Latest Space News
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:39:02 +0000
Companies that are developing small launch vehicles or who provide rideshare launch services say they expect new Chinese launch vehicles to drive down launch prices, raising concerns among some of unfair competition.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:26:31 +0000
Pentagon official: “There are new threats that the industrial base needs to support. So what does this mean in terms of production capacity?”
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:56:55 +0000
Loral Space and Communications wants to move ahead with a “strategic transaction” involving fleet operator Telesat that may spark a legal fight with Telesat’s other major shareholder, a Canadian pension fund.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:49:52 +0000
To prevent collisions in space, nations with advanced orbital monitoring abilities need to share data with each other. Russia, being skilled in space situational awareness (SSA), should be part of the global effort to protect the space environment, experts said March 15 at the Satellite 2018 conference here.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:48:13 +0000
In its budget proposal for the coming year, the U.S. Air Force is trying to send the same message to foreign adversaries and critics at home: the service definitely is not underestimating threats the United States and its allies face in space.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:57:04 +0000
Assistant Secretary of Defense Kenneth Rapuano: “The president is very interested in ensuring that the department is best organized and equipped to achieve our vital missions in space."
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:17:02 +0000
The hand-wringing continues at the Pentagon over how to respond to Chinese and Russian missile advances.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:18:23 +0000
With a stopgap spending bill set to expire in just over a week, House and Senate appropriators are continuing to negotiate provisions of an omnibus bill, including funding levels for some NASA programs.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:22:31 +0000
Broadband megaconstellations are expensive propositions, with SpaceX’s Starlink constellation expected to cost $10 billion or more, and OneWeb expecting to spend $3 billion. The actual cost could ultimately be higher.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:52:06 +0000
The introduction of 5G services will bring users globally the ability to have true anytime, anywhere capabilities to support a myriad of user devices and applications never imagined.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:17:36 +0000
The U.S. Senate confirmed Jeffrey DeWit as NASA's new chief financial officer March 14, completing an expedited process starkly different than the one for the agency's next leader.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 03:13:13 +0000
United Launch Alliance plans to increase its activities in the commercial launch market using both the current Atlas and future Vulcan rockets, while acknowledging that the U.S. government will remain its major customer for the foreseeable future.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 02:39:35 +0000
Satellite manufacturers say they are trying to protect their component suppliers from the drought of commercial telecom spacecraft that threatens to put such companies out of business.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:34:12 +0000
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry: "We will not relax our effort on space reforms. This topic is just too important.”
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:24:56 +0000
WASHINGTON — The Air Force on Wednesday awarded two major launch contracts to SpaceX and United Launch Alliance. Under the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, SpaceX received a $290 million firm-fixed-price contract for three GPS 3 missions. ULA was awarded a $351 million firm-fixed-price deal for Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-8 and AFSPC-12 satellites […]
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:32:25 +0000
Despite uncertainty about who will lead the agency after the end of April, NASA's current acting administrator says he expects little change in the agency's activities in the near future.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:14:02 +0000
The downward trend of satellite capacity pricing, brought about largely by the increase in more powerful high-throughput satellites, has prices trending between 35 and 60 percent lower than where they were two years ago, according to Northern Sky Research.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:06:37 +0000
“We can put a satellite phone in the hands of folks who don’t know how to use it and it won’t make a hill of beans difference,” said Ken Flowers, Iridium Communications vice president government.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:31:42 +0000
Inhabitants of the tiny tropical island pay through the nose for internet service that mainlanders would have considered painfully slow during the pre-Netflix era.
More space news...
18487 cvs - 1024 jobs


  • HOME

  • HOME
  • CV: Science Communicator

    Printer Friendly

    << BACK

    Personal information
    Contact information
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:28-10-2013
     Last Modified:28-10-2013 (02:25)
    Job information
     Current job:Science Communicator
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Operators, Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services
     Keywordsengineering, solidworks, FEA
    Engineer and Technical Author with experience working in civil and military aerospace projects, with interests in CubeSats, rapid prototyping and simulation. Has designed experiments for potential flight to ISS. Strong research background with good writing skills.
    Science Journalist Intern , European Southern Observatory
    June 2013 – Present
    Key responsibilities:
    • Writing press releases based on scientific papers
    • Editing for other staff writers
    • Transcribing for ESO & Hubble Podcasts
    Mechanical Engineering Consultant , Made In Space (remote position)
    June 2013 – Present
    Key responsibilities:
    • Researching metal coating of thermoplastics
    • Researching die manufacture
    • Designing hardware
    • Designing experiments for International Space Station
    Deputy Editor/Writer , Space Safety Magazine
    October 2012 – Present
    Key responsibilities:
    • Editing for other staff writers
    • Writing news articles
    • Managing the magazine’s social media presence
    • Training new writers
    Technical Author, Airbus Military A400M Project
    October 2011 – August 2012
    Key responsibilities:
    • Use of Catia to investigate component assemblies
    • Mark up drawings and BOM, and author into SAP
    • Send illustration request to illustrator
    • Quality control & assurance
    Technical Illustrator Rolls-Royce XWB Project 
    July 2011 – October 2011
    Key responsibilities:
    • Use of Siemens Teamcentre to locate components
    • Use of Technical Illustrator software to create isometric drawings
    • Ensure graphic is ATA iSpec 2200 compliant
    Development Technician Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Project
    December 2010 – July 2011
    Key responsibilities:
    • Creating and distributing daily engine status reports
    • Chairing daily development meetings
    • Accounting hours and cycles usage
    • Creation of VB macros for monitoring of thrust cycles
    • Updating of project Gantt charts for experimental operations
    International Space University, France
    September 2012-August 2013
    Space Studies MSc
    Subjects Included:
    • Systems Engineering            
    • Propulsion
    • Mission Design 
    • Earth Observation Satellites                        
    • Cosmology
    • Policy and Economics
    My individual project involves the design of a 3D printed Cubesat structure.  Heavy usage of CAD and FEA was involved.
    Coventry University, UK
    Aerospace Technology BEng (hons)  
    Modules included:
    • Mathematics              
    • Engineering Management
    • Aerodynamics
    • Technical Drawing & CAD            
    • Control Engineering
    • Propulsion
    My dissertation received 1st prize for the national 2010 Merlin Flight Simulator Competition.
    Wolverhampton University, UK
    Applied Science and Mathematics Foundation Degree
    Modules included:
    • Mathematics              
    • Information Technology
    • Double Physics          
    • Chemistry
    • Solidworks 2013 (including SW Plastics & Simulation)
    • MATLAB
    • Technical Illustrator
    • STK v10
    • Microsoft Office (ECDL Advanced Level Certification)
    • Merlin Flight Simulator Excalibur
    • Stellarium 
    • European Space Agency Scholarship
    • The Science Registry Engineering Funding Scholarship 2012
    • 1st Prize 2010 Merlin Flight Simulator Competition 
    I am a member of the Royal Aeronautical Society, The Space Generation Advisory Council and The Mars Society. I have assisted with CAPCOM duties for the Mars Society’s MDRS station. 
    I am currently science and engineering advisor for a 3D video game called “Lacuna Passage”, which is set on Mars, and utilizes actual map data from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter as its in-game textures. The game was successfully funded on the Kickstarter website, and is expected for release in December 2014.
    My MSc thesis involved the design and simulation of a 3D printed CubeSat structure. It was designed to withstand a +20g launch load, and since the project completion, I have learned that ESA have flight certified my chosen material. The CubeSat design was 50% lighter than commercial aluminium structures, and capable of surviving the same loads without excessive deformation. Additionally, it was 75% less expensive than existing commercial solutions. 
    The research that I conducted for Made In Space has resulted in several developments which are now being tested in their lab at NASA Ames Research Center. If they are successful they will be deployed to the International Space Station in 2014 at the earliest.
    Jason Dunn – Co-founder, Chief Technologist, Made In Space
    Andrea Gini, Editor-in-Chief, Space Safety Magazine,
    Prof. Angie Bukley – Dean International Space University

    Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.

    All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.

    All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide. 

    Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!


    2018 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):

    1 month - Discovery 450 euros convert
    3 months - Bronze 1150 euros convert
    6 months - Silver 1950 euros convert
    12 months - Gold 3200 euros convert


    If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)562211007 or send us an email at We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.

    Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.



    Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
    - if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
    - if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)



    For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)562211007.
    Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)562211007 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.

    Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.



    We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
    Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.

    To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
    * The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
    * Email - Must end in Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.

    Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2018 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics