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An Arianespace Vega rocket launched the Mohammed 6-B satellite for Morocco the evening of Nov. 20, placing the satellite in the same orbit as its twin satellite Mohammed 6-A that launched a year ago, also on a Vega rocket. SpaceNews.com
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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
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Electronic threats against satellite communication have rapidly escalated in the last few years and will continue to advance in the foreseeable future. SpaceNews.com
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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     Date Submitted:11-06-2014
     Last Modified:12-06-2014 (07:40)
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     Current job:Mechanical Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services
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    EDUCATION
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    2008 Mechanical Engineering
    Bachelor of Science - University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
     
     
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    EXPERIENCE
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    11/2010 - Present
    Pratt & Whitney (United Technologies Corporation) East Hartford, CT
     
    Mechanical Design Engineer
     
    * Design Lead of Adaptive Engine Technology Development's (AETD) power transmission gear train assembly. Programmed calculator to optimize gear train configuration which eliminates shaft operation within its natural frequency, resolved interdepartmental hardware configuration conflicts, and presented designs to Pratt & Whitney's chiefs and military customers. 
    * Design Lead for a confidential gas turbine engine's oil delivery scheme redesign.  Responsible for optimizing the oil tank's configuration, external tubing, deaerator, oil filter, deoiler, and oil sensor while maintaining its capability to handle the aircraft's flight profile and maneuver loads.
    * Gained hands-on fabrication, assembly, and/or testing experience from being the Field Support Engineer for F119 Gas Turbine Engine (F22 Raptor), F135 Gas Turbine Engine (F35 Lightning), PW1000 Gas Turbine Engine (A320Neo, BA, and MRJ), and PW4000 Gas Turbine Engine (various aircraft manufacturers). 
    * Experience working with mechanical processes in a manufacturing environment by inspecting bearings, seals, and gears for flight readiness and conducting various engine tests in concert with our Materials and Processes Engineering (MPE) group.
    * Earned Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) B proficiency with a concentration in Design For Variation (DFV). 
    * Currently hold Secret Security Clearance. 
     
     
    12/2008 - 11/2010
    United Space Alliance (USA) Kennedy Space Center, FL
     
    Mechanical Design Engineer
     
    * Utilized Unigraphics NX and Pro-Engineer's (Pro/e) computer aided design (CAD), computer aided engineering (CAE), and finite element analysis (FEM) for the design, development, and testing of structures and equipment pertaining to Lockheed Martin's Orion Capsule tooling.
    * Provided Ground Support Equipment (GSE) design engineering by updating legacy drawings and preparing procurement specifications for NASA, Lockheed Martin, and ATK using a variety of design tools including Unigraphics NX with Teamcenter, Microstation, Nastran, and Pro-Engineer (Pro/e).
    * Produced full dynamic simulations, weight, and stress analysis of 3-D models in order to reduce certification costs.
    * Incorporated governing requirements and specifications such as ASTM, ASME, SAE, and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) into hardware designs and documentation.
    * Provided field engineering support for the upgrade of Launch Complex 39 A and B in preparation of the first Ares I launch as well as maintenance of the Vehicle Assembly Building's (VAB) bay doors.
     
     
    8/2006 - 12/2008
    United Space Alliance (USA) Kennedy Space Center, FL
     
    Control Systems Design Engineer (Co-Op/Intern)
     
    * Acquired knowledge of Microsoft Office Visual Basic by programming macros which expedited engineering processes such as analysis reports and drawing packages.
    * Amassed four semesters of work related experience overseeing the lab testing and initial planning stage through final design, construction, and commissioning of two control simulation test boxes (one analog, one digital) which enable engineers to validate software used in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) . 
    * Enhanced presentation skills by providing project updates triannually to United Space Alliance's steering team.
     
     
    8/2007 - 5/2008
    Walt Disney Orlando, FL
     
    Senior Design Project
     
    * Designed automated character head (Piglet) which included Flex Sensors, Make Controller Kit, servo motors and gears for mouth and eye articulation, and polyurethane for flexible skin.
     
     
     
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    PATENTS
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    * Long Jr., Wesley P. 2013. Bearing Outer Race Squirrel Cage (US Gov). PA-0029940-US. Filed December 20, 2013. Patent Pending.
    * Long Jr., Wesley P. 2014. Anti-Rotation For Fenestrated Bearing (US Gov). PA-0031517-US. Filed April 28, 2014. Patent Pending.
     
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    AWARDS
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    * Awarded Certificate of Recognition from Pratt & Whitney's Military Program Chief Engineer and from Vice President of Engineering.
    * Awarded Appreciation Award from Pratt & Whitney's Adaptive Engine Technology Development (AETD) Front and Mid Bearing Compartment Integrated Product Team (IPT) leader.
    * Awarded multiple Giving Further Thanks (GiFT) Awards from various Pratt & Whitney colleagues. 

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