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Oct. 2005 - Oct. 2006 Traineeship at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse (Blagnac)
· Analysis of procurement chain change management for the aircraft A300 at the end of life of the product / Involvement in the Project “Wide Body 2050”
· Final thesis for Master developed on this topic entitled: “After-sales Services for Out-Of-Production Aircraft”
2007 - 2009 Engineer at the CNES / Cost Engineer of Orbital Projects in 0/A/B phases
In the procurement, sales and legal affairs directorate, for the department of experts in furnishers, cost estimation and price (DAJ/EF).
Works / Areas of responsibility:
· Cost estimation of the optical payload on board the ESA/CNES project “VGT Gap Filler”, presentation of this work at ESA (in the ESTEC, Netherlands)
· Several cost estimations for CNES satellite projects in phases 0 and A managed by the PASO team (Plateau d’Architecture des Systèmes Orbitaux): Dynagran-Impatch, Mistigri, Capacité Réactive
· Cost engineering support to several project offices in preliminary phases A and B: radar SWIM in CFOSat, ISIS platform (mini-satellites)
· Development of a new cost database for CNES orbital projects. Start of the database with data from Pleyades and Parasol satellites
January – Dec. 2010 Satellite Operator / Trajectory position (TRA) / Expert on the reference frame computation, attitude and rendezvous phase for ATV2 (Automated Transfer Vehicle 2) “Johannes Kepler” / A European Spatial Agency (ESA) project
Works / Areas of responsibility:
· Satellite Operations | TRA position: part of the team of Flight Dynamics (FDS) of the ATV control centre (ATV-CC) the TRA position realizes the precise computation of Ariane5 launch date, the manoeuvre plan, the main events of the mission timeline, the ultimate trajectory prediction, the computation of the reference frame, the attitude simulation, the deorbitation manoeuvres, the impact zone of the debris and the NOTAM computation, between others.
· Operational Qualification: TRA position procedures, software and data are developed and validated for each ATV mission
· T-OCF tool maintenance: a flight mechanics software in charge of the orbital control frame (OCF) and the attitude computation
· Mission Analysis: concerning the validity of all the OCF along the mission
· Interfaces: Airbus DS (Astrium at the time), GMV, ATOS, CS Satellite
Since January 2011 Satellite Operator / Trajectory position (TRA) / Expert on the orbital manoeuvres computation for the ATV program
In the Toulouse Spatial Centre directorate, in the on-board/ on-ground sub-directorate, for the department of orbital manoeuvres (DCT/SB/MO). 3 missions: ATV-3, ATV-4 and ATV-5 (on-going)
Works / Areas of responsibility:
· TRA position coordinator: technical coordination of a 4 engineers team, 3 trajectory operators (TRA) plus 1 additional technical assistant for up-coming demands on mission analysis and other activities
· Satellite Operations | TRA position (see previous description)
· Operational Qualification: (see previous description)
· Software Development | TRA position :
T-ORM (manoeuvres optimiser), TEXT (trajectory extrapolation),
T-OCF (orbital control frame and the attitude laws computation), T-RDV (computation of the rendezvous manoeuvres with the International Space Station, ISS), TDEM (re-entry manoeuvres optimiser)
· Mission Analysis: Specific Mission Analysis and Generic Mission Analysis for Phasing, Post-Escape, Parking or Contingency cases
· Interfaces: Airbus DS (ATV Users Manuals, satellite integrator), CS, ATOS (engineering support to TRA position), GMV (FDS software developer)
1997 - 2005 Aerospace Engineer Master degree by the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Aeronáuticos (ETSIA)
· Works: Preliminary design of a turboprop aircraft for 30 passengers
2009 CNES course on ACCES tool
2010 ESA/CNES training for ATV Satellite Operator
2012 EUROSAE training on Flight Mechanics « Mécanique Spatiale et Contrôle des Véhicules Spatiales » - 35 hours
2012 CNES training « Space Technology courses (TTVS) » - 70 hours
2013 CNES training on software coding with JAVA/ECLIPSE – 15 hours
2014 CNES training on software coding with PATRIUS (flight mechanics libraries developed in JAVA) + Usage of Celestia /and VTS 3D visualization tools) -22.5 hours
2012 Article publication at the 12th International Conference on Space Ops as co-author. Title: “Automated Transfer Vehicle Flight Dynamics System. Lessons Learnt”, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Article presentation at the International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics (ISSFD) as the main author. Title: “High Reactivity Maneuver Design in ATV Missions”, Applied Physics John Hopkins Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland.
SPANISH mother language
FRENCH full professional proficiency, DELF B2
ENGLISH professional proficiency
CODING Shell Unix-Linux, Fortran, Matlab/Scilab, Mathematica
ENGINEERING DESIGN Microstation, Solid Edge (basic level)
STRUCTURAL CALCULATION Catia (basic level)
COST ENGINEERING Price, CEDRE, ECOS, Estimlab,Crystalball
OTHER Microsoft office, Access, SVN, GDoc
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