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Tue, 07 Feb 2023 16:06:42 +0000
French space services company Exotrail announced Feb. 7 it has raised $58 million to scale up production of electric thrusters and expand efforts to provide in-space transportation services. The post Exotrail raises $58 million to expand space logistics services appeared first on SpaceNews.
Tue, 07 Feb 2023 16:04:16 +0000
KSAT is expanding its global ground network. The post KSAT expands global ground network appeared first on SpaceNews.
Tue, 07 Feb 2023 12:54:46 +0000
Intuitive Machines is moving the landing site for its first lunar lander mission to the south polar region of the moon, a decision that will generate more revenue for the company but could delay the lander’s launch. The post Intuitive Machines moves landing site of first mission to lunar south pole appeared first on SpaceNews.
Tue, 07 Feb 2023 03:23:15 +0000
SpaceX successfully launched the Amazonas Nexus telecoms satellite Feb. 6, which will fuel Spanish operator Hispasat’s Americas expansion while carrying a payload for the U.S. Space Force. The post SpaceX launches Hispasat’s Amazonas Nexus communications satellite appeared first on SpaceNews.
Mon, 06 Feb 2023 23:07:31 +0000
EchoStar Corporation, a U.S. operator with around $1.6 billion in cash, is preparing to disrupt the market for connecting IoT devices after ordering satellites it needs for global services next year. The post Cash-rich EchoStar to take on global IoT market next year appeared first on SpaceNews.
Mon, 06 Feb 2023 20:12:01 +0000
U.S. defense contractor CACI signed an agreement with the U.S. Army to collaborate on the development of space sensors and payloads for positioning, navigation and timing. The post CACI to collaborate with U.S. Army on space technologies appeared first on SpaceNews.
Mon, 06 Feb 2023 19:00:22 +0000
In-space propulsion specialist Busek revealed its role in helping OneWeb recover from the sudden loss of Fakel satellite thrusters after Russia’s 2022 invasion of Ukraine. The post Busek ramps up production for OneWeb constellation appeared first on SpaceNews.
Mon, 06 Feb 2023 03:09:48 +0000
World View, the stratospheric ballooning company that announced plans to go public last month, is emphasizing remote sensing, and not tourism, as its primary market for the next several years. The post World View emphasizes remote sensing as it prepares to go public appeared first on SpaceNews.
Sat, 04 Feb 2023 15:20:57 +0000
U.S. and Indian officials agreed this week to expand civil space cooperation, including training Indian astronauts and flying payloads on commercial lunar landers. The post United States and India expand civil space cooperation appeared first on SpaceNews.
Sat, 04 Feb 2023 01:23:54 +0000
The White House on Feb. 3 announced the appointment of new members to President Biden’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. The post Lockheed Martin, Viasat executives named to presidential advisory panel appeared first on SpaceNews.
Fri, 03 Feb 2023 23:07:09 +0000
Ovzon said Feb. 3 the launch of its first satellite has been pushed out by at least another five months after manufacturing delays forced it to swap out Arianespace for SpaceX. The post Ovzon taps in SpaceX for delayed debut satellite appeared first on SpaceNews.
Fri, 03 Feb 2023 19:56:28 +0000
Sidus Space has raised $5.2 million from the stock market to support LizzieSat, a multipurpose constellation it expects to start deploying in low Earth orbit this year. The post Sidus Space raises $5.2 million for LEO constellation appeared first on SpaceNews.
Fri, 03 Feb 2023 12:55:44 +0000
Space transportation services provider Spaceflight Inc. has hired the former president of International Launch Services as its new chief executive. The post Former ILS president hired as new Spaceflight CEO appeared first on SpaceNews.
Fri, 03 Feb 2023 03:04:06 +0000
NASA and Astrobotic have changed the landing site for the company’s first lunar lander mission shortly before its scheduled launch, moving the mission to a location of greater scientific interest. The post NASA changes landing site for Peregrine lunar lander appeared first on SpaceNews.
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 22:36:36 +0000
China is to construct new ground station facilities to its Zhongshan research base in Antarctica to support satellite data acquisition.  The post China to build satellite ground stations in Antarctica appeared first on SpaceNews.
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 20:17:16 +0000
Hydrosat won a $1.2 million Air Force contract to investigate uses of thermal infrared data for national security applications. The post Hydrosat wins Air Force contract for thermal infrared data analytics appeared first on SpaceNews.
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 14:09:40 +0000
European startup The Exploration Company has raised $44 million to develop reusable orbital vehicles for flying goods and people to space. The post European startup gets $44 million for space station transportation vehicles appeared first on SpaceNews.
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 12:33:22 +0000
ISRO says it has identified and corrected the problem that doomed the first flight of a small launch vehicle as it gears up for a second attempt. The post ISRO completes investigation into SSLV launch failure appeared first on SpaceNews.
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 11:09:39 +0000
Virgin Orbit said Feb. 1 it raised $10 million from another Virgin affiliate, a move that provides only a short-term fix to its financial difficulties. The post Virgin Orbit raises $10 million as financial stopgap appeared first on SpaceNews.
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 00:04:12 +0000
Remote communications provider Galaxy Broadband said Feb. 1 it is buying capacity from OneWeb for $50 million in a multi-year deal to offer low Earth orbit broadband services to more sites across Canada. The post OneWeb secures $50 million Canadian satellite capacity deal appeared first on SpaceNews.
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     Date Submitted:02-02-2015
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     Current job:Head of Spaceflight Engineering and Operations
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsAerospace Engineering Spacecraft operations Ground segment Manager AIV/AIT Space subsystems Lean philosophy STK Matlab Python
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    [ 01/04/2021 – 31/12/2022 ] Head of Spaceflight engineering and Operations - Astrocast 

    City: Lausanne Country: Switzerland

    - Leading and coordinating the mission operations team and the mission analysis and flight dynamics team
    - Hiring and evaluation of the team members
    - Management of the operations for the satellite constellation

    - Definition of the requirements for the ground segment systems and flight software used to operate the Astrocast satellites
    - Supervision of external partners as ground station providers and collision avoidance service provider

    - Liaison between R&D and service business teams
    - Support and participation in the definition of the mission requirements and their validation
    - Responsible for the on-ground operations testing and validation activities such as new spacecrafts, new firmware, or new ground segment software/application
    - Support of the launch management

    [ 01/08/2020 – 31/03/2021 ] Lead Spacecraft Operations Engineer - Astrocast

    City: Lausanne Country: Switzerland

    - Hiring and coaching of the operations team members
    - Preparation of training documentation and formation of new members in the operations team
    - Responsible for the mission planning of the constellation
    - Responsible of on-ground validation of new firmware and new ground system applications releases
    - Monitoring of the satellite constellation

    [ 01/11/2017 – 31/07/2020 ] Operations engineer - Astrocast

    City: Lausanne Country: Switzerland

    Definition, writing and validation of spacecraft procedures - Responsible for performing ADCS operations
    - Support on mission planning activities
    - Analysis of the daily housekeeping of the satellites

    - Testing and validation of the operations procedures as well as firmware updates in the flatsat and QM satellites

    [ 01/05/2017 – 30/09/2017 ]

    ADCS Engineer - Gomspace

    City: Aalborg Country: Denmark

    - Sensors calibration
    - Development of TLE creator form GNSS data - Orbit propagator

    [ 01/05/2016 – 30/04/2017 ]

    Flight Dynamics Engineer - GMV

    City: Tres cantos Country: Spain

    - Software for orbit simulation
    - Telemetry data processing for satellite position determination
    - Events prediction as orbital, sensors or ground stations
    - Software design and code development for operating satellites in PROBA-3 mission - Software validation

    EDUCATION

    [ 01/05/2020 – 15/12/2020 ] Data Analytics bootcamp - Ironhack

    [ 01/03/2015 – 28/02/2016 ] Master in Professional Development, Business Administration and Management - Universidad de Alcalá

    [ 01/09/2009 – 01/10/2014 ] Master-Degree in Aerospace Engineering Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

    LANGUAGE SKILLS
    Mother tongue(s): Spanish , Catalan

    Other language(s): 

    - English C1

    - French B2


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