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Despite a lull in orbital launch activity at Vandenberg Air Force Base, officials with the U.S. Space Force foresee a “very promising future” for both commercial and government launches there. SpaceNews
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched Nov. 21 the latest in a series of satellites developed by the United States and Europe to track rising sea levels. SpaceNews
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While Joe Biden is a familiar figure in politics, after decades in the Senate and eight years as Barack Obama’s vice president, his views on space, and his plans for NASA, are far less clear. SpaceNews
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     Current job:Astrophysics Researcher
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    Work Experience

    Jan 2012 – Dec 2013
    Voluntary Research Assistant in Astrophysics
    University of Liège
    Continuation of PhD science project. Preparation of papers presenting research results.

    Oct 2006 – Dec 2011
    PhD Research Assistant in Astrophysics
    University of Liège
    Reduction and analysis of ground-based photometric R-band data on gravitationally lensed quasars as part of the international Cosmograil project aiming at measuring the Hubble Constant.
    Close collaboration with teams in Switzerland, India and Uzbekistan. Conducting observing runs at participating telescopes in La Palma (Spain) and La Silla (Chile).

    Sep 2000 – June 2002
    Language Teacher
    Klein  Seminarie,Hoogstraten
    Teacher of English and German to 15-18 year old pupils in general and technical secondary education. Main class teacher of a 5th grade class.

    July 2000
    English Teacher
    Huazhong University of Science and Technology,Wuhan, China
    Teaching a compulsory summer course of English to university students  in  scientific  orientations  in  China, including  large auditorium lectures and smaller conversation classes.

    Sep 1999 – June 2000
    Language Teacher ad interim
    Various institutions
    Ad  interim  teaching  of  English  and  German  in  6  different institutions and at different levels: to 15-18 year old pupils in general and technical secondary schools as well as to adults in evening courses of social promotion.

    Sep 1998 – Feb 1999
    Student job
    T for G, Antwerp
    Medical marketing research: conducting interviews with health care professionals for various projects covering France, Germany, and Switzerland.

    Education

    2008 – 2012 PhD in Science
    Space Science: Astrophysics
    University of Liège

    2006 – 2008 Advanced Master in Science
    Magna cum laude
    Space Science: Astrophysics
    University of Liège

    2002 – 2006 Master in Science
    Summa cum laude
    Mathematics
    University of Liège

    1998 – 1999 Academical Teachers Training
    Cum laude
    English, German
    Dutch as a foreign language
    KU Leuven

    1994 – 1998 Master in Modern Languages
    Magna cum laude
    English, German
    Ufsia & University of Liège

    Languages
    Advanced: Dutch, French, German, English
    Intermediate: Spanish, Portuguese
    Basic: Russian

    Computer Skills
    Working knowledge of:
    • Operating  systems: Unix, Linux, MacOS,  Microsoft Windows
    • Programming languages: Python, C, TurboPascal
    • Office applications: LATEX, OpenOffice
    • Image reduction software: Pyraf, Midas, DS9


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