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A SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying an Indonesian communications satellite, an Israeli lunar lander and a U.S. Air Force smallsat launched Feb. 21 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. SpaceNews.com
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Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:43:36 +0000
The Pentagon would ask Congress to approve “special temporary authorities” for the secretary of defense to transfer resources from other services to the Department of the Air Force and the Space Force. SpaceNews.com
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Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:10:24 +0000
At the end of 2018, division chief Clare Grason and her entire satellite communications team at the Defense Information Systems Agency moved over to work in the same capacity under Gen. John (“Jay”) Raymond at the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC). SpaceNews.com
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 18:48:59 +0000
The challenge facing U.S. Strategic Command is figuring out how to develop a modern nuclear command, control and communications system (NC3) that passes muster. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:17:54 +0000
As Blue Origin prepares to start flying people on its New Shepard suborbital vehicle, the company’s founder says the altitude the vehicle can reach will put it at an advantage over Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:53:23 +0000
The Indonesian communications satellite that is SpaceX’s primary payload for its second Falcon 9 launch this year overcame a change of manufacturers and the loss of a U.S. Ex-Im Bank loan to reach the launch pad. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:21:12 +0000
Facebook and Viasat are collaborating first in Mexico, but are open to expanding globally, Viasat said. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:26:15 +0000
Virgin Galactic scrubbed the Feb. 20 flight test for SpaceShipTwo, the air-launched suborbital spaceplane, due to high winds in Mojave, California. The flight test is now scheduled for Friday, Feb. 22. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:39:24 +0000
The new chair of the House space subcommittee says she’s looking forward to working with the commercial space industry on a number of issues, including oversight of non-traditional space activities. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:20:06 +0000
ULA and SpaceX will split six national security launches planned for 2021 to 2022, the Air Force announced Feb. 19. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:18:37 +0000
SPD-4 gives the Pentagon the official go-ahead to send a proposal to the White House recommending the establishment of a separate military branch for space. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:15:12 +0000
Virgin Galactic plans to conduct a fifth test flight Feb. 20 of its suborbital spaceplane SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:14:26 +0000
A slow start for Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa broadband venture and losses in activities beyond the fleet operator’s core business contributed to a 4.4 percent decline in revenue during the last half of 2018. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:11:51 +0000
The multiyear investment begins with 18-month contract worth few million pounds. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:28:19 +0000
As LeoStella inaugurated the factory that will be used to produce a series of Earth imaging satellites, the joint venture of Thales Alenia Space and Spaceflight Industries continues to look for other customers. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:54:09 +0000
DoD wants space sensors that can be counted on to work even in adverse conditions like solar activity, radiation belts and orbital debris. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:29:43 +0000
An appropriation bill signed into law Feb. 15 gives NASA $21.5 billion for fiscal year 2019, $1.6 billion above the administration’s original request. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:45:10 +0000
NASA is considering buying two additional seats on Soyuz spacecraft to ensure a continued American presence on the International Space Station amid worries about additional delays in commercial crew flights. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:06-01-2015
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     Current job:Post-doctoral researcher
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services
     Keywordsspace telescopes solar system exploration missions space environment harvesting energy from space
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    Nationality: Italian

     

    PROFILE

    Educated to PhD level in Physics and Astronomy, holding the position of Post-doctoral researcher at the Observatório do Valongo, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro. Extensive background in data analysis. Excellent analytical skills. Aptitude to work closely with industrial partners and excellent team working ability. Experience in managing and leading research projects. Lecturer on university level. Taking a pragmatic approach to data analysis. Strong analysis and communication skills. Looking for a challenging position in an advanced, innovative and international environment.

     

    EDUCATION

    09/2011 – Present :   Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Department of Electrical Engineering,  Lisbon, PT,   MSc in Renewable Energies, Electric Conversion and SubstainableUse.

    09/2000 – 09/2004 :  School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University, UK, PhD in Astronomy.

    09/1992 – 05/1998 : Universitá degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Rome, IT, BSc in Physics. Final grade: 110/110

     

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    04/2015 - present    Observatório do Valongo, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, BR - Post-doctoral researcher

             --Proven experience in managing research projects, funding acquisition, leading international working                groups..

             -Excellent analytical skills.

             -Data analysis and database management

             -Excellent written communication skills.

     

             -PI and co-I in numerous successful observing programmes with ground-based and space telescopes.
     
           
    06/2009 – 06/2014    Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics of the University of Lisbon, PTAuxiliary Researcher

             -Managing and leading research projects.

             -Data analysis and database management

             -Interpersonal skills aptitude to work closely with industrial partners.

             -Teaching Astrophysics on university level. Coordinator of the Master-level course “Extragalactic astrophysics: formation and evolution of galaxies” at the University of Lisbon   (2010 – 2014).

             -Assessor for the Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology postgraduate programme (2010).

     

    02/2006 – 05/2009    Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF), Florence, IT -  Post-Doctoral Fellow

    01/2004 – 01/2005    Universitá degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Rome, IT -  Post-Doctoral Fellow

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS & COMPUTER SKILLS

    Language Skills:    Italian             Mother Tongue

                                       English           Fluent (3 Years PhD / International Work Experience).

                                       Portuguese   Fluent (5 Years Work Experience).

                                       French           Good  (6 Months PhD + 6 Months Erasmus).

     

    Computer Skills:      Operative systems: SOLARIS+UNIX, Linux, Windows.                                 

                                        Data Reduction Packages: Python, IDL, IRAF, DAOPHOT, Starlink, MIRIAD, CASA.

                                        Development of a software to calculate the orbital parameters of the European Space                                     Agency spacecraft ”Mars Express” using the ”SPICE” Ancillary information system.

     

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

                            Driving license: B

                            Hobbies/Interests: Sports (Wrestling, Martial Arts, Running), Travelling, Reading, Photography

                            


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