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The space industry outsider nominated to become NASA deputy administrator said he would focus on acquisition reform and adapting NASA to a “new role” with commercial partners if confirmed by the Senate. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:48:01 +0000
A proposed standard announced at a conference last week seeks to provide the same launch flexibility for larger smallsats currently enjoyed by cubesats. SpaceNews.com
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An audit by the Defense Department’s inspector general office found security cracks in the supply chain of four critical military space programs. SpaceNews.com
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Canadian remote sensing company UrtheCast says it has sufficient resources to cover the $20 million purchase of analytics firm Geosys from U.S. dairy giant Land O’Lakes. SpaceNews.com
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Millennium Space Systems was founded in 2001 and has approximately 260 employees. It has developed satellites ranging from 50 kg to more than 6,000 kg. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:00:22 +0000
SSL, a company known for building communications satellites and spacecraft systems, will help the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center define its next generation of protected military communications, the Maxar Technologies company announced Aug. 16. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:20:11 +0000
The commercial spaceflight industry has been enjoying success both on and off the launch pad this year. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 05:05:34 +0000
Descartes Labs announced Aug. 15 a partnership with Airbus to feed high resolution global imagery into its geospatial data platform. The Sante Fe, New Mexico-based startup also completed beta testing of its cloud-based “data refinery,” and added weather data. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:21:09 +0000
International mistrust in space could become a bigger problem as the commercial space industry continues to grow and demand a peaceful environment to do business. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:55:18 +0000
NASA says an Aug. 14 test of an engine for the Space Launch System was a success despite an unspecified “facility issue” that caused the test to end early. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:18:44 +0000
ESA is pushing European industry to continue innovating and finding efficiencies even after Vega C’s introduction in 2019 and Ariane 6’s debut in 2020. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:13:20 +0000
China will launch its Chang’e-4 lander and rover mission in December in what will be the first ever attempt at a soft landing on the far side of the moon, authorities said Aug. 15 SpaceNews.com
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:33:39 +0000
NASA has done a good job implementing the recommendations of its latest planetary science decadal survey despite past budget problems, but needs to improve some programs, a recent report concluded. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:04:46 +0000
The Air Force will use “rapid procurement authorities” in this program and is targeting the first next-generation OPIR launch in 2023. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:57:09 +0000
The Pentagon's Joint Oversight Requirements Council will be briefed this fall on potential solutions to a major national security vulnerability: hypersonic weapons that fly into space at supersonic speeds and descend back down to Earth directly on top of targets. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:42:54 +0000
Chinese private launch vehicle maker OneSpace has secured $43.6 million in Series B financing as the company looks to its first orbital launch near the end of 2018. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:32:25 +0000
Exos Aerospace, a Texas company developing a reusable suborbital rocket, now plans to carry out a first flight of its vehicle in late August as it sets its sights on a follow-on orbital vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 19:50:09 +0000
Viasat is still working on a medium-Earth-orbit satellite constellation idea revealed almost two years ago, but has not finalized what that system would look like, Mark Dankberg, CEO of Viasat, said Aug. 9. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 03:47:45 +0000
At the annual SMI MilSatCom Conference in 2017, Army Major General Pete Gallagher, former CENTCOM/J6, shared a vignette about U.S. forces fighting ISIS in the CENTCOM Area of Responsibility. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:26-11-2014
     Last Modified:21-12-2014 (07:25)
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     Current job:Researcher
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsEngineer, Explosives, Charismatic
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    Nationality: British   Gender: Male

    Personal Statement 

    I am a creative-minded, charismatic individual with a technical engineering background seeking to utilise my project management, music industry knowledge and leadership skills to drive and inspire a like-minded team within a fast-paced and exciting new corporate environment. I have previously worked in the public sector for the Ministry of Defence in equipment procurement where I assisted in long term project delivery for various systems. I have undertaken several work placements as part of the Defence Engineering Science Group (DESG) graduate scheme spanning from hands on engineering work to project management support in an office environment. My working contributions have been published in HM Government's Blackett Review on the Internet of Things. Alongside this, I have produced successful music records; dealing with indie and major labels in launching my releases and with established music industry stakeholders and magazines (online and print) for marketing.

    Experience

    2012 – 2013; Engineering graduate at MOD, Abbey Wood (Defence Ordnance Safety Group)
    I was responsible for the delivery of safety advice for a particular weapon system to a host of defence stakeholders including MBDA, Thales, The British Armed Forces and Foreign Air Forces. During this role:

    • I presented my calculated findings to a room of high ranking military personnel and corporate stakeholders including Wing Commanders and Colonels from various British and Foreign Forces.
    • I organised my own meetings and travelled across the country to liaise with technical staff that could provide solutions to complex problems, thus saving company money.

    2014 – Present; Researcher in Defence and Security Team, Government Office of Science
    Here, myself and my team are responsible for researching new trends in technologies that pose threats and opportunities to the UK public domain; building reports for review by the Government Chief Scientific Advisor (GCSA MP Sir Mark Walport) and providing secretarial assistance to my Line Manager. During this role:

    • I volunteered to create posters for the office floor to celebrate 50 years since the first GCSA was elected which were commended by attending MPs, and ran science activities for the children’s play-scheme.
    • Chaired editorial meetings for reports that would go on to be reviewed by PM David Cameron and eventually be published for public viewing.

    Other work experience:
    I have worked with Defence contractors QinetiQ where I was tasked with running environmental and field trials on weapons and munitions, and producing graphical reports on their performances.

    Education

    BEng (Hons.) Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Birmingham, 2009 – 2012
    Achieved 2:1 level degree, including an award for the most improved undergraduate.

    MSc Explosive Ordnance Engineering, Cranfield University – Shrivenham Defence Academy 2013 – 2014 (Still awaiting exact results/graduation ceremony)

    Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College; 2007 – 2009
    Maths – A         Computing – B            Physics – B      

    Hobbies and Interests

    I am an avid music producer and DJ – my productions have been featured on public radio stations in the UK and abroad, including BBC Radio 1/1xtra, XFM, Capital Xtra, Rinse.FM and many more. I have featured in print and online magazines including Mixmag, Dazed and Confused, Fader and NME. I enjoy designing artistic webpages to market my music and building my network of contacts within music.
    Video gaming is another passion of mine – I am a fan of role playing game series such as Final Fantasy and Diablo, where worlds and textures are vast and stimulating, and decision making can be pivotal to the outcome. I am fascinated by deep space, posibilities of time travel and dimension theory.
    I love to travel and am an amateur photographer.


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