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Wed, 23 May 2018 16:15:20 +0000
U.K. Air Chief Marshall Sir Stephen Hillier says the cost-effective technology with its short development cycles would enable the military to always take advantage of the latest technological developments, unlike the traditional slow-paced military satellite projects. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 23 May 2018 13:22:07 +0000
AGI, in partnership with a Canadian company, announced May 23 that it has established the first commercial radar system capable of tracking objects in geostationary orbit and beyond. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 23 May 2018 12:23:15 +0000
In the future, the U.S. Air Force will launch satellites of all different sizes for customers with varying degrees of risk tolerance. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 23 May 2018 11:18:11 +0000
As SpaceX launched another Falcon 9 with a previously-flown first stage May 22, both the company and its competitors are seeing a growing acceptance of reusable vehicles in the overall market. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 23 May 2018 00:18:15 +0000
The launch industry is facing a shakeout in the coming years that could result in the failure of the vast majority of companies developing new vehicles, industry executives warned at a conference. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 22 May 2018 22:32:57 +0000
SpaceX says it will not go after any of the $2 billion in rural broadband subsidies the U.S. Federal Communications Commission will begin doling out this summer under its Connect America Fund II program. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 22 May 2018 22:06:09 +0000
A SpaceX Falcon 9 still sporting soot from its last mission successfully launched May 22 with five Iridium Next satellites and two science satellites for NASA and the German Research Center for Geosciences. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 22 May 2018 18:09:05 +0000
From 2000 to 2017, the U.S. government contracted more than $26 billion in foreign military sales to the Republic of Korea, including advanced combat aircraft and missile defense systems. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 22 May 2018 17:12:54 +0000
Startups backed primarily by private venture capital have announced plans to launch dozens of small SAR satellites within a decade to take advantage of the miniaturization of electronics. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 22 May 2018 17:08:45 +0000
In January, ICEYE proved it could operate a synthetic aperture radar on a microsatellite. Now the company is preparing to launch a constellation. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 22 May 2018 00:18:43 +0000
The UN certified Iridium Communications to provide Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) services, ending Inmarsat’s monopoly on the internationally required service for ships, Iridium said May 21. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 21 May 2018 18:42:48 +0000
The USSOCOM can now take advantage of commercial innovations by procuring satellite connectivity as a managed service SpaceNews.com
Mon, 21 May 2018 17:08:04 +0000
Israeli fleet operator Spacecom on May 21 announced a contract worth up to $55 million for satellite capacity on its upcoming Amos-17 satellite. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:30:45 +0000
Parsons will be pursuing more Air Force and NASA work, especially in small satellite prototyping and engineering development. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:04:36 +0000
An Orbital ATK Antares rocket successfully launched a Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station May 21 on a mission that may be the swan song for the company as an independent entity. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:53:04 +0000
The utility of space sensors has been studied for decades so the Pentagon has plenty of data to draw from. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 20 May 2018 16:45:56 +0000
Striking United Launch Alliance employees will return to work after voting May 19 to accept a revised contract, ending a two-week strike. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 18 May 2018 20:18:02 +0000
As NASA formally requests proposals for studies on the commercialization of low Earth orbit, another study presented at a congressional hearing May 17 concludes commercial space stations are unlikely to be financially viable in the mid-2020s. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 18 May 2018 14:48:14 +0000
Members of a NASA safety panel said May 17 they believed that a SpaceX approach for fueling its Falcon 9 rockets known as “load-and-go” could be used for future commercial crew missions. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 18 May 2018 03:02:18 +0000
As House appropriators approved a spending bill May 17 that partially restores funding for a NASA astrophysics mission slated for cancellation, the agency’s administrator said he was “90 percent” confident that the mission will continue. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:05-12-2013
     Last Modified:27-06-2014 (07:16)
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     Current job:Lead Lander Designer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     Keywords- Undergraduate and Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering. - Lead Designer for the lunar lander of the team Synergy Moon participating in the Google Lunar X Prize. - Achieved the 2nd place in the SAE Aero Design Competition as a part of a design
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    Professional Profile
    During my undergraduate and graduate years, professors have equipped me with creative thinking and strong technical knowledge. I have utilised my technical skills and creativity in many design competitions resulting in the achievements mentioned below. By participating in leadership courses & seminars and networking as a volunteer engineer, I have developed effective communication skills. It is my aim to be involved in the development of aerospace technologies and to be a part of an aerospace company that shares my values of creativity and innovation.
     
    Technical Skills
    • CAD, Kinematics and FEA in CATIA V5, ANSYS, Solidworks and AutoCad; Programming in Python, C, C++, Arduino, MATLAB and Simulink; MS Office and Unix/Linux
     
    Education
    Master of Engineering University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS)    2011 - 2013
    • GPA: 3.29
    • Obtained the ELITE certificate (Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Innovation and Technology in Engineering)
    • Relevant Courses: Air Breathing and Aerospace Propulsion, Intro. to Modern Flow Control, Topics in CFD, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Creativity in Conceptual Design, Supply Chain Management, Application of Authentic Leadership
     
    Bachelor of Engineering Ryerson University  2007 - 2011
    • Active Member of the Ryerson Aero Design Team during 2008-2011
    • Relevant Courses: Propulsion, Fluid Mechanics, Aerodynamics, Thermodynamics, Stress Analysis, Orbital Mechanics, Spacecraft Attitude Control, CFD, FEA, etc
     
    Experience
    Space United Spacecraft Engineer (Volunteer) June 2014
    • Recently selected to design and construct a remote sensing nano satellite after two rigorous interviews and a mini project detailing the technological and cost requirements for a successful launch of standardised nano satellite.
    • Raised awareness about the not for profit organisation through social media and networking.
     
    Team Synergy Moon, Google Lunar X Prize Lander Designer (Volunteer)    2013 - 2014
    • Conceptualised a lunar lander that will travel to the moon and deploy a rover on the lunar surface
    • Optimised the design of the main structure and landing gear based on structural requirements and mass constraints by performing a complete structural analysis using FEM and hand calculations.
    • Utilised the design of the NASA Ames Research Centre's Modular Common Spacecraft Bus and readily available Commercial Off The Shelf avionics to reduce the project development cost and time.
    • Conceptualised the camera sub system through research and by consulting experienced professionals/companies.
    • Persuaded people/organisations internationally to lend their expertise and money to the mission under ITAR (International Trade and Arms Regulations).
     
    Relevant Projects
    Lander Prototype For Planetary Exploration Team Member 2011
    • Designed, manufactured and tested a miniature Mars Lander subjected to mission requirements (physical and operational). Fully tested the performance and operation of the Lander from a drop height of 100ft.
    • Singlehandedly designed and tested the egg deployment mechanism and programmed the Arduino Board to ensure proper execution of the Lander operations procedure.
    • Presented the design to the judges during the Preliminary Design review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR) and Post Flight Review (PFR)
     
    Drag reduction capabilities of Riblets Introduction to
    Modern Flow Control AER1310H 2011
    • Presented a 20 page report showcasing the analysis of using riblets to reduce drag on different surfaces (airfoil, swept wings and Airbus-320) at different speeds (subsonic, transonic and supersonic) resulting in a grade of A
     
    University Of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies Topics in CFD 2012
    • Constructed a pseudo-code for a two dimensional laminar, viscous, supersonic flow over a flat plate at zero incidence using Navier-Stokes approach
     
    Achievements
    • First place in Canard Glider Competition 2010
    • Second in Oral Presentation and Third in Design Report for SAE Aero Design Competition 2010
    • Engineering Co-Curricular Team Skills Certificate 2012


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