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Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:20:10 +0000
A Senate committee voted on party lines Jan. 18 to advance the nominations of individuals to lead NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, although with no clear indication of when, or if, they will be confirmed by the full Senate. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:19:43 +0000
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will be taking on the duties of space adviser that previously resided with the secretary of the Air Force. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:11:34 +0000
Griffin said it's imperative that the Pentagon focus on “rapid incorporation of technologies into new military capabilities.” SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:17:07 +0000
Sending data to and from different spots on Earth is big business for satellite operators, but Cloud Constellation sees a lucrative opportunity to offer satellites as the ultimate cloud storage solution for sensitive data. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:54:25 +0000
There are many valid critiques of U.S. President Donald Trump’s new direction for NASA. Few, if any, would be new. But Russian government officials saw an opportunity for domestic attention and took a stab at it. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:55:38 +0000
SpaceX reiterated at a congressional hearing Jan. 17 that its Falcon 9 rocket performed as expected on its most recent launch, despite swirling questions about the potential failure of the classified Zuma mission. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:13:32 +0000
“What are we going to do about deterrence in space?” That is a question the administration should answer in the new strategy, said CSIS analyst Todd Harrison. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:56:26 +0000
As the two companies developing commercial crew systems reiterated that they were on schedule to carry out test flights later this year, a government analysis of schedules concluded those vehicles may not be certified to carry NASA astronauts until late 2019 or early 2020. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:03:18 +0000
With no budget deal in sight to avert a Friday government shutdown, a visibly frustrated Mac Thornberry, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee — and a vocal champion of bigger military budgets — called out his congressional colleagues for putting political agendas ahead of national security SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:12:59 +0000
Effective Space, a U.K.-headquartered company developing spacecraft to extend the life of communications satellites, announced Jan. 17 that it has signed its first contract with an undisclosed customer. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:07:31 +0000
The Air Force will establish a three-star vice commander of Air Force Space Command to be located in the national capital region. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:38:34 +0000
Virgin Orbit, which expects to debut the air-launched LauncherOne rocket by summer, signed a contract Jan. 16 with GomSpace to send eight nanosatellites into orbit next year to track airplanes and ships. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:11:26 +0000
European launch provider Arianespace expects to conduct just 23 more Ariane 5 launches before the next-generation Ariane 6 becomes its primary rocket. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:00:24 +0000
The new president of Canadian space technology company MDA says he sees opportunities for growth both within the country and beyond, while maintaining the company’s Canadian roots as part of a larger, and increasingly American, company. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:44:32 +0000
The SBIRS satellites are equipped with powerful scanning and staring infrared sensors that collect data for use by the U.S. military to detect missile launches. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:55:15 +0000
The plan is to shift the current ground software architecture to an open-systems platform that the Air Force would own and update with new technology as it becomes available. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:22 +0000
The successful launch of an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Jan. 11 marked not just the return to flight of the rocket but also major achievements for several of the companies with payloads on board the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:37:32 +0000
China Great Wall Industry Corp. landed a new satellite order Jan. 11 on the back of a bilateral meeting between Chinese and Cambodian officials that included an agreement to increase trade between the countries. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:43:46 +0000
An independent safety panel recommended NASA not certify SpaceX’s commercial crew system until the agency better understands the behavior of pressure vessels linked to a Falcon 9 failure in 2016. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:58:11 +0000
Virgin Galactic conducted its first test flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle in more than five months Jan. 11 as the company prepares to begin powered test flights of the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:19-08-2014
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    Nationality: British

     

    PROFILE

    Since 2010, I have been working towards my Ph.D. in astronautics on computational modelling of the space debris environment. I have held various research positions at the university and worked in a variety of engineer, delegate and internships positions in the aerospace sector. This has given me a broad set of computing, engineering, and managing skills. I am passionate about public speaking, enjoy working as part of a team, and pride myself with excellent problem solving, organisational and project management skills.

                My future aim is to establish a career in the space industry within the UK,working to either broaden the outer space environment capabilities within the UK space sector or developing satellite applications for GIS systems. I am further looking to increase my professional development and progress towards becoming a chartered engineer.

    KEY SKILLS

    ·         Understanding of system level designconcurrent engineering, orbital mechanics and high performance computing

    ·         IT skills in: C++, C, STK Professional, Java, Python, Matlab & AstroToolbox, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Fluent, Latex, Microsoft Office, and other FEM and EDA packages. Proficient in both Linux & Windows operating systems

    ·         Experience in public engagement for science and engineering: giving lectures and presentations to schools and to the general public

    ·         Teaching engineering to undergraduate students from first to fourth year, with coursework and individual and group projects (2010-2013)

    ·         University of Southampton Department of Astronautics representative from 2012 to 2014

    EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

    Senior Research Assistant - University of Southampton

    2014

    Involved in the EU FP7 ReVuS project, EU FP7 LEOSWEEP project and ESA’s CO-II projects

    UK Delegate - UK Space Agency

    2010-

    Delegate for the last four years at the Inter-Agency Space Debris Co-ordination Committee, a closed International forum for space debris discussions- Involved with modeling studies and guideline development

     

    Assistant Engineer - QinetiQ via Flux engineering

    2012

    Assisted in the development of the testing plan and the testing of QinetiQ’s T6 gridded ion engine for ESA’s Bepicolombo mission

    Research Assistant - University of Southampton

    2011

    Worked on Microsoft’s High-Performance Computing Clouds in Space projectand EU FP7 ACCORD Project (including web design)

     

    Research Internship - University of Southampton

    Summer 2011

    Eight week internship working on developing the University’s concurrent design facility, looking an remote sensing cases and developing and improving the astronautics groups website and GIS capability

    Assistant Systems Engineer - SSTL ltd via University of Southampton

    2011-2012

    Working with SSTL staff and a team of students across Europe as a systems engineer on the ESA educational mission European Student Moon Orbiter (phase A to B) at SSTL, Guildford

    Apprentice/Support Engineer - Dallas Airmotive Ltd (Bournemouth Airport)

    Summer 2002

    Apprentice working with servicing and fixing small business jets, specifically in turbo-props and turbo fan engines

         

    EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Ph.D in Astronautics - University of Southampton (Submitted and awaiting final viva) Titled: An Adaptive Strategy to Control The Space Debris Population

    2010-2014

    Research involving the computational modeling of the evolution of the space debris environment and the management and policy of space debris mitigation and remediation.

    ·         Eight conference papers and eight international presentations. Two (third awaiting) articles in internationally leading space journals (available on request)

    ·         Multiple links in the space debris community, particularly the UK Space Agency, ESA, NASA and CNES

    MEng (Hons) Space Systems Engineering - University of Southampton

    2006-2010

    First Class - Overall Average mark of 84%

    ·         Fourth year Cubesat Project - Design build and testing of crucial subsystems for Southampton’s first ever satellite

    ·         Third Year Individual Project - System Design of a Gravity Tractor for Asteroid Detection - Full system design and feasibility study of a spacecraft capable of deflecting an asteroid. Invention of a novel electric propulsion control method

    ·         Second Year International Group Project - European collaboration with La Laguna University, Tenerife to design a Gamma-ray burst study under taken at the Bradford Robotic Telescope on Mount Teide.

    Ringwood School and College

    1999-2006

    Four A-Levels at A grade in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, History, 12 GCSE’s ranging from A* to B

    ACHIEVEMENTS

    ·         Highest ever graded first class degree in MEng Space Systems Engineering

    ·         Awarded the Froude Scholarship four times in a row

    ·         2009 EADS Astrium SET engineer of the year award

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    ·         E-associate member of the Royal Aeronautical Society

    ·         Member of the British Interplanetary Society

    OTHER INTERESTS

    ·         Light aircraft flight experience studying for a private pilot’s licence and experience with the UK Air Training Corp from 2002 to 2006

    ·         Keen on physical fitness, competing in the British Drug Free Powerlifting Association

    ·         Personal interests include cyber security, military and defence, business and management, history and travelling

    REFERENCES (FURTHER DETAILS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST)

    ·         Dr Hugh Lewis, Senior lecturer in Astronautics, University of Southampton

    ·         Prof Richard Crowther, Chief Engineer, UK Space Agency

    ·         Dr Angelo Grubišić, CEO of Flux Engineering & lecturer in Astronautics, University of Southampton


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