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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:00:00 +0100
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Command & Control Technologies group, which is part of Comtech's Government Solutions segment, was awarded contract modifications totaling $4.2 million. Of this amount, $3.0 million was received during its fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 and $1.2 million was received during its first quarter of fiscal 2018. This additional funding applies to the original award in April 2017, which today totals $7.7 million of the total potenti...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0100
ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, has completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) milestones for the ViaSat-3 class spacecraft. The payload CDR was successfully completed last week, and when combined with the successful bus CDR, conducted with Boeing in mid-August, ViaSat and Boeing are now moving forward with building, integrating and testing the first two satellites. The ViaSat-3 class of Ka-band satellites is expected to provide unprecedented ca...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:20:00 +0100
Engineers have been at Russia's Plesetsk launch site for a month now, ticking off the jobs on the 'to do' list so that the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite is fit and ready for liftoff on 13 October. With the satellite now fuelled, the team has passed another milestone. Fuelling a satellite is a particularly delicate operation. Hydrazine is extremely toxic so only a few specialists wearing 'scape' suits remain in the cleanroom. Once filled with 82 kg of hydrazine, the satellite was weighed...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:36:00 +0100
NASA’s asteroid sample return spacecraft successfully used Earth’s gravity on Friday to slingshot itself on a path toward the asteroid Bennu, for a rendezvous next August. At 12:52 p.m. EDT on Sept. 22, the OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security – Regolith Explorer) spacecraft came within 10,711 miles (17,237 km) of Antarctica, just south of Cape Horn, Chile, before following a route north over the Pacific Ocean. OSIRIS-R...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:48:00 +0100
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope helped an international team of astronomers find that an unusual object in the asteroid belt is, in fact, two asteroids orbiting each other that have comet-like features. These include a bright halo of material, called a coma, and a long tail of dust. Hubble was used to image the asteroid, designated 300163 (2006 VW139), in September 2016 just before the asteroid made its closest approach to the Sun. Hubble’s crisp images revealed that it was actual...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:02:00 +0100
Arianespace’s ninth launch of 2017 is now scheduled for September 29 on a dual-payload Ariane 5 mission to geostationary transfer orbit with Intelsat 37e (for the global operator Intelsat) and BSAT-4a (for Space Systems Loral in the framework of a turnkey contract for the Japanese operator B-SAT). Ariane 5 in the Final Assembly BuildingDesignated Flight VA239 in Arianespace’s mission numbering system for its launcher family, the liftoff originally had been set for September 5, b...
Sun, 24 Sep 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-3 on Sept. 23, at 10:49:47 p.m. PDT. Designated NROL-42, the mission is in support of national security. "Congratulations to the entire team for overcoming multiple challenges throughout this launch campaign. From Hurricane Irma schedule impacts to replacing to a first stage battery this week - the team maintained a clear focus on mission success," said...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:38:00 +0100
For the first time in its 19-year history, SMi Group’s Global MilSatCom Conference & Exhibition will be featuring South Korea in its speaker line-up for this year’s event. With recent threats surging within the region, South Korea has instilled urgency in the race to perfect milsatcom systems to ensure overall robust defence capability. Commander of Defence Communication Command, Brigadier General Nag Jung Choi, will be presenting a keynote address on Day 3 of the conference...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:45:00 +0100
In the first act of lunar exploration, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were major characters. In setting its sights on the Moon, ESA hopes to bring many more actors to this off-world stage. By testing the market for transport services to the Moon, ESA aims to push the limits of technology and create new models of space business. Touching down on the Moon was a monumental moment in human history. Eight short years and enormous resources took humankind to the lunar surface, initially for le...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0100
Astronomers have used ALMA to capture a strikingly beautiful view of a delicate bubble of expelled material around the exotic red star U Antliae. These observations will help astronomers to better understand how stars evolve during the later stages of their life-cycles. In the faint southern constellation of Antlia (The Air Pump) the careful observer with binoculars will spot a very red star, which varies slightly in brightness from week to week. This very unusual star is called U Antliae and...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:03:00 +0100
SES, EchoStar Corp., and Airbus Defence and Space announced today that the new EchoStar 105/SES-11 spacecraft, built by Airbus, has been shipped from the Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France, to Cape Canaveral, Florida, for its forthcoming launch by SpaceX in October. The first satellite that EchoStar has constructed with manufacturer Airbus, EchoStar 105/SES-11 will be launched by SpaceX on a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. EchoStar 10...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:30:00 +0100
Today Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) debuted a new family of satellite buses that form the core of nearly every space mission. From nanosats to high-powered satellites, the versatile lineup incorporates dozens of major enhancements and hundreds of common components that speed production and reduce cost. The company announced the lineup at the Air Force Association Air, Space & Cyber Conference. "We've invested $300 million in revamping our satellite solutions from top to bottom, applying what we...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:54:00 +0100
FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: FLY) (OTCQX: FLYLF) (the "Company" or "FLYHT") is pleased to announce a flight trial with Inmarsat, and would like to bring attention to an Inmarsat press release titled Inmarsat to demonstrate advanced SwiftBroadband-Safety capabilities in flight trial with FLYHT on September 19, 2017. This trial will demonstrate the use of FLYHT's Automated Flight Information Reporting System (AFIRS(tm)) to send data to the UpTime(tm) Cloud management platform via I...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:53:00 +0100
With the ''Space Strategy for Europe'' from the European Commission and the new ESA roadmap on the table, the European space stakeholders will have the great opportunity to debate and influence, at the highest level, the medium and long term development of European space programmes and of the spread of space services in many economic and societal activities as well as in a wide range of public fields, including security and defence. Download Conference Agenda | Register to a...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0100
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has recently received approximately $8.2 million in orders or specialized products in support of satellite global positioning system protection and communication systems. Work on these recent orders will be performed in secure Kratos manufacturing facilities. Due to customer related, competitive and other considerations, no additional information will be provided rel...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:51:00 +0100
The Sun's recent activity has caught the interest of scientists and space weather forecasters worldwide, highlighting the need to keep a watchful eye on our star and its awesome power. On 6 and 10 September, our Sun produced a pair of solar flares, the strongest observed in over 10 years. They were accompanied by huge eruptions of billions of tonnes of matter into space. While many such eruptions fall back onto the hot surface, these two did not and became 'coronal mass ejections' (CMEs) -...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:19:00 +0100
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has observed a planet outside our solar system that looks as black as fresh asphalt because it eats light rather than reflecting it back into space. This light-eating prowess is due to the planet's unique capability to trap at least 94 percent of the visible starlight falling into its atmosphere. The oddball exoplanet, called WASP-12b, is one of a class of so-called "hot Jupiters," gigantic, gaseous planets that orbit very close to their host ...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:13:00 +0100
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will continue its support for NOAA's Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System program that ingests and analyzes weather data, creating useful visualizations for forecasters and distributing time-sensitive weather statements such as watches and warnings across the United States. Used by more than 140 National Weather Service field offices, the AWIPS program informs decisions that save lives and protect property during natural disasters. Under the $269 mill...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:00:00 +0100
The international Cassini mission has concluded its remarkable exploration of the Saturnian system in spectacular style, by plunging into the gas planet's atmosphere. Confirmation of the end of mission arrived at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at 11:55 GMT/13:55 CEST with the loss of the spacecraft's signal having occurred 83 minutes earlier at Saturn, some 1.4 billion km from Earth. With the rocket propellant for manoeuvering the spacecraft fully expended as planned touring Saturn and i...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:17:00 +0100
Four of the latest set of Galileo navigation satellites will be launched on Ariane 6 rockets - ESA's first contract to use Europe's new vehicle. The launches are scheduled between the end of 2020 and mid-2021, using two Ariane 62 rockets - the configuration of Europe's next-generation launch vehicle that is best suited to haul the two 750 kg navigation satellites into their orbits at 23 222 km altitude. Under development, Ariane 6 is Europe's newest launcher, designed to extend guaranteed ...
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     Date Submitted:27-08-2013
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    Job information
     Current job:Senior Engineer in Electronics and Communications
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsLayer1/PHY, BASEBAND, WIRELESS, FIRMWARE, DSP, FPGA, C, C++, VHDL, DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS, R&D, REAL-TIME, SIGNAL PROCESSING, TEAM mgmt.
    CV
    PERSONAL INFORMATION _______________________________________
     
    Date of birth: 18/02/1981 in Barcelona, Spain
     
    SUMMARY ____________________________________________________
     
    - MSc and PhD (Excellent Cum Laude and Doctor Europeus mention) degrees in Telecommunications Engineering from Enginyeria La Salle, Universitat Ramon Llull (URL), in Barcelona, Spain, in 2004 and 2008, respectively; and trained in project management and later in business administration, receiving a MPM and MBA in 2007 and 2012, respectively.
    - I developed my PhD in close collaboration with industry, presenting several scientific and technical papers at international level and performing research stages in Antarctica and Germany (Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)), awarded with a PhD Fellowship from the Catalan Government from 2006 until 2008.
    - From 2006 I have been directly involved in the technical development and team management from fundamental research to product development project typology, for both public and private costumer; in La Salle Research & Development (FUNITEC - La Salle), a private company provider of consultancy, engineering and education services to several industry sectors including industrial, automotive, broadcasting and energy, among others; in the knowledge areas of embedded systems, signal processing, FPGA, DSP and real-time communications systems.
    - Lecturer for both graduate students and professional masters in the field of digital communications systems and software defined radio architectures.
     
    EXPERIENCE _________________________________________________
     
    Senior Engineer at La Salle Research & Development, FUNITEC - La Salle
    January 2006 – Present (7 years 3 months)
     
    Senior Engineer and project leader having the responsibilities of technical specification, conceptualization, project WBS definition, tasks execution and technical quality assurance. Also in charge of writing scientific and technical papers and give oral presentations in conferences worldwide, including Europe, United States and Asia. Strong technical background in high speed and real time programmable logic systems, signal processing and communications systems, including design, development and deploying, resulting in the enhancement of project execution and oversight abilities.
    +7 years of experience in real-time systems and signal processing.
    +3 years being the project leader for the electronics and communications group providing also direct customer support and interface.
    +1 years being the electronics and communications area interface with company management, quality, and front-office.
    Software design and implementation of a safety related real-time signal processing application in an AUTOSAR environment over Freescale Qorivva, in C++.
    System integration and debugging of a high-speed multichannel DAQ over Xilinx Spartan6 FPGA, in VHDL, with slow control and network support over MicroBlaze, using LwIP libraries, in C++. 
    OFDMA frame short, long and dynamic training sequences design and implementation for signal detection, AGC, timing synch and frequency offset detection, as well as the time, frequency and phase synchronizers, over Xilinx Virtex4 and Texas Instruments C6400 DSP, in C++ and VHDL, respectively.
    QAM (de)mapping, ZF and MMSE equalizer, convolutional and Turbo (de)coder implementation over Texas Instruments C6400 DSP, in C++.
    Consultancy for system architecting for DVB-T ASI2IP encapsulation based on Xilinx ZynQ (FPGA+ARM).
    System integration and debugging of an OFDM modem, including digital up and down conversion PHY frame synchronization, channel estimation, equalization, modulation, demodulation, convolutional coding, decoding and frame building, MAC and L3 over a prototyping platform.
    Non-real time OFDM, MC-CDMA and MC-DS-CDMA field tests over National Instruments PXI systems, in LabView.
    Implementation of a high resolution digital down converter (NCO + CIC filters) with growing arithmetic and 32 bit FFT with per phase unconditional scaling, over Xilinx Virtex4, in VHDL.
     
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    R&D engineer at Technology Transfer La Salle, FUNITEC - La Salle
    September 2004 – December 2005 (1 year 4 months)
     
    R&D engineer having as major responsibilities assisting in technical proposal writing and task work estimation, as well as technical development. In charge of writing scientific and technical papers and give oral presentations at national and European conferences.
    Design and implementation of a real-time wideband channel emulator over Xilinx Virtex2 and Analog Devices TigerSHARC DSP, in VHDL and C++, respectively.
    Design and implementation of the Federal Standard 1045 Automatic Link Establishment physical layer scheme, over Analog Devices SHARC DSP, in C++.
     
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    Tools, languages, standards and other technical instrumentation
     
    C, C++, Analog Devices Visual DSP++, Texas Instruments Code Composer.
    VHDL, Xilinx ISE, Xilinx EDK (XPS & SDK), PlanAhead, Chipscope.
    Sundance Multiprocessor Technology prototyping systems and 3L Diamond tool suite.
    Matlab, IT++ C++ library.
    Visual C++, Wireshark.
    IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.15.4, TCP/IP, GSM, UMTS, LTE, from PHY up to L1/L2 CS.
    Agilent Technologies and Rohde & Schwarz network, vector, spectrum and digital analyzers. 
    National Instruments LabView, PXI and  cRIO systems.
     
    LANGUAGES __________________________________________________
     
    English: Full professional proficiency.
    French: Elementary proficiency.
    Spanish and Catalan: Native proficiency.
     
    RESEARCH ___________________________________________________
     
    Several indexed journal, international and national conference papers, mainly in the field of digital communications and software defined radio hardware architecture; with applications to DVB, LTE, WiMAX and specially PowerLineCommunications.
    PhD thesis document: http://www.tdx.cat/handle/10803/9138.
     
    EDUCATION __________________________________________________
     
    Degree / Center / Date
     
    International Master in Business Administration (MBA) / Business Engineering School La Salle / 04/2012
     
    Doctorate in telecommunications (PhD) / E.T.S.E.E.I. La Salle / 07/2008
    Master in Project Management / Business Engineering School La Salle / 08/2007
     
    Master of Science in Telecommunications Engineering / E.T.S.E.E.I. La Salle / 07/2004
     
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    OTHER TRAINING
     
    Spartan-6 & Virtex-6 Advanced IOs & DSP features / Multi Video Designs (Xilinx authorized training provider) / 04/2011
     
    Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP), (expired certification) / Cisco Networking Academy / 06/2004
     
    Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA), (expired certification) / Cisco Networking Academy / 06/2001
     
    CONCLUDING REMARKS AND FURTHER EXPECTATIONS ________________
     
    - Strong technical and soft skills capacities yielding to a versatile profile with proved self and team leadership; highly motivated to continuing my education and training. High travel availability.
     
    - Qualified to take a highly challenging technical position in real-time embedded development, signal processing, communication systems and/or any related and exciting field, delivering a total commitment to the job, as demonstrated by my evolution in my current company.
     
    - Due to my education, professional experience, motivation and willingness to keep on evolving professionally, I consider that I am qualified to take, in the middle term, once familiarized with the business procedures and technological grounds, a more relevant role as a team leader.

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