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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:38:00 +0100
For the first time in its 19-year history, SMi Group’s Global MilSatCom Conference & Exhibition will be featuring South Korea in its speaker line-up for this year’s event. With recent threats surging within the region, South Korea has instilled urgency in the race to perfect milsatcom systems to ensure overall robust defence capability. Commander of Defence Communication Command, Brigadier General Nag Jung Choi, will be presenting a keynote address on Day 3 of the conference...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:45:00 +0100
In the first act of lunar exploration, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were major characters. In setting its sights on the Moon, ESA hopes to bring many more actors to this off-world stage. By testing the market for transport services to the Moon, ESA aims to push the limits of technology and create new models of space business. Touching down on the Moon was a monumental moment in human history. Eight short years and enormous resources took humankind to the lunar surface, initially for le...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0100
Astronomers have used ALMA to capture a strikingly beautiful view of a delicate bubble of expelled material around the exotic red star U Antliae. These observations will help astronomers to better understand how stars evolve during the later stages of their life-cycles. In the faint southern constellation of Antlia (The Air Pump) the careful observer with binoculars will spot a very red star, which varies slightly in brightness from week to week. This very unusual star is called U Antliae and...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:03:00 +0100
SES, EchoStar Corp., and Airbus Defence and Space announced today that the new EchoStar 105/SES-11 spacecraft, built by Airbus, has been shipped from the Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France, to Cape Canaveral, Florida, for its forthcoming launch by SpaceX in October. The first satellite that EchoStar has constructed with manufacturer Airbus, EchoStar 105/SES-11 will be launched by SpaceX on a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. EchoStar 10...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:30:00 +0100
Today Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) debuted a new family of satellite buses that form the core of nearly every space mission. From nanosats to high-powered satellites, the versatile lineup incorporates dozens of major enhancements and hundreds of common components that speed production and reduce cost. The company announced the lineup at the Air Force Association Air, Space & Cyber Conference. "We've invested $300 million in revamping our satellite solutions from top to bottom, applying what we...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:54:00 +0100
FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: FLY) (OTCQX: FLYLF) (the "Company" or "FLYHT") is pleased to announce a flight trial with Inmarsat, and would like to bring attention to an Inmarsat press release titled Inmarsat to demonstrate advanced SwiftBroadband-Safety capabilities in flight trial with FLYHT on September 19, 2017. This trial will demonstrate the use of FLYHT's Automated Flight Information Reporting System (AFIRS(tm)) to send data to the UpTime(tm) Cloud management platform via I...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:53:00 +0100
With the ''Space Strategy for Europe'' from the European Commission and the new ESA roadmap on the table, the European space stakeholders will have the great opportunity to debate and influence, at the highest level, the medium and long term development of European space programmes and of the spread of space services in many economic and societal activities as well as in a wide range of public fields, including security and defence. Download Conference Agenda | Register to a...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0100
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has recently received approximately $8.2 million in orders or specialized products in support of satellite global positioning system protection and communication systems. Work on these recent orders will be performed in secure Kratos manufacturing facilities. Due to customer related, competitive and other considerations, no additional information will be provided rel...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:51:00 +0100
The Sun's recent activity has caught the interest of scientists and space weather forecasters worldwide, highlighting the need to keep a watchful eye on our star and its awesome power. On 6 and 10 September, our Sun produced a pair of solar flares, the strongest observed in over 10 years. They were accompanied by huge eruptions of billions of tonnes of matter into space. While many such eruptions fall back onto the hot surface, these two did not and became 'coronal mass ejections' (CMEs) -...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:19:00 +0100
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has observed a planet outside our solar system that looks as black as fresh asphalt because it eats light rather than reflecting it back into space. This light-eating prowess is due to the planet's unique capability to trap at least 94 percent of the visible starlight falling into its atmosphere. The oddball exoplanet, called WASP-12b, is one of a class of so-called "hot Jupiters," gigantic, gaseous planets that orbit very close to their host ...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:13:00 +0100
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will continue its support for NOAA's Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System program that ingests and analyzes weather data, creating useful visualizations for forecasters and distributing time-sensitive weather statements such as watches and warnings across the United States. Used by more than 140 National Weather Service field offices, the AWIPS program informs decisions that save lives and protect property during natural disasters. Under the $269 mill...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:00:00 +0100
The international Cassini mission has concluded its remarkable exploration of the Saturnian system in spectacular style, by plunging into the gas planet's atmosphere. Confirmation of the end of mission arrived at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at 11:55 GMT/13:55 CEST with the loss of the spacecraft's signal having occurred 83 minutes earlier at Saturn, some 1.4 billion km from Earth. With the rocket propellant for manoeuvering the spacecraft fully expended as planned touring Saturn and i...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:17:00 +0100
Four of the latest set of Galileo navigation satellites will be launched on Ariane 6 rockets - ESA's first contract to use Europe's new vehicle. The launches are scheduled between the end of 2020 and mid-2021, using two Ariane 62 rockets - the configuration of Europe's next-generation launch vehicle that is best suited to haul the two 750 kg navigation satellites into their orbits at 23 222 km altitude. Under development, Ariane 6 is Europe's newest launcher, designed to extend guaranteed ...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0100
The Space Alliance, formed by Thales Alenia Space (Thales 67%, Leonardo 33%) and Telespazio (Leonardo 67%, Thales 33%), today signed a partnership with the US-based company Spaceflight Industries which includes the following elements: A minority investment in Spaceflight Industries, which through its BlackSky business, has developed a geospatial platform and plans to build and operate a constellation of 60 small high-resolution observation satellites featuring very short revisit times; ...
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:33:00 +0100
Lockheed Martin (LM) unveiled a new small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that has been designed and developed in the UK at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI). OUTRIDER is a lightweight, canister launched UAS that has been designed by engineers at Lockheed Martin UK's Havant facility in partnership with Wirth Research, an engineering company with specialisation in aerodynamics and composite materials. At only four inches wide and weighing only 1.7 kilograms, it is designed...
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:00:00 +0100
Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, today announced significant progress on the industry's first commercial in-space satellite servicing system. The Mission Extension Vehicle-1 (MEV-1) spacecraft successfully completed its critical design review earlier this year and is now in production with about 75% of the platform and payload components already delivered to the company's Satellite Manufacturing Facility in Virginia. The spacecraft will begin system-level testi...
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:07:00 +0100
Boeing will design and build seven super-powered medium earth orbit (MEO) satellites for SES, delivering efficient high-performance data communications services to users around the world. The O3b mPOWER satellites will include Boeing's most-advanced digital payload technology and will be built using electronics from the flight-proven 702 satellite platform customized to support the unique MEO environment. "With this new technology and design, Boeing is able to build satellites faster and m...
Wed, 6 Sep 2017 16:31:00 +0100
EchoStar Corporation and Lockheed Martin announced today that the EchoStar III satellite has been successfully recovered following an anomaly that occurred in late July and retired per the FCC regulations. "After the initial loss of contact, with a joint effort by EchoStar and Lockheed Martin, a command and control link was reestablished and deorbit maneuvers performed" said Derek de Bastos, chief technology officer for EchoStar Satellite Services L.L.C. "EchoStar III is now safely in a grave...
Wed, 6 Sep 2017 15:24:00 +0100
Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, recently completed an important qualification test of the avionics system for the solid rocket boosters the company has developed and is now manufacturing for NASA's Space Launch System (SLS). Completion of this milestone is an important step toward preparing the SLS and Orion spacecraft for their first flight in 2019. Two Orbital ATK-developed five-segment rocket boosters will be used on each SLS launch to help provide initial ...
Tue, 5 Sep 2017 14:07:00 +0100
Launch is the most strenuous part of a satellite's life. To survive the extreme sound wave pressure and pounding vibrations generated by more than 700,000 lbs. of thundering rocket thrust, spacecraft need a solid, reliable design if they hope to arrive operational on orbit. On July 13, Lockheed Martin (LMT)'s second, fully-assembled GPS III space vehicle (SV) completed a realistic simulation of its future launch experience and passed this critical acoustic environmental test with flying color...
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     Date Submitted:16-11-2014
     Last Modified:03-05-2015 (02:23)
    Job information
     Current job:Sales Engineer / Contract Officer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsMotivated master’s-degreed professional experienced in strategic marketing and product / program management related to space and special military activities, within industrial and multicultural matrix environment Results-oriented and customer-oriented
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    Strategic Marketing / Business & Product Development / Project Management

     

    Ø  Motivated master’s-degreed professional experienced in strategic marketing and product / program management related to space and special military activities, within industrial and multicultural matrix environment

    Ø  Results-oriented and customer-oriented with proven success in project management involving multidisciplinary teams

    Ø  Effective communicator seeking positive resolution to problems through active listening

     

    Areas of Expertise

    §  Project Management

    §  Strategic Thinking

    §  P&L Management

    §  Product Development Teams Management

    §  Development of New Business Opportunities

    §  Pricing Strategy

    §  Product Marketing

    §  Technical & Sales Support

    §  Staff Training

    §  New Product Launch

    Professional Experience

    Sales Engineer / Contract Officer – Space Division, APCO Technologies, Aigle – Switzerland, February 2015 to present

    Company website : www.apco-technologies.ch

    Industry segment : Satellites Flight Structures, Mechanical Ground Support Equipment, Instruments, European Space Port in French Guyana, Polar Cranes, Highly secured lifting and handling systems, Custom Equipments

    Ø  Manage Sales activities across UK, Netherlands, Italy, Luxembourg and South East of France

    Ø  Coordinate RFI/RFQ completion activities within these areas with support of Project Management and Technical Departments of APCO Technologies

    Ø  Negotiate proposals up to contracts signature and followed-up projects sales and contractual aspects up to projects close-out

    Ø  Suppliers / Subcontractors sourcing for potential partnerships

    Ø  Participate to company space sales strategy 

     

    Marketing Product Manager – Space Market & Special Connectors, Connecteurs Electriques Deutsch, Deutsch Aerospace & Transportation Division (DAT), Evreux – France, 2011 to present

    Company website : www.deutsch.net/ http://www.te.com/en/general/deutsch.html

    Industry segment : Electrical connectors design and manufacturing

     

    Ø  Dedicated to space market and special activities related to sensitive military applications, advised marketing strategy with existing space and special products portfolio and new products developments and ESA (European Space Agency) qualifications, contributed to contract negotiation and management.

    Ø  Coordinated new-product development activities related to strategic internal developments and specific product developments requested by customers, functionally managed teams up to 12 employees.

    Ø  Produced technical and sales support, including product pricing strategy, channels to customer identification, catalogs, sales team training.

    Ø  Functioning as global coordinator, developed and executed strategies to grow worldwide market share, collaborating with all departments to execute.

     

    Ø  Managed 14 major connector series for space and military applications

    Ø  Introduced 4 new product series

    Ø  Implementation in Russian space market on Soyuz launcher through selected distribution channel.

    Ø  Implementation in USA space market on SLS and Falcon 9 launchers.

    Ø  Implementation on VEGA launcher program, using Ariane 5 launcher experience.

    Ø  Product / Program management of products related to Ariane 5 & VEGA launchers programs.

    Ø  Product / Program management of products related to M45 / M51 nuclear missiles programs.

     

     

    Project Manager, Musthane, Willems – France, 2009 to 2011

    Company website : www.musthane.com

    Industry segment : Composite and flexible structures based on technical textiles and related systems and equipments

     

    Ø  Managed and worked on projects related to Aerospace, Environment, Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Defence and Civil Industry markets for several countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

    Ø  Managed turn-key solutions projects from customer request to delivery, including design and manufacturing process identification or creation,  use instructions creation, suppliers selection and costs negotiation, project pricing, manufacturing follow-up, customer reporting.

    Ø  Functionally managed project teams up to 8 employees.

    Ø  Optimized existing standard products manufacturing processes and pricing strategy.

    Ø  Standardised range of products and related equipments with list of configurations and options.

     

    Ø  Project manager, “Inflatable floats for pipelines”: Custom-design solution made of inflatable floats and mobile inflation system. Onshore application.

    Ø  Deputy project manager on 3.4 M€ project, “Autonomous tactical fuel farms”. Turn-key solution made of flexible fuel tanks, 60m3/h pumping system and loading arm, fully integrated on converted container for transportation by truck. Military application.

    Ø  Deputy project manager on 6.8 M€ project, “Quick Install & Remove Tents”. Frame tents with specific layout and equipment configurations for quick deployment and retreat. Military application.

    Ø  Standardisation of remote control pipes closing systems composed of inflatable plugs and electrical cabinet with different configurations and optional equipments, to prevent from accidental pollution through network evacuation pipes. Nuclear and chemical industries application.

     

    Education

     

    Arts et Métiers ParisTech (ENSAM), Châlons-en-Champagne & Angers Teaching and Research Centers, France

    Master’s Degree in Engineering, « Design & Innovation » specialty

     

    IUT Léonard de Vinci,Reims, France

    DUT Mechanical engineering and computer-integrated manufacturing (BTEC Higher National Diploma)

     

    Special skills

     

    Functional

    Computer

    Professional

    Languages

    Multidisciplinary and multicultural teams management

    High value-added project management with strong customer requirements

     Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Outlook, Lotus Note

     Adonix X3, SAP

     Salesforce, ENOVIA Program Central

     CATIA V5

     Customer care

     Leadership

     Awareness and empowerment of working teams

     Thoroughness and attention to detail

     French, native language

     English, fluent

     Spanish, reading

     

    Personal Experience

     

    Hobbies :

    Ø  Music : amateur guitarist

    Ø  Sports : tennis (20 years of practice, both individual and in team), volleyball, MTB street riding

     

    Entrepreneurial activity :

    Personal project with childhood friend, creation of a new MTB mark for street riding, "Resistant Cycles Co."

    Ø  Design of frames, forks, stems, handlebars, etc, according to market needs and trends

    Ø  Stress analysis & drawings edition

    Ø  Manufacturers selection

    Ø  Prototypes testing and validation

    Ø  Commercialization, channels to market identification

    Ø  Support in "Team Resistant" selection

    Website : www.facebook.com/Resistantcyclesco


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