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Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:50:39 +0000
As NASA evaluates proposals for commercially developed small lunar landers, the agency is now seeking payloads that could fly on those spacecraft despite concerns from some scientists that they don’t know if their experiments are compatible with those landers. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:00:25 +0000
The last mission needed to complete Iridium Communications’ second-generation satellite constellation is scheduled for Dec. 30, Iridium CEO Matt Desch said today. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:26:14 +0000
SMM Hamburg, the biennial international maritime conference in Germany Sept. 4-7, attracted not only shipbuilders but also satellite operators eager to offer global communications for autonomous vessels. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 21:44:31 +0000
Between now and when the the Air Force starts buying launch services from new competitors, ULA and SpaceX will be competing “one mission at a time.” SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:23:01 +0000
To connect the masses, megaconstellations will need mega antennas mega cheap. Antenna makers need mega orders to make that happen. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:11:40 +0000
Intelsat invested in Africa Mobile Networks (AMN), a U.K.-headquartered group of companies with telecom infrastructure in Africa, to reach "ultra-rural" parts of the sub-Saharan side of the continent. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:37:44 +0000
As the Pentagon moves to stand up a U.S. Space Command and Congress debates whether it makes sense to create a Space Force, a central focus is to defend satellites from orbital weapons that would seek to damage or destroy U.S. assets in space. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:27:27 +0000
Small launch vehicle company Rocket Lab announced Oct. 17 that it will build its second launch pad, and first in the United States, at Wallops Island in Virginia. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:58:08 +0000
This was ULA’s eighth launch this year, the 131st since the company was formed in 2006, and will be its 50th launch for the U.S. Air Force. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 22:57:26 +0000
A Swedish company with plans for a geostationary communications satellite announced Oct. 16 a contract with SpaceX for a Falcon Heavy launch no earlier than the fourth quarter of 2020. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:52:46 +0000
The NASA astronaut who was on the aborted Soyuz mission to the International Space Station says he has “complete confidence” in the Russians despite this launch failure and other problems and looks forward to flying again on the spacecraft. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:37:17 +0000
For all the enthusiasm about lunar exploration, and announcements made during the conference, there were far fewer specific details about just how to achieve those goals. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:26:57 +0000
ThinKom’s recent collaborations with satellite operators Telesat and SES have the antenna builder jockeying to compete with Viasat, IsoTropic Systems and others in the race to build affordable high-tech antennas that can link with satellite constellations in non-geosynchronous orbits. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 23:40:09 +0000
45th Space Wing Commander Brig. Gen. Schiess: Gen. Raymond “is pushing us to look at ways to be more responsive.” SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 23:06:02 +0000
Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft who backed the winning entry in a suborbital spaceflight competition and later funded development of a massive air-launch system, passed away Oct. 15. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:50:15 +0000
The status of proposals to create a separate branch of the U.S. military devoted to space will be the subject of the next meeting of the National Space Council on Oct. 23. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:37:00 +0000
Canadian satellite startup Kepler Communications raised $16 million from investors, securing funding to build and launch its first-generation constellation of up to 15 satellites, the company announced today. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:24:23 +0000
The White House just released a year-long study of the U.S. defense industrial base that was billed as the deepest dive in decades into the state of the nation’s defense industry. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:03:08 +0000
Eric Béranger, former chief executive of satellite constellation venture OneWeb, has left the company entirely, OneWeb confirmed Oct. 15. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:31:23 +0000
Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies expect their $34 billion merger, announced Sunday, will create the sixth largest defense contractor in the United States while saving $500 million in corporate costs by three years of closing. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:14-01-2015
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     Current job:Astronaut Training Division Intern
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
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    EU and USA National

    Education

     

     

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

    Master of Science in Aeronautics & Astronautics

    Man Vehicle Laboratory

    Draper Laboratory Fellow

     

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

    Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering

    Minor in English

     

    Sidwell Friends School, Washington, DC

     

     

     

    GPA 5.00 / 5.00

     

     

     

     

    GPA 4.00 / 4.00

     

     

    Jun 2014

     

     

     

     

    May 2012

     

     

    Jun 2008

    Experience

     

     

    European Astronaut Centre, European Space Agency (ESA), Cologne, Germany

     

    Aug 2014-Present

     

    Astronaut Training Division Intern

    ·       Collaborated with Soyuz experts to develop an instructional video based on ESA astronaut training course materials required for Soyuz rendezvous and docking with the International Space Station (ISS)

    ·       Creating on-board training (OBT) materials for use on-ISS to enhance, and in some instances replace, prior ground training for astronauts

    ·       Analyzing the existing ESA Astronaut Basic Training program for structural efficiency and content effectiveness, with the objective of reorganizing and revitalizing the courses and instructional approach

     

     

    MIT Man Vehicle Laboratory and Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, MA

     

     

    Aug 2012-Jun 2014

    Mobility Augmenting Jetpack with Integrated CMGs (MAJIC) for Extravehicular Activities Near Low-Gravity Objects

    ·       Determined the feasibility of incorporating control-moment gyroscopes into an EVA jetpack

    ·       Assessed astronauts’ physical requirements and limitations for potential future mission EVAs

    ·       Evaluated astronaut dynamics in conjunction with the MAJIC system using MATLAB and Simulink

     

     

    NASA Johnson Space Center Virtual Reality Laboratory, Houston, TX

     

    Jun-Aug 2013, Mar 2014

    User Evaluations of MAJIC Dynamics using Real Time Virtual Reality Graphics

    ·       Integrated MAJIC controls, human dynamics models, and real-time motion capture into the VR Lab’s immersive astronaut training graphics environment using Linux OS

    ·       Designed and executed two three-part human subject VR evaluations to get feedback and recommendations from potential end users and customers

     

    MIT AgeLab, Cambridge, MA

    Sep 2012-Jan 2013

    Simulation Study Examining Driver Distraction during Navigation Tasks

    ·       Headed an experiment to address human factors issues associated with navigation devices

    ·       Collected, monitored, and analyzed physiological and cognitive workload data during destination entry tasks between a dashboard-mounted GPS unit and an iPhone “Maps” application for differences in driver distraction

     

    WPI Cube-Sat Design, Worcester, MA

    Sep 2011-Mar 2012

    Instrument and Mission Analysis

    ·       Led a four person team to analyze on-board instrumentation and mission of a Cube Satellite

    ·       Part of a larger 17-student, 3-team project to support the design of the Cube-Sat mission

     

    Sikorsky Aircraft, Bridgeport, CT; West Palm Beach, FL

    Low Observables Internship

    May-Jul 2011

    ·       Reduced and analyzed helicopter acoustic signatures and ran computational fluid dynamics to analyze a new helicopter exhaust system

    ·       Dispatched to FL as support to a critical helicopter flight test program; collected and reduced precise and accurate air-to-air thermal imaging data

     

    Leadership

     

     

    MIT Graduate Association of Aeronautics & Astronautics

    Graduate Student Council Representative, 2012-2013; Event Coordinator, 2013-2014

     

    WPI Society of Women Engineers

     

    2012-2014

     

     

    2008-2012

    President, 2011-2012; Vice President, 2010-2011; Treasurer, 2009-2010

     

    WPI Phi Sigma Sigma Women’s Fraternity

    Social Chair, 2011-2012; Correspondence Secretary, 2010-2011; Sophomore Class Representative, 2009-2010; Core Group Leader, 2009-2010

    2008-2012

     

    WPI Varsity Field Hockey

    Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Representative, 2010-2011

    2008-2012

     

    WPI Communicating About Safety 101 (Sexual Assault Awareness  and Education Group)

    Vice President, 2009-2010

    2008-2012

     

     

    WPI Hellenic Students Association

    Public Relations Chair, 2008-2010

    2008-2012

     

     

     

     

    Awards and Honors

     

     

    Academics and Leadership

    Volpe Best Transportation Presentation Award, HFES Student Conference

    Society of Women Engineers Lydia I. Pickup Memorial Scholarship

    NCAA Academic All-American of the Year, Women’s Division III

    WPI Two Towers Leadership and Academic Award (presented yearly to top Junior scholar-leader)

    WPI Varsity Club Award (presented yearly to top Senior student-athlete)

    WPI Crimson and Gray Award (presented yearly to 15 impactful campus leaders)

     

     

     

     

    April 2013

    May 2012

    Jun 2012

    Apr 2011

    Apr 2012

    Apr 2012

    Honor Societies

    Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society (2009-Present); Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society (2012-Present); Order of Omega Greek Honor Society (2010-Present); Sigma Society, Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation Academic Society (2009-Present)

     

     

     

     


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