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Tue, 19 Nov 2019 12:26:30 +0000
Boeing said Nov. 18 that a report issued last week by NASA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) regarding the commercial crew program, including claims that the company considered withdrawing from the program, was inaccurate. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 12:11:16 +0000
Sweden, Germany, Italy, Scotland, Portugal and Norway all have spaceport ideas being discussed, OHB CEO Marco Fuchs said Nov. 19 at Space Tech Expo Europe here. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:38:24 +0000
The European Commission is recommending an increase in its annual space budget of more than 5 billion Euros to 16.2 billion Euros annually from 2021 through 2027 from the current level of 11 billion Euros during the seven-year cycle from 2014 through 2020. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 04:50:22 +0000
NASA announced Nov. 18 that it was adding five companies to a contract to perform commercial deliveries of payloads to the surface of the moon, a group that ranges from small ventures to Blue Origin and SpaceX. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:42:51 +0000
BREMEN, Germany — FCC Chairman Ajit Pai informed Congress Nov. 18 that the agency will run a public auction of C-band spectrum instead of allowing a consortium of satellite operators to sell it directly to 5G wireless operators.  Satellite operators Intelsat, SES and Telesat, acting as the C-Band Alliance, have been lobbying the Federal Communications […] SpaceNews.com
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:26:35 +0000
GAO said in a statement that the agency on Nov. 18 sustained the protest filed by Blue Origin on Aug. 12. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:24:39 +0000
Gen. Raymond said U.S. SPACECOM intends to influence DoD's budget priorities SpaceNews.com
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:19:48 +0000
Satellite operators Intelsat, SES and Telesat on Nov. 15 detailed how they would calculate the proceeds they have pledged to contribute to the U.S. treasury if the Federal Communications Commission accepts their proposal to privately auction C-band spectrum sought by 5G network operators.  SpaceNews.com
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:10:29 +0000
A group of planetary defense advocates is asking European governments to fund a mission to a near Earth asteroid, three years after a similar mission failed to win approval. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 23:42:07 +0000
Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting said the transfer of space traffic management responsibilities can't happen until Commerce gets the necessary resources. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:36:16 +0000
The 10-year contract is for operations and support of the Advanced Extremely High Frequency, Milstar and Defense Satellite Communications System constellations. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:51:17 +0000
Exos Aerospace said the failed launch of a reusable suborbital sounding rocket last month was caused by a structural failure of the rocket shortly after liftoff. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 12:28:02 +0000
NASA’s inspector general warned in a new report that, because of commercial crew delays, utilization of the International Space Station will drop sharply in 2020 and that NASA runs the risk of losing access entirely by next fall. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 23:52:00 +0000
EchoStar has ordered two tiny S-band satellites from Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems to jumpstart a low-Earth-orbit constellation using spectrum gained through its October acquisition of IoT startup Helios Wire.  SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 22:06:27 +0000
NASA paid Boeing nearly $300 million more than originally planned in its commercial crew contract in part because of agency concerns that the company might drop out of the program, a new report claims. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 21:47:58 +0000
SDA is the new term replacing Space Situational Awareness, according to an Oct. 4 memo from Air Force Space Command. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 20:29:46 +0000
Loft Orbital has raised a fresh $13 million to continue development of a constellation of small satellites purpose-built to carry a mix of payloads for customers who don’t want to fly their own satellites.  SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:19:54 +0000
With growing bipartisan skepticism that NASA’s current plan to return humans to the moon by 2024 is achievable, members of the House Science Committee used a Nov. 13 hearing to advocate for a different, and arguably more conventional, approach. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 12:04:44 +0000
SpaceX successfully tested Nov. 13 the thrusters used as part of the abort system for its Crew Dragon spacecraft, nearly seven months after a similar test resulted in the loss of another spacecraft. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 04:49:10 +0000
The Senate Commerce Committee approved Nov. 13 a NASA authorization bill introduced a week earlier to extend the life of the International Space Station and support other agency programs. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:29-04-2014
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    EDUCATION
    M.A. Astronomy, Feb. 2013
    Indiana University, Bloomington IN
     
    B.S. Physics w/ Spec. in Astrophysics, June 2010
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
    GPA: 3.87
     
    SKILLS
    Programming in Python, C, Fortran
    Experience with Unix, Macs, Mathematica, MATLAB, IRAF, IDL, ArcGIS, LaTex, SQL, 
    MS Word, MS Excel
    Knowledge of CCDs, optics, cryogenics, vacuum, supercomputing
     
    RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    Research Assistant, Indiana University Physics Department
    May 2013 – Present
    Prof.  L. Strigari
    Used statistical methods to determine efficacy and systematics of single- case analysis
    Evaluated deconvolution of signal and noise and fit to distributions of  satellite galaxies around Milky Way-like host
    Presented analysis and conclusions in publication-ready manner
     
    Research Assistant, Indiana University Astronomy Department
    January 2013 – May 2013
    Prof. E. Vesperini
    Worked with hybrid hydrodynamics/N-body software
    Researched use of simulations with regard to globular cluster studies
     
    Research Assistant, Indiana University Astronomy Department
    January 2011 – February 2013
    Prof. T. Steiman-Cameron
    Compiled and monitored hydrodynamical simulations on NASA supercomputer
    Evaluated and interpreted results of the protoplanetary disk simulations
    Formalized results in a scientific writeup
     
    Research Assistant, UCSD Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences
    March 2010 – June 2010
    Prof. A. Coil
    Sorted and interpreted Keck 10m. DEEP2 galaxy spectroscopy data
    Graphed galaxy data based on morphology, color, and absorption/emission lines
    Compared correlation between factors such as redshift, color, and galaxy type
     
    TEACHING EXPERIENCE
    Instructor
    May 2013 – June 2013, June 2012 – July 2012, May 2011 – June 2011
    Indiana University Astronomy Department
    Created lectures using multiple media to engage students' attention
    Interacted one-on-one with students to facilitate understanding due to intimate class size  of 25 students
     
    Associate Instructor
    August 2010 – May 2014
    Indiana University Astronomy Department
    Managed correcting and grades in an efficient and accurate manner
    Engaged with students about material during extensive office hours
    Gave feedback to students in both 250 student lower division courses and 30 student upper  division courses
     
    Proctor
    September 2007 – December 2008
    UC San Diego Physics Department
    Monitored up to 200 students in an alert and patient manner
    Clarified and discussed physics problems with students
     
    LEADERSHIP/ VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
    Outreach Coordinator
    August 2012 – January 2013
    Indiana University Astronomy Department
    Organized department's contribution to annual Open House for the public
    Responded to inquiries and explained astronomical phenomena to members of the public
     
    Outreach Volunteer
    August 2010 – Current
    Indiana University Astronomy Department
    Explained and facilitated use of technology for astronomy-based applications to the public
    Aided in hands-on learning about astronomy for people of all ages
     
    Physics Awareness Chair
    September 2008 – June 2010
    UCSD Society of Physics Students
    Organized tabling, exhibits, and volunteers for local exhibits
    Educated primarily non-physics majors on physics topics
     
    Cashier and Facilitator
    January 2009 – September 2009
    Rancho Cucamonga Marching Band and Quakes Stadium
    Served customers in a cheerful and speedy manner
    Expedited transfer of goods between between customers and kitchen efficiently
    Handled up to $1500 per shift
     
    PUBLICATIONS
    T. Y. Steiman-Cameron, R. H. Durisen, A. C. Boley, S. Michael, C. R. McConnell, Convergence  Studies of Mass Transport in Disks with Gravitational Instabilities. II. The Radiative  Cooling Case, 2013, The Astrophysics Journal, 768, 192
     
    RELEVANT COURSEWORK (Graduate)
    Interstellar Medium
    Cosmology
    Galaxies
    Galactic Dynamics
    Stellar Atmospheres
    Observational Techniques
    Electromagnetism
    Classical Mechanics 
    Quantum Mechanics 
    Statistical Mechanics

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