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Wed, 21 Nov 2018 03:32:48 +0000
An Arianespace Vega rocket launched the Mohammed 6-B satellite for Morocco the evening of Nov. 20, placing the satellite in the same orbit as its twin satellite Mohammed 6-A that launched a year ago, also on a Vega rocket. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 21:37:08 +0000
As Congress works to finalize a fiscal year 2019 spending bill for NASA, a senator is asking colleagues to secure the future of two of NASA’s largest astrophysics missions. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:14:33 +0000
As NASA starts to build up details about its plans to return humans to the moon, the agency is studying concepts for “human-class” lunar landers that would involve three-stage vehicles whose individual components could be flown on a range of launch vehicles. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:08:42 +0000
Electronic threats against satellite communication have rapidly escalated in the last few years and will continue to advance in the foreseeable future. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:45:45 +0000
The obvious conclusion from Harrison’s study is that the size and budget of a new military service for space can vary considerably depending on the scope of the reorganization. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:05:53 +0000
NASA has chosen a Martian crater that once hosted a lake and river delta as the landing site for a mission that will collect samples for eventual return to Earth. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:57:47 +0000
What both the Russian and Chinese space forces reflect is a shifting view of the nature of future conflict, and the place space has within that view. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:51:58 +0000
The launch means China is now able proceed with its pioneering Chang’e-4 lunar mission, which will attempt the first ever soft-landing on the far side of the moon, with launch expected Dec. 7. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:57:30 +0000
Sen. Bill Nelson, the leading advocate for space among Democratic senators, formally conceded defeat Nov. 18 in his bid to win a fourth term. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:02:16 +0000
Virgin Orbit performed the first captive carry flight of its LauncherOne air-launch system Nov. 18, a key testing milestone as the company moves closer to a first flight. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 17:49:48 +0000
Steve Nixon: “I think there’s some bureaucratic inertia. Also there’s a space industrial complex that might not want to see a shift to much cheaper assets.” SpaceNews.com
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 22:44:49 +0000
Two months after he unveiled a revised design for SpaceX’s next-generation launch system, Elon Musk suggested that the company is making more changes to the design. SpaceNews.com
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 09:24:58 +0000
Northrop Grumman successfully launched a Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station Nov. 17 after two days of weather delays. SpaceNews.com
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
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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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