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Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:24:29 +0000
Tarana Wireless has raised $200 million in total from investors that include AT&T, Deutsche Telekom and Wyler’s 1010 Holdings, LLC. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 09:54:03 +0000
The National Space Council will likely press NASA at its upcoming meeting to speed up its plans to return humans to the moon as the agency continues to study alternative approaches for the next flight of its Orion spacecraft. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 03:11:03 +0000
European launch provider Arianespace conducted its third launch of the year March 21, orbiting a remote-sensing satellite for the Italian Space Agency on a Vega rocket. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:22:21 +0000
The Canadian government has vowed to increase the level of funding for the development of low Earth orbit satellites that can bring internet services to rural parts of the country. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 22:03:11 +0000
Even before the launch, NASA officials said there was already work identified before the Demo-1 flight that needed to get done before the agency would consider flying astronauts on board. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:59:24 +0000
Federal Communications Commission officials urged patience with the repurposing process for satellite C-band spectrum, saying regulators are more concerned about getting it right than rushing the process. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:36:32 +0000
The Germany space agency DLR is beginning a study this month on a reusable launcher concept that would use a winged first-stage booster captured on descent by an aircraft and towed back to land. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:20:34 +0000
In the Q&A below Lesley touches on the mentor who inspired her, offers her perspective on women working in high tech careers and shares advice for those interested in building a career in the commercial space industry. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:02:45 +0000
The question of how SMC is positioning itself for the future is gaining attention in light of the Pentagon’s decision to establish a Space Development Agency, which some view as a long-term existential threat to SMC. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 09:54:31 +0000
Blue Origin has studied repurposing upper stages of its future New Glenn launch vehicle to serve as habitats or for other applications as part of a series of NASA-funded commercialization studies. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 23:07:08 +0000
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says the U.S. has to "grow our margin of dominance in space." SpaceNews.com
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:42:02 +0000
The Space Development Agency officially came into existence last week and already is causing a stir. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:13:58 +0000
Arianespace’s first Ariane 6 mission will carry 30 OneWeb satellites to low Earth orbit. The launch, slated for the second half of 2020, will use the “62” version of the rocket, which has two side boosters. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:58:33 +0000
The National Space Council will hold its next public meeting March 26 to discuss NASA’s human space exploration plans. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 02:17:55 +0000
Laser communications terminal provider Mynaric says it raised 11 million euros ($12.5 million) in post-IPO funding from a mystery constellation venture that plans to buy up to 1,000 terminals. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:02:20 +0000
SpaceIL’s lunar lander performed a maneuver March 19 that puts the privately developed lander on course to enter orbit around the moon next month. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:42:07 +0000
With two new satellites in orbit and a third on the way, APT Satellite of Hong Kong continues to grow, but company executives remain worried about Asia-Pacific market conditions. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:10:11 +0000
Inmarsat said it remain in discussion with the consortium, which under British law has until April 16 to make a binding offer. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:19:20 +0000
I’m a firm believer that the commercialization of space is absolutely essential for the growth of the space economy and achieving all of the goals we espouse for human activities in space. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:34:45 +0000
Long before Ruag began producing structures for OneWeb communications satellites, the Swiss aerospace equipment supplier noted the market shift toward large constellations and began investing in automation. 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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