numerical methods and applications”
    Tuorla Observatory, Turku, Finland
    * Standard integration methods and regularization, post-Newtonian dynamics of compact objects

    June 2008
    Summer School “Astrometry and Imaging with the Very Large Telescope Interferometer”
    Konkoly Observatory – European Southern Observatory – Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie – University of Porto, Keszthely (lake Balaton), Hungary
    * Interferometry theory and practice, data reduction for visible and infra-red interferometric imaging; application of phase-referenced imaging to narrow-angle astrometry
    * Project: Exoplanets around HD 38529. Proposal for VLTI observations

    October 2005
    Wilhelm und Else Heraeus – Physics School “Extrasolar Planetary Systems”
    Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie – Astronomisches Recheninstitut Heidelberg und Universität Heidelberg – Universität Tübingen, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany
    * Extrasolar planets and planetary systems: state-of-the-art overview and research

    July 2005
    Summer School “Modeling Dense Stellar Systems in Amsterdam” (MODEST-5c)
    The Astronomical Institute “Anton Pannekoek” of the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    * Dynamics of self gravitating systems

    July 2004
    The First NEON Archive Observing School
    European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany
    * Observational astrophysics via archival research, data reduction and analysis, VO tools
    * Project: Globular clusters in M87. Photometry of the clusters using images from the ACS and WFPC2 cameras of HST; analysis and comparison their distributions with data for our Galaxy

    Communication skills
    * Regional (Mykolaiv) and national (Ukraine) media coverage of various astronomical events in 2002-2012; astronomical writing for the Observatory website in 2010-2012
    * Seminars in different institutions of France, Turkey, Ukraine
    * Teaching of Physics, Computer Sciences for pupils of 10-17 ages at the Secondary School with advanced English learning from the first form # 22 of Mykolaiv from August 1997 to August 2000

    Organisational / managerial skills
    * Leadership gained through working experience of the head of the sector (6 persons), head of the laboratory (11 persons) in Nikolaev Observatory
    * Head and member of local and scientific organizing committees of international conferences and workshops held in France, Turkey and Ukraine in 2010-2012
    * Project management for building a small Beowulf computational cluster (16 cores and 8 GPU) in Nikolaev Observatory in 2012

    Computer skills
    * Programming: C (working language), FORTRAN (basic)
    * Multiprocessor Programming: OpenMP, MPI
    * Computer Algebra System: Maple
    * Operating Systems: Linux, MacOSX, Windows

    Publications
    * In preparation:
    Ivantsov A. et al. 2013, Asteroid masses with Gaia from ground and space-based observations
    * Most recent:
    Ivantsov A. 2013, Astrometrical observations of the near-Earth asteroid 308635 (2005 YU55) in Nikolaev, Proc. of Second “Gaia Follow-up Network for Solar System Objects” Workshop, IMCCE-Observatoire de Paris, 2013, p. 81-83
    * In total 33 publications were published, among them 11 articles were refereed, 10 were conference proceedings, and 12 were MPC contributions, 6 as first-named author. I have two IAU (2006, 2012) contributions, one EGU (2013) contribution. The list and links to papers (without MPC contributions) are available at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Anatoliy_Ivantsov

    Conferences (last 2 years)
    * Forthcoming speaker at European Planetary Sciences Congress 2013, Journée 2013
    * Poster at European Geosciences Union 2013
    * Speaker at Joint Discussion 7 of International Astronomical Union in 2012, Workshops Gaia-FUN-SSO-2 (Paris Observatory), NAROO-Gaia (Paris Observatory) in 2012

    Honours and awards
    * Scholarship “Research in Paris” of the City of Paris in 2012
    * Scholarship named after Yuriy Drohobych for the excellence in research by the Ukrainian Astronomical Association in 2008
    * Scholarship of Academic Council of Mykolaiv State Pedagogical Institute for the excellence in studies and student research in 1996-1997

    Memberships
    * International Astronomical Union (IAU) since 2009
    * European Geosciences Union (EGU) since 2013

    References
    * Available on request


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