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Fri, 18 May 2018 20:18:02 +0000
As NASA formally requests proposals for studies on the commercialization of low Earth orbit, another study presented at a congressional hearing May 17 concludes commercial space stations are unlikely to be financially viable in the mid-2020s. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 18 May 2018 14:48:14 +0000
Members of a NASA safety panel said May 17 they believed that a SpaceX approach for fueling its Falcon 9 rockets known as “load-and-go” could be used for future commercial crew missions. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 18 May 2018 03:02:18 +0000
As House appropriators approved a spending bill May 17 that partially restores funding for a NASA astrophysics mission slated for cancellation, the agency’s administrator said he was “90 percent” confident that the mission will continue. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 17 May 2018 23:25:08 +0000
Planet hopes to grab market share by offering “guaranteed collection” twice a day. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 17 May 2018 22:42:51 +0000
NASA is dealing with a contamination problem with tubing in part of the core stage of the first Space Launch System vehicle, an issue that could contribute to further delays for its launch. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 17 May 2018 20:27:37 +0000
Nine satellite companies agreed May 17 to donate satellite capacity and equipment to the United Nations, seeking to coordinate their responses to natural disasters. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 17 May 2018 19:45:38 +0000
Nearly 600 members of a union that has been on strike against United Launch Alliance for almost two weeks will vote on a new contract May 19 that would end the labor dispute. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 17 May 2018 17:10:18 +0000
SpaceX and OneWeb, two companies building thousands of satellites for broadband services, both expect to connect billions of the world's least-served to the internet. The two most prominent developers of electronically steered antennas don’t share that aspiration, however. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 17 May 2018 15:43:28 +0000
The new Pentagon-based vice commander of Air Force Space Command, Lt. Gen. David “DT” Thompson, made his first public appearance May 15, 2018, at a Washington Space Business Roundtable luncheon. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 17 May 2018 09:34:13 +0000
Testimony by NASA’s Inspector General at a May 16 hearing provided new support to efforts by two senators to block plans to end funding of the International Space Station in 2025. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 16 May 2018 22:33:57 +0000
A spending bill to be marked up by the House Appropriations Committee would provide some funding for a NASA space telescope proposed for cancellation, but not necessarily enough to keep the mission on schedule. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 16 May 2018 22:13:26 +0000
A British billionaire has invested in a company operating a ground station that has aspirations to support commercial missions beyond Earth orbit. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 16 May 2018 21:52:44 +0000
Todd Harrison, CSIS senior fellow: “With hosted payloads, there are a lot of great opportunities to increase resiliency and capacity.” SpaceNews.com
Wed, 16 May 2018 18:38:50 +0000
Aireon raised $69 million from a British partner, enabling the aircraft-tracking startup to begin making hosting payments to Iridium Communications. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 16 May 2018 02:14:44 +0000
Inflight connectivity provider Global Eagle will help Telesat in design and test the operator’s low Earth orbit satellite constellation, the companies announced May 15. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 15 May 2018 20:26:23 +0000
A NASA advisory committee, concerned about delays in the development of commercial crew systems, wants the agency to look at options where the International Space Station is operated with a reduced crew. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 15 May 2018 19:52:12 +0000
Thompson: “We needed somebody to work space every single day. Before, I didn’t recognize how much that was needed." SpaceNews.com
Tue, 15 May 2018 19:37:15 +0000
Eutelsat on May 14 said it is taking steps to secure a foothold in the European broadband market after last month’s decision to forgo jointly funding a satellite with Viasat turned the two companies into direct competitors. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 15 May 2018 18:11:00 +0000
It is still early days for this emerging sector, but 2018 will be the year that Chinese commercial launch companies begin to take off. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 15 May 2018 17:11:02 +0000
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     Date Submitted:23-08-2013
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     Current job:Spacecraft Operations Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Space Tourism
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    EDUCATION:

    Degree in Physics:

    BS Physics: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). 1998.

    MS Astrophysics: Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM). 2001.

    PhD courses:

    Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). 2002

    Research study: “Self-consistent Hydrodynamical Simulations of galaxy formation”

    Languages:

    Spanish: Native

    English: Fluent

    French: Intermediate

    Computing:

    Operating Systems: UNIX/LINUX, Windows

    Programming: C, C++, IDL, PERL, SQL, Java, Python

    Astrophysical data analysis: IRAF, MIDAS, XSPEC, SAS, AVO, ds9, CIA, ftools, HIPE

     

    WORKING EXPERIENCE:

    Spacecraft Operations Engineer (Nov 2014 - May 2016)
    Working at the Galileo Control Centre (GCC-D) as Galileo Controller and Engineer. Responsible for Payload, TT&C and Data Handling Subsystems of the Galileo constellation. Real time operations support: routine, special and contingency. Anomaly
    reports handling. Preparation, testing and validation of Flight Operations Procedures.
    Analysis of subsystems performance and reporting.


    Operations Engineer (May 2013 - Oct 2014):
    Working at the Rosetta Science Ground Segment Centre at the European Space
    Astronomy Centre (ESAC). Testing & Validation of the Rosetta Operational System: test
    plans, system tests, test reports, operational acceptance tests, system requirements
    production, problem reporting. Quick Look Data Operator: Quick look data analysis in a
    daily basis for all Rosetta observations in communication with Principal Investigators.


     Mission Planner (March 2008 - Apr 2013):

    Working at the Herschel Science Centre at ESAC. Member of the Herschel Community Support Group as Mission Planner: Proposal handling, scientific mission planning, acceptance testing of the software, generation of statistics, user requirements, etc.


    Technical Support Engineer (March 2007 - Feb 2008 ):

    Working at ESO (European Southern Observatory) as part of the Virtual Observatory System Department of the Data Management and Operations Division. Working on VO (Virtual Observatory) standard interfaces and tools. Implementation of Simple Spectral Access Protocol for accessing and displaying ESO spectral data following VO standards. Preparation of hands-on technical sessions during two Euro-VO DCA Workshops “How to Publish Data”.


    Technical Assistant (Dec 2004 - Feb 2007):

    Working as Technical Assistant for the ISO Data Centre and XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre: Short-term planning and schedule generation for the XMM-Newton Observatory, including enhancement of the observing proposals, optimisation of the scientific schedule and creation of the schedule of calibration proposals. Improvement of the Infrared Space Observatory archive, including ingestion of new reprocessed data, new ISO catalogues and atlases, tracking of refereed ISO, collaboration in the development and testing of new versions of the archive, implementation of query by object type, etc.

    Research Fellowship (Nov 2002 - Oct 2004):

    Fellowship from “Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología” (Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology) at ESAC. Calibration and monitoring of one of the instrument on board the XMM-Newton Observatory, the Reflection Grating Spectrometer. Testing and developing the AVO (Astrophysical Virtual Observatory) prototype and on the improvement of the ISO archive.

     

     


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