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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
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:50:59 +0000
Shanahan on the Space Force legislation: “What I feel confident about is that the proposal that we are going to carry forward makes sense.” SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:33:38 +0000
Solstar Space, the New Mexico startup planning to offer WiFi to people and machines in orbit, is looking for a strategic investor. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:30:42 +0000
Rocket Lab, the small launch vehicle developer that recently performed its first commercial launch, has raised an additional $140 million to fund expansion of its launch activities and research projects. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:03:25 +0000
Leaps in capabilities of commercial constellations of small Earth-observation satellites and the decreasing cost of their services were at the center of a debate about the future of publicly funded Earth-observation missions after Spire CEO Peter Platzer introduced the company’s ambition to become “the Amazon” of space. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:06:23 +0000
While everybody is rightly celebrating recent successes in commercial space, some long-term trends are just beginning. It is still early days, and significant growth and new opportunities are just around the corner. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:36:09 +0000
It’s no secret the megaconstellations will have a dramatic impact on space traffic. Experts now are turning their attention to ensuring they don’t also create a dangerous spike in orbital debris. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:00:52 +0000
Space Tango, a Kentucky startup that develops microgravity research platforms, announced plans Nov. 15 to launch in the mid-2020s an autonomous in-orbit manufacturing facility. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:36:34 +0000
With NASA committed to a human return to the moon, Mars exploration advocates say those lunar missions can be useful to achieve their long-term goals, if designed properly. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:15:39 +0000
WASHINGTON — Air Force buyers of space systems are cutting red tape and removing layers of oversight to expedite programs, Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson said on Wednesday. Wilson said the reorganization of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center and the establishment of a rapid procurement office […] SpaceNews.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 21:12:03 +0000
Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Tom Udall (D-N.M.) wrote to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai saying the agency “must consider whether sufficient spectrum will remain available to accommodate today's C-band services,” among other issues. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:00:40 +0000
One take-away from last week’s Global MilSatcom conference in London is that the satellite communications industry is giving government buyers more choices than they can handle. 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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