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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:55:04 +0000
The PSLV lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 10:59 p.m. Eastern and placed into orbit a Cartosat 2 imaging satellite and 30 secondary payloads. SpaceNews.com
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Rocket Lab announced Jan. 11 it plans to make another attempt to launch its Electron small rocket on its second mission later this month. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:12-01-2015
     Last Modified:12-01-2015 (09:34)
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     Current job:Research Assistant
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:US only
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems
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    Education


    Master of Science, Electrical Engineering

    UC San Diego

    Graduation Date: June 2015

    GPA:3.17

    Bachelor of Arts, Physics and Astronomy

    Northwestern University

    Graduation Date: June 2012                                          

    GPA:3.37

    Relevant Coursework


    ·         Computational Physics

    ·         Antenna Theory and Design

    ·         Solid State Electronics

     

    ·         Computation of Electromagnetic Fields

    ·         Laser Electronics

    ·         Fourier Optics

    ·         Cosmology

    ·         Observational Astrophysics

    ·         Detection Theory


    Skills & Qualifications

    ·         Ability to program in C  and MATLAB for scientific applications and data visualization with gnuplot

    ·         Experience in reading circuit diagrams and constructing simple circuits

    ·         Experience in simulating with COMSOL

    ·         Noise processing and analysis of spectra using IRAF

    ·         Demonstrated use of machine shop equipment such as drills, the lathe, and the mill

    ·         Familiar with LINUX interface

    ·         Equipment testing and troubleshooting

    Additional Skills

    ·         Fluent in Chinese, intermediate level in Japanese

    ·         Familiar with graphic software such as Photoshop and InDesign

    Relevant Experience

     

    Research Assistant– Ultrafast Nanoscale Optics, Shaya Fainman, UCSD                                                                9/1-Present

    ·         Simulate the thresholdless nanolaser using COMSOL

    ·         Evaluate the result of the COMSOL simulation for laser fabrication parameters

    Research Assistant– Dept of Physics, Brian Keating, UCSD                                                                                          1/14-9/14

    ·         Write or edit programs to noise reduce and analyze astronomical data using MATLAB, C, Fortran, or Python

    ·         Construct simple hardware for the Small Radio Telescope

    Research Assistant- Dept of Physics and Astronomy, David Meyer, Northwestern University                       09/10-06/12

    ·         Assemble databases of coordinates of compact HI clouds through analyzing GALFA fits maps and matching coordinates to the SIMBAD online star catalogue.

    ·         Noise reduction of star spectra using IRAF

    Telescope Assistant– Dept of Physics and Astronomy, Michael Smutko, Northwestern University                              08/11-06/12

    ·         Lead public outreach events where guests are shown objects in the sky currently in season and given a brief history of the Dearborn Observatory

    ·         Operate and calibrate the Dearborn telescope for weekly public outreach events and classes

    Norris TechnicalServiceSupervisor- NorrisStudentCenter, Seamus Egan, NorthwesternUniversity        09/11-06/12

    ·         Host weekly meetings and trainings for the Norris Technical Service staff and report to the Technical Services Manager

    ·         Maintain AV equipment and assess the need for new equipment and replacements

    ·         Also carries out duties of the Norris Technical Services

    Norris Technical Service- - NorrisStudentCenter, Seamus Egan, NorthwesternUniversity                             09/08-09/11

    ·         Provide customer service and equipment for simple lecture events in auditoriums and smart rooms

    ·         Set up and operate small to large PA sound systems for musical performances and other indoor or outdoor events

    ·         Test and troubleshoot sound systems and other equipment

    ·         Report damages or missing equipment to the Technical Service Supervisor or Manager

    Research Fellowships and Memberships

    Illinois  Space Grant Consortium Summer 2011

    Sigma Pi Sigma – Physics Honor Society 2012

    American Physical Society 2012 


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