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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
Looking up at the Moon at night, Earth's closest neighbor appears in shades of gray and white; a dry desert in the vacuum of space, inactive and dead for billions of years. Like many things, though, with the Moon, there is so much more than what meets the eye. Research completed by NASA Marshall Space Flight Center planetary volcanologist Debra Needham in Huntsville, Alabama, and planetary scientist David Kring at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, Texas, suggests that billions of ...
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:20:00 +0100
Two more Galileo satellites have reached Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana, joining the first pair of navigation satellites and the Ariane 5 rocket due to haul the quartet to orbit this December. Galileos 21 and 22 left Luxembourg Airport on a Boeing 747 cargo jet on the morning of 17 October, arriving at Cayenne - Felix Eboue Airport in French Guiana on the same day. Resting within distinctive white air-conditioned containers, the satellites were driven to the cleanroom environment of t...
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
"Using a model that more realistically simulates atmospheric conditions, we discovered a new process that controls the habitability of exoplanets and will guide us in identifying candidates for further study," said Yuka Fujii of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), New York, New York and the Earth-Life Science Institute at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, lead author of a paper on the research published in the Astrophysical Journal Oct. 17. Previous models simulated atm...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:40:00 +0100
NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Sentinel-6A mission. Launch is currently targeted for November 2020, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 Full Thrust rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The total cost for NASA to launch Sentinel-6A is approximately $97 million, which includes the launch service and other mission related costs. The Sentinel-6A mission, also known as Jason Conti...
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
NASA Team Finds Noxious Ice Cloud on Saturn's Moon Titan Researchers with NASA's Cassini mission found evidence of a toxic hybrid ice in a wispy cloud high above the south pole of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. The finding is a new demonstration of the complex chemistry occurring in Titan's atmosphere-in this case, cloud formation in the giant moon's stratosphere-and part of a collection of processes that ultimately helps deliver a smorgasbord of organic molecules to Titan's surface. Inv...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
ESO's fleet of telescopes in Chile have detected the first visible counterpart to a gravitational wave source. These historic observations suggest that this unique object is the result of the merger of two neutron stars. The cataclysmic aftermaths of this kind of merger - long-predicted events called kilonovae - disperse heavy elements such as gold and platinum throughout the Universe. This discovery, published in several papers in the journal Nature and elsewhere, also provides the strongest ev...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra. Shortly after 8:41 a.m. EDT on Aug. 17, NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope picked up a pulse of high-energy light from a powerful explosion, which was immediately reported to astronomers around the globe as a short gamma-ray burst. The scientists at the National S...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:43:00 +0100
Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space GmbH to develop the feed array system for the antenna on the European Space Agency's Biomass spacecraft. This equipment is essential to guarantee the full satellite performance. One of ESA's Earth Explorer missions dedicated to protect our planet, Biomass will help us understand the quantity of carbon stored in the world's forests within the global carbon cycle. Due for launch in 2021, Biomass is primarily designed to d...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0100
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on Oct. 15 at 3:28 a.m. EDT. Designated NROL-52, the mission is in support of national security. "Today's launch is a testament to the tireless dedication of the ULA team, demonstrating why ULA continues to serve as our nation's most dependable and successful launch provider," said Laura Maginnis, ULA vice president of Government Satellite Launch. "Af...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:05:00 +0100
The first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, Sentinel-5P, has been launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. The 820 kg satellite was carried into orbit on a Rockot launcher at 09:27 GMT (11:27 CEST) today. The first stage separated 2 min 16 sec after liftoff, followed by the fairing and second stage at 3 min 3 sec and 5 min 19 sec, respectively. The upper stage then fired twice, delivering Sentinel-5P to its final orbit 79 min after liftoff. ...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:55:00 +0100
The first full-scale model of the rocket motor that will propel Ariane 6 and Vega-C into orbit has been cast and filled with inert propellant for testing at Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana. The P120C is the largest solid-propellant rocket motor ever built in one segment. Each P120C will hold over 140 tonnes of propellant in a carbon fibre casing almost 11.5 m long and about 3.4 m in diameter. It is derived from Vega's current first stage motor, the P80, which holds 88 tonnes of propell...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
There's no map showing all the billions of exoplanets hiding in our galaxy -- they're so distant and faint compared to their stars, it's hard to find them. Now, astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for giant exoplanets. A new study finds that giant exoplanets that orbit far from their stars are more likely to be found around young stars that have a disk of dust and debris than those without disks. The study, published in The Astronomical Journal, focused on ...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100
Our 4th Space Resiliency Summit is designed as an educational and training ''Town Hall'' forum, where thought leaders and key policy-makers across military services, defense agencies, and civilian organizations can come together for actionable discussions and debate. This year's summit will focus on technology and innovation needed to defend critical space assets against increasing and new threats. Download Conference Agenda | Register to attend this Conference 2017 Summit Topics to Includ...
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:50:00 +0100
EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ: SATS) announced today that the EchoStar 105/SES-11 satellite was successfully launched on October 11 at 6:53 PM EDT on a SpaceX Falcon 9 vehicle from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. EchoStar 105/SES-11, a dual-mission satellite for EchoStar and SES, is a hybrid Ku and C-band communications satellite that provides EchoStar with 24 Ku-band transponders of 36 MHz, marketed as EchoStar 105, and SES with a C-band payload of 24 transponders, marketed under the name S...
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:00:00 +0100
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was recently selected by DigitalGlobe, Inc. as the next-generation WorldView Legion satellite imaging constellation payload provider. Under the contract, Raytheon will deliver the telescopes, detectors and combined electronics to Space Systems Loral, the WorldView Legion space vehicle integrator. Raytheon's new payload doubles DigitalGlobe's capacity to capture multispectral and 30 cm imagery, while tripling to quadrupling the company's capacity to image high-dema...
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:32:00 +0100
Mission controllers completed a critical final rehearsal today, confirming that everything and everyone on ground are ready to take over control of Sentinel-5P in the harsh environment of space. A 'team of teams' working at ESA's control centre in Darmstadt, Germany, today conducted a final rehearsal for this week's launch of Sentinel-5P. They were joined by engineers working at ground stations on three continents and by teams responsible for the launcher and its payload in Plesetsk, Russ...
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:00:00 +0100
Ushering in a new era of advanced Global Positioning System (GPS) technology, the U.S. Air Force declared the first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built GPS III satellite "Available for Launch." The Air Force's "AFL" declaration is the final acceptance of Lockheed Martin's first GPS III Space Vehicle (GPS III SV01) prior to its expected 2018 launch. GPS III SV01 will bring new capabilities to U.S. and allied military forces, and a new civil signal that will improve future connectivity worldwide ...
Mon, 9 Oct 2017 16:30:00 +0100
With four days to liftoff, the next Sentinel satellite is now on the launch pad at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. The rocket will be fuelled two days before launch, set for Friday at 09:27 GMT (11:27 CEST). The Sentinel-5P satellite has been at the cosmodrome since early September going through a series of tests and being readied for the big day. After being sealed from view in the rocket fairing last week, it was rolled out to the launch pad on Saturday. "This point in any...
Mon, 9 Oct 2017 15:00:00 +0100
L3 Technologies (NYSE:LLL) announced today that it has been awarded a contract to provide Hawkeye(tm) III Lite VSAT satellite communications terminals and on-site training to the U.S. Air National Guard's Joint Incident Site Communications Capability (JISCC) teams. These terminals will facilitate direct communication from remote locations in all 50 states and U.S. territories. Additionally, these Army Strategic Command (ARSTRAT)-certified terminals will enable access to the Wideband Global SATCO...
Mon, 9 Oct 2017 12:03:00 +0100
The third batch of Iridium(r) NEXT satellites built by Thales Alenia Space has been successfully launched by SpaceX from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. After the perfect commissioning of the first 20 satellites launched in January and June, thirteen of which are now interconnected and operating in full compatibility with the initial Block One Constellation, with seven being maneuvered to an adjacent plane, this new milestone allows to continue the fantastic Iridium(r) NEXT adventure. ...
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     Date Submitted:07-01-2015
     Last Modified:19-10-2015 (07:50)
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     Current job:Senior System Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, , , Business Services, Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsRadar, FAA, ICAO, AENA, EUROCONTROL, PSR, ASR, Mode-S, International Engineer, RF, Integration, Field, Validation, CNS/ATM
    CV

    Senior System Engineer with International Experience and initiative, proficient at languages and general improvement searching for new challenges and responsibilities in the Aerospace Industry.

    Professional Experience

     

    INDRA Sistemas – Senior System Engineer (Radar)

    Telecommunications Company. International Department specialized in Primary Surveillance Radar (PSR) Systems

    December 2014 - Present

    PSR Expert

    ·  Expert in PSR Performance Optimization, using Matlab to improve Probability of detection of aircrafts and weather signal (rain, snow, hail) reducing false alarms effects.

    ·  Analysis and evaluation of radar data using EUROCONTROL tools.

    December 2013 - January 2015

    PSR R&D Engineer

    ·  PSR operation improvement inside R&D Group: development in real environment, user interface and system specifications, system validation and performance tests. Enhancement of system performance >15%.

    February 2010 – Present

    PSR System Engineer

    ·  International experience in Site Surveying, collecting on-site data for new projects, selection of radar locations.

    ·  Management of requirements (tracing and verification) according to the Project/Tenders using company property tools (similar to DOORS).

    ·   Technical documentation: specifications, procedures, test plans, technical reports, fulfilment of criteria for quality audits, etc.

    ·  Customer Technical Support: RFI solutions and technical assistance including on call support for primary radars.

    ·  Deep knowledge of systems from different manufacturers (Raytheon ASR L-Band and S-Band, INDRA PSR S-Band) based on the international experience and training courses.

    July 2009 – Present

    PSR Field Engineer

    ·  Installation, commissioning and final supervision of SSR Mode S & PSR (ASR) surveillance radars on-site. Optimization of radar performance.

    ·  PSR performance improvement, start-up time reduction (45%) by the improvement of protocols that become company standards.

    ·  Official Tests: Redaction, conduction and reporting of FAT and SAT carried in Spain, Morocco, Tunisia, The Bahamas and Turkey.

    ·  Flight calibration tests and RF coverage/interference studies collaborating with the USA National Authority (FAA).

    ·  PSR Training: Technical Training courses up to 6 weeks for international customers from Europe (Spain, France), Asia (S. Korea, Pakistan), America (The Bahamas), Africa (Tunisia, Morocco) and Middle East (Turkey) at headquarters and on-site (OJT training).

    ·  Preventive and corrective maintenance, national and international. Remote connections to solve critical issues.

    ·  Customer negotiations and presentations.

    ·  Systems integration (SSR Mode S & PSR radars, antennas, UPS, ,remote stations and air control positions, communications through Ethernet, radio links, optic fiber... using TCP, IP, UDP, Modbus, etc.), validation of radar data detections and management; integration of navigation data in Controllers positions (ACC/ATC), collaborating with the National Civil Aviation authority (AENA, FAA, DHMI, etc.).

    ·  Verification and validation tests HW/SW/FW baseline developments. Bugs detection and scripting for resolution.

    ·  International Experience: Canada, Turkey and Spain (Raytheon L-Band and S-Band radars). The Bahamas, Tunisia, Morocco (INDRA PSR S-Band) in 17 international radars sites.

     

    Telefónica I+D (R&D), Spain

    Telecommunications Company. Department specialized in new developments.

    February - July 2009

    Web design for internal Service Support Department using PHP, Apache and SQL.

    2006

    Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain

     

    Cell Tower Establishment Plan

    ·  Redaction, field measurement and evaluation of mobile phone radiation in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid).

    Education

     

    2010

    Telecommunications Engineer (B.Sc + M.Sc) at Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (UAH Madrid), Spain.

    2005

    Telecommunications Engineer (B.Sc + M.Sc.) at Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (UAH Madrid), Spain.

    Awards

     

    July 2009 – Present

    Team member of the INDRA's talent group Alto-P (High Potential).

    2010

    Distinction in Thesis (Telecommunications Engineering – B.Sc. + M.Sc. Degree) at UAH Madrid, Spain: Application of Evolutionary Programming to Microwave Transistors Modelling.

    Development of evolutionary programming techniques to model the behaviour of RF transistors from their measured Scattering parameters and comparison between different algorithms using Matlab.

    2005

    Distinction in Thesis (Telecommunications Engineering - B.Sc. + M.Sc. Degree) at UAH Madrid, Spain: Software Design for Ultraviolet Signal Control.

    Development of Visual Basic applications to allow the control and monitoring of nitrates and nitrites in water through fiber-optic devices.

    2005

    Awardedby the Telecommunications Engineer College of Madrid. Third Prize to Thesis and Academic Transcript.

    Language Skills

     

    Spanish

    Mother tongue

    English

    Advanced Level

    ·  Official School of Languages of Spain. 5th course (C2).

    ·  University College of London (3weeks).

    ·  Universidad Menéndez Pelayo – Two 40h conversational courses.

    French

    Advanced Level

    ·  Official School of Languages of Spain. 4th course (C1).

    Technical Skills

     

    ·  Evolutionary Programming.

    ·  ATM Radar data analysis tools (SASS-C from EUROCONTROL and RBAT from FAA).

    ·  RF Engineering (design & analysis, guided and radiated, radiation patters, etc.).

    ·  RF Device modelling as microwave components and antennas (MMICAD, PSPICE and PCAAD).

    ·  Operative Systems: UNIX and Linux.

    ·  Matlab programming, simulation and design.

    ·  Communications: Switches and Routers operation.

    ·  Programming Languages: C and Visual Basic, Shell scripting. Learning Java.

    ·  Knowledge of SSH, VNC, FTP, SNMP.

    ·  Management of technical equipment as SA, VNA, DSO, VSG, universal counter, sensors, gyroscopes, data recorder, etc.

    ·  Office tools: Excel, Word, Project, etc.

    Training Courses

     

    ·  Satellite communications (2005)

    ·  RF signal radiation and propagation (2011)

    ·  Initiative-Coaching (2012)

    ·  Time Management (2012)

    ·  Autonomy and Team Decisions (2012)

    ·  Creativity (2013)

    ·  Collaborative Work (2013)

    ·  Projects Planning and Control (2014)

    ·  Project Management I & II (2014)

    ·  Management of Customers and Collaborators (2014)

    ·  Team Management (2014)

    ·  Intrapersonal Development (2014)

    ·  Economical Project Management I & II (2014)

    ·  Customer Relations (2014)

    Personal Skills

     

    Commitment

    Usedto work under high pressure

    Initiative

    Responsible and quick learner

    Analytic thinking

    Very good  synthesis capability

    Team worker

    Leading small groups with high level of autonomy, working in group or independently with low level of supervision

    Oriented to results

    Self-management on-site to meet deadlines and requirements

    Oriented to customer

    Dealing with international customers at the end Projects, solving technical issues.



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