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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
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:42:59 +0000
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted Nov. 15 to approve four proposed satellite constellations, authorizing nearly 8,000 small telecom satellites to serve U.S. entities from low Earth orbit. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:22:05 +0000
NASA’s top official came to Canada to make his pitch for the country to become involved in a U.S.-lead lunar space mission but that direct appeal didn’t budge Canadian government officials, at least for now. 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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