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Doreen Bogdan-Martin will become the first woman to head the U.N.’s telecoms agency in its 157-year history from January, and the first American in the role since the 1960s after beating a Russian leadership challenge. The post US candidate to be first woman to lead UN telecoms agency appeared first on SpaceNews.
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The Space Surveillance Telescope, declared operational Sept. 30, will join the network of sensors used by the United States, Australia and other allies to track objects in orbit The post Space surveillance telescope developed by the U.S. begins operations in Australia appeared first on SpaceNews.
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The National Space Council plans to hold “learning sessions” with industry in coming weeks on how to develop a new regulatory framework for novel commercial space activities. The post National Space Council to seek industry input on future regulatory framework appeared first on SpaceNews.
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The Space Force expects to know by next spring what capabilities it will need to carry out space domain awareness activities in cislunar space. The post Space Force studying requirements for cislunar space domain awareness appeared first on SpaceNews.
Fri, 30 Sep 2022 12:34:04 +0000
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s science ministry plans to set aside 47.2 billion won ($32.9 million) in next year’s budget to launch two satellites that have been left grounded because of Western sanctions on Russia over the war in Ukraine. Once the requested budget is endorsed by congress, the ministry will nix the existing […] The post South Korea seeks $32.9 million to launch satellites grounded by Russia sanctions appeared first on SpaceNews.
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NASA and SpaceX announced Sept. 29 they will study a concept to send a Crew Dragon spacecraft to reboost, and possibly service, the Hubble Space Telescope to extend its life. The post NASA and SpaceX to study possible private Hubble servicing mission appeared first on SpaceNews.
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The Senate on Sept. 29 confirmed the nomination of Lt. Gen. B. Chance Saltzman for promotion to general and assignment as the chief of space operations of the U.S. Space Force The post Senate confirms Saltzman as next chief of the U.S. Space Force appeared first on SpaceNews.
Thu, 29 Sep 2022 22:38:56 +0000
Viasat said Sept. 29 its inaugural ViaSat-3 satellite has started environmental tests after being put into flight configuration for the first time. The post First ViaSat-3 enters environmental testing appeared first on SpaceNews.
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4iG, a Hungarian provider of terrestrial communications, plans to buy a majority stake in Israeli satellite operator Spacecom in stages following resistance from Israel’s government. The post Hungary’s 4iG to buy a majority of Spacecom in stages appeared first on SpaceNews.
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Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall said China and Russia "have been working on offensive capability to counter our space systems." The post Kendall: Power competition in space becoming more destabilizing appeared first on SpaceNews.
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Nearly two-thirds of the debris tracked from last year’s Russian anti-satellite (ASAT) test has since deorbited, but it could take more than a decade for the rest to reenter. The post Majority of tracked Russian ASAT debris has deorbited appeared first on SpaceNews.
Thu, 29 Sep 2022 16:39:10 +0000
The FCC adopted a new rule Sept. 29 that will shorten the time for satellite operators to deorbit low Earth orbit satellites from 25 to 5 years. The post FCC approves new orbital debris rule appeared first on SpaceNews.
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NASA and Astra Space have revised a launch contract originally awarded for the launch of a cubesat constellation after Astra retired the launch vehicle that would have launched those spacecraft. The post NASA and Astra modify TROPICS launch contract appeared first on SpaceNews.
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Ahead of a Federal Communications Commission vote on a proposal to set a five-year deadline for deorbiting low Earth orbit satellites, leaders of the House Science Committee are questioning the FCC’s authority to do so. The post House committee questions FCC orbital debris rule appeared first on SpaceNews.
Thu, 29 Sep 2022 00:05:41 +0000
With space essential to military operations, better understanding of what objects are in orbit and the threats they may pose is “foundational” for space security, a Space Force general said. The post Guetlein: improved space domain awareness essential for national security appeared first on SpaceNews.
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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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