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Mon, 28 May 2018 00:48:52 +0000
With the signing of a new presidential directive calling for commercial space regulatory reform, the Commerce Department has released new details about its plans to create a “one-stop shop” for such issues. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 27 May 2018 22:53:53 +0000
Former NASA Astronaut Greg “Box” Johnson is joining Space Nation, the startup offering space training experiences for people around the world, as its new Chief Space Officer. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 25 May 2018 23:17:56 +0000
New International Space Station crew assignments announced by NASA May 24 will give the agency a little additional schedule margin for getting commercial crew vehicles into service as it continues to study backup options. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:06:19 +0000
Rocket Lab announced May 25 it has rescheduled the next launch of its Electron small rocket for late June after correcting a problem that delayed an April launch attempt. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:23:31 +0000
The space race of old was between governments, but we may be on the brink of a 21st century private space race on an international scale. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:35:31 +0000
Phase Four, a company developing an advanced electric propulsion system for use on cubesats and larger spacecraft, announced sales of its thrusters to NASA and Astro Digital May 24. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 25 May 2018 05:45:07 +0000
Companies that one competed for the Google Lunar X Prize now expect to fly their first lunar landers in the next two years to serve the needs of commercial and government customers, including NASA. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:27:48 +0000
Virgin Orbit’s campaign to design, build and fly LauncherOne, its air-launched rocket for small satellites, relies heavily on manufacturing software. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:58:04 +0000
A new policy President Trump will sign May 24 will implement a series of regulatory reforms to support commercial space recommended by the National Space Council earlier this year. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 24 May 2018 17:14:56 +0000
PASADENA — NASA intends to begin buying rides on small commercial lunar landers by the end of the year and start looking for miniature instruments for those flights. “We have a strong push to get a lander service to the Moon as quickly as possible,” James Reuter, NASA deputy associate administrator for the Space Technology Mission […] SpaceNews.com
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:14:49 +0000
As the U.K. continues to wrangle with the EU over Galileo, there is growing speculation that the country could seek to develop its own independent global navigation system with Australia — or even Japan. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 24 May 2018 14:06:41 +0000
Bombastic and colorful, Rogozin’s international profile shot up significantly in 2014 when, in response to the first round of Western sanctions against Moscow for its annexation of Crimea, he tweeted that NASA could use a trampoline to reach the International Space Station. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 24 May 2018 13:22:56 +0000
Technological advances have opened up a wide range of propulsion options for satellites, but companies developing those systems don’t expect a single approach to become dominant. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 24 May 2018 13:00:07 +0000
ICEYE raised $34 million in a Series B investment round, bringing the Finnish company’s total funding to $53 million, ICEYE announced May 24. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 24 May 2018 12:47:15 +0000
PASADENA, California — Satellite manufacturers and operators attending the Space Tech Expo here offered contrasting views on how long satellites should continue to work in orbit. For years, government and commercial operators sought to extend the life of satellites by sending them into orbit with plenty of fuel and components designed to withstand 15 years […] SpaceNews.com
Thu, 24 May 2018 11:13:50 +0000
In his first congressional testimony since becoming NASA administrator a month ago, Jim Bridenstine sought to reassure Senate appropriators about the status of several agency programs threatened with cancellation, as well as his own views on climate change. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:30:48 +0000
A major challenge facing companies planning to perform on-orbit servicing will be ensuring satellite operators do not view their activities as potential threats. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:10:04 +0000
The U.S. Air Force's plans to respond to emerging threats by launching constellations of satellites. That strategy has important implications for spacecraft manufacturing and testing. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:31:37 +0000
A cooling problem with a key instrument on a weather satellite launched less than three months ago could degrade its performance for at least part of each day, with potential but still undetermined effects on weather forecasts, officials said May 23. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:11:17 +0000
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission rejected a Eutelsat application for a satellite that would use the same spectrum as one planned by Intelsat. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:21-04-2014
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     Current job:Mechanical Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:>3months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     KeywordsMechanical, structural, stress, thermal, aerospace engineering
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    Mechanical Engineer - Masters of Aerospace Engineering Candidate

    SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

    - High level of interest in gaining experience and persuing a career in the Aerospace industry

    - Distinguished time management and problem solving skills developed through managing multiple engineering projects and deadlines

    - Excellent oral and written communication skills enhanced through numerous work presentations and engineering reports

    - Fluent in French

    TECHNICAL SKILLS

    CAD programs : AutoCAD, SolidWorks, SolidEdge;

    (Formal training with Solidworks 2010, by Javelin Technologies)

    Analysis software : Siemens NX 8 Nastran, Thermal Desktop, SolidWorks Simulation, ANSYS

    Other : Microsoft Office, MATLAB

     

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    Spacecraft Mechanical Subsystem Engineer Sept 2013 » Current

    Space Flight Laboratory ‐ University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

    - Serve as the mechanical design lead for the Norwegian Space Angency's NORSAT-1 16kg Microsatellite

    - Developed the full detailed design of the satellite structure, internal and external layout, mechanical ground support equipment, and two honeycomb composite solar arrays

    - Performed a spacecraft level structural and modal analysis using Siemens NX 8 Nastran

    - Designed, through prototyping and testing, two deployable tape spring antennas held down at a common point

    - In charge of the spacecraft level dirty and clean Assembly Integration and Testing (AIT) to be completed by the summer of 2015

     

    Mechanical Systems Designer Sept 2012 » December 2012

    Christie Digital Systems ‐ Entertainment Solutions, Kitchener, ON

    - Worked in a team environment performing design at the system and component levels of digital cinema projectors

    - Hands‐on experience creating and testing prototypes to optimize mechanical designs in order to generate cost effective solutions to meet our customer requirements

    - Designed and optimised an air flow system out of sheet metal to solve an overheating issue of a critical formatter board

    - Executed accurate optical mirror testing and generated various test plans

     

    Lunar Rover Engineering May 2011 » August 2011

    Neptec Design Group, Ottawa, ON

    - Aided the design of multiple lunar rover prototypes by completing sub‐ system analysis as part of the Rover Mobility team

    - Preformed part selection and design analysis of rover components such as a brake analysis report sent directly to the Canadian Space Agency

    - Executed a preliminary thermal analysis on a prospective lunar drill using Thermal Desktop

    - Assisted in the installation and assembly of rover sub‐assemblies and planned, prepared, and executed mobility test cases

     

    Mechanical Engineering Co‐op January 2010 » May 2010 & September 2010 » December 2010

    NCR Canada Ltd, Waterloo, ON

     

    - Applied problem solving skills while tending to daily continuation engineering tasks involving precision mechanical design of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) components

    - Designed and implemented a new stacking bin system to production as part of a cost reduction initiative

    - Preformed failure analysis using Solidworks Simulation and physical life‐ cycle testing of prototype designs

    - Developed a sound understanding of plastic part design and design for assembly/manufacturability

     

    INTERESTS / VOLUNTEER

    Marketing Representative May 2012 » April 2012

    Waterloo/Laurier Ismaili Student Association, Waterloo, ON

    - Work with an executive team in organizing numerous social events

    - Promote events through social media networks, managing the club website, and creating posters

     

    Promotional Representative July 2008 » August 2008

    Inventa (Nintendo promotion), Calgary, AB

    - Responsible for promoting and teaching consumers about the Nintendo Wii during the Calgary Stampede

    - Developed multitasking and communication skills from tending to large population flow

     

    Vice Chairperson of Sport Logistics September 2010 » May 2011

    Waterloo/Laurier Ismaili Student Association, Waterloo, ON

    - Organized numerous sporting events, including a national sports tournament hosted at the University of Waterloo

    - Coordinated all scheduling, rules, facilities/equipment, teams and referees

    - Proved leadership qualities while managing a group of volunteers

     

    Team Member

    University of Toronto Intramurals, Toronto, ON

    September 2013 » Present

     

    - Member of competitive ice hockey, softball and volleyball teams

    University of Waterloo Intramurals, Waterloo, ON

    September 2008 » April 2013

    - Member of competitive ice hockey, ball hockey, and soccer teams Zealous tourist, gizmo geek, golfer‐in‐progress, passionate parallel parker

     

    EDUCATION

    Masters of Applied Science September 2013 » June 2015 (Expected)

     

    Aerospace Engineering - University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS), Toronto, ON

    - Currently pursuing a full-time, 2-year Masters of Applied Science (MASc) degree at the Space Flight Laboratory.

    Bachelor of Applied Science September 2008 » June 2013

    Honours Mechanical Engineering Co‐op - University of Waterloo, ON

    Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering

    Exchange Program September 2011 » February 2012 

    TU Delft, Netherlands

     

     


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