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Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:15:36 +0000
U.S. satellite manufacturers say they need Ex-Im Bank to have a level playing field with foreign competition. The bank currently lacks enough board members for a quorum, making large satellites, and any other deals over $10 million, bigger than what Ex-Im can finance. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:35:16 +0000
For the last several years, aerospace companies have been examining ways to use additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, to aid the production of rocket engines. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:30:02 +0000
The British government announced July 19 a new effort to help space companies in the country win business outside of Europe amid concerns about the effects Brexit will have on the industry. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:06:55 +0000
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Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:09:46 +0000
With about $40 million in hand and an agreement to use a new launch site, British small launch vehicle startup Orbex argues that it’s joined the small group of companies in this sector of the industry that should be taken seriously. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:45:22 +0000
Earth observation startup Planet laid off dozens of employees July 13. The move affected less than ten percent of the firm's workforce, a company spokesperson said. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:23:07 +0000
Blue Origin conducted a successful test flight of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle July 18 that demonstrated its crew capsule escape system. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:00:23 +0000
Maxar announced a $1.3 million deal with the UK Space Agency to develop space robotics technology in the United Kingdom. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:37:02 +0000
Trump administration officials are at the Farnborough Airshow in the United Kingdom this week on a mission to sell American aerospace and weapons. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:17:49 +0000
As Astrobotic prepares to compete for NASA lunar payload delivery contracts, the company has signed an agreement with Dynetics for the last major component of its lunar lander. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:50:51 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said July 17 that he’s had good discussions with European officials about potential cooperation on NASA’s plans to return to the moon. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:16:24 +0000
Lockheed VP: “As the UK develops its space industry further, I think you’ll see bigger economics from the mini-satellites and the value they create from data." SpaceNews.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:20:46 +0000
While Lockheed Martin continues to suggest it will use Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket at a Scottish launch site announced at the beginning of this week, company officials said July 17 they have yet to formally select a vehicle to fly at the site. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:28:34 +0000
Maxar Technologies on July 16 purchased Neptec, a Canadian company with robotic expertise deemed useful for in-space activities like satellite servicing and building space stations. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:27:06 +0000
A solid rocket booster designed for both the Ariane 6 and Vega C next-generation launchers completed a successful test firing Monday, clearing a hurdle for the maiden flights of both vehicles. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:58:13 +0000
Ken Gabriel, CEO of Draper Labs: The idea of small satellites making up large constellations is a “powerful shift." SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:54:04 +0000
Virgin Orbit says an agreement that could lead to LauncherOne missions from an English airport is part of an effort to both better meet the needs of its customers as well as support the U.K. space industry. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:03:49 +0000
With the announcement that Scotland will be home to Britain's first spaceport, the U.K. is on the road to offering a one-stop-shop for building, operating and now launching satellites. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:14:34 +0000
The British government announced July 16 that it will provide funding to two companies, including an American aerospace giant, who plan to use a newly announced launch site in Scotland. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:58:30 +0000
After years of study and consideration, the British government announced July 15 that it will start development of a new spaceport in northern Scotland, while an English airport signed a deal that could also lead to launches from its facility. SpaceNews.com
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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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