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Wed, 24 Apr 2019 03:16:54 +0000
As NASA works to develop a plan for an accelerated human return to the moon, a top White House official emphasized the need for long-term sustainability that will require both a Gateway and a lunar base. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:14:56 +0000
Kitay: Actions in space “will directly affect the outcome of future conflicts or crises." SpaceNews.com
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 22:11:30 +0000
ÅAC Microtec subsidiary Clyde Space plans to build and begin operating in 2020 two cubesats equipped with Automatic Identification System (AIS) receivers for Orbcomm in a contract valued at 54 million Swedish Krona ($5.9 million). SpaceNews.com
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 21:20:10 +0000
Iridium CEO Matt Desch said April 23 the company expects to finalize a multi-year renewal of its Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS) contract with the Defense Department in the next 30 days. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:15:42 +0000
Chinese startup Linkspace succeeded with a vertical takeoff and landing test late last month on the same day fellow private launch firm OneSpace failed to reach orbit with its OS-m rocket. Also that week, two other Chinese companies declared success with engine tests as they push to develop new launch vehicles. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:07:50 +0000
Polish space industry startup KP Labs has awarded an order to Scottish cubesat manufacturer Clyde Space which will act as a subcontractor for the company’s Intuition-1 project SpaceNews.com
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:30:24 +0000
Relativity announced April 23 it has secured a contract to launch a low Earth orbit satellite for Thai startup mu Space. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:00:07 +0000
Colorado Springs was the home of U.S. Space Command from the day it was activated in 1985 until Secretary Rumsfeld reorganized it under Strategic Command in 2002. Today, Colorado Springs remains the epicenter of the U.S. national security space enterprise. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 02:22:43 +0000
After placing more than 60 satellites into orbit on a single Falcon 9 last year, Spaceflight says it will focus on launching smaller numbers of satellites at a time on more launches this year. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:23:03 +0000
NASA is moving ahead with plans to launch a cargo version of a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station next week as the investigation into an explosion of a Crew Dragon spacecraft continues. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 15:54:11 +0000
Griffin has scoffed at SDA naysayers. “I’m not personally trying to shake up anybody or anything." SpaceNews.com
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:10:02 +0000
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft suffered what the company said was an “anomaly” during static fire tests of its abort engines April 22, dealing a setback to the company’s plans to fly a crewed test flight later this year. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:09:19 +0000
The WGS-11 satellite is being funded with money that Congress inserted into the fiscal year 2018 budget. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 22:45:34 +0000
Italian startup Leaf Space wants to triple the number of ground station locations it has by late next year, citing customer demand for providing communications services to small satellites. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 20:04:50 +0000
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Goldfein: 'Our goal is to prevent and deter conflict' SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:25:55 +0000
Rocket Lab is preparing to launch in late April or early May three U.S. military satellites including the Army Harbinger mission, a test to show whether an inexpensive commercial satellite equipped with a synthetic aperture radar can quickly deliver Earth imagery to soldiers. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 11:13:19 +0000
Virgin Galactic’s chief pilot believes the company will be able to go through the remainder of its SpaceShipTwo test program fairly quickly once test flights of the suborbital spaceplane resume. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:29:55 +0000
Fleet operator Intelsat said its first high throughput satellite, Intelsat-29e, is a “total loss” after attempts to save the malfunctioning satellite proved unsuccessful. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:12:08 +0000
The European Space Agency’s 22 member states agreed April 17 to a workaround to get Ariane 6 production in full swing despite a dearth of public sector launch contracts. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:21-05-2015
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     Current job:Senior Research Analyst
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsPhysics, Astronomy, Observation, Data Analysis, Research, Spectroscopy
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    OCCUPATIONAL DIRECTION: A technical support role in observational astronomy and/or astrophysical research.

    KEY COMPETENCIES: Spectrometry / Spectral analysis / Interferometry / Optics / CCD cameras / Photon counters / Data reduction & analysis / Error propagation / Image analysis / Image drizzling / Instrument calibration / Geopositioning / Technical support / Troubleshooting / Documentation / Cryogen handling / Astrophysical concepts / Telescope operations / Queue observations / Modern observing methods / Circuitry design / Programming / Complex problem solving / Physical system modeling / Public outreach programs / Interdisciplinary research / Presentation design

    TELESCOPES AND SOFTWARE
    Telescopes: Cassegrain, Dobsonian, Newtonian Telescopes; Equatorial and azimuthal mounts
    Analytical / scientific software: IDL, IRAF, ROOT
    Programming & software: Java, Python, Windows, Linux, Mac, MS Office, LaTeX, HTML

    EDUCATION:
    Master of Science, Physics & Astronomy, Georgia State University, 2012, GPA: 3.58 / 4.00
    Bachelor of Arts, Physics with concentration in Astrophysics, Oberlin College

    OCCUPATIONAL & RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
    2014 to 2015 Research Analyst iP2Biz, LLC, Atlanta, GA
    • Investigate and present to corporate clients recommendations to resolve concerns impeding progress
    • Analyze market and industry landscape to assess potentially innovative opportunities for clients
    • Examine existing and emerging technologies, research, and patents to aid client innovation
    2012 to 2014 Continuing Education / Training
    • Enrolled in programming courses to further develop computational knowledge and competency
    • Read newly published academic astrophysical literature to expand knowledge and maintain relevance
    2010 to 2012 Teaching Assistant and Lab Instructor Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
    • Taught lab sections of introductory astronomy courses ranging from Solar system to basic cosmology
    • Created and supervised term-long projects with a variety of astronomical subjects for students
    2011 to 2011 Graduate Research Project: Seyfert I Galaxies Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
    • Researched correlation between dark matter haloes and supermassive black holes in Seyfert galaxies
    • Recorded neutral hydrogen and total galactic mass of targets from research in galactic catalogs
    • Utilized IRAF to analyze images and obtain light profiles for total stellar mass
    2010 –2012 Public Outreach in Astronomy Hard Labor Creek Observatory, Rutledge, GA
    • Assisted faculty and graduate students in telescope operation
    • Aided in public presentations and responded to audience questions
    Winter 2009 Independent Research Project: Gravitational Waves Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
    • Read published academic works and demonstrated conceptual understanding for physics faculty
    Summer 2009 Undergraduate Research Project: Particle Detection Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
    • Investigated issue of units of detection in tanks of High Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) detector experiment by utilizing ROOT to simulate cosmic particle detection
    Fall 2008 Undergraduate Projects: Computational Physics Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
    • Programmed in Java to model physical systems such as elastic collisions and solve complex problems such as the “Traveling Salesman” problem by utilizing genetic algorithms
    Spring 2008 Amateur Projects: Stargazing and Mapping Blood Mountain / Appalachia, North Georgia
    • Utilized trigonometric methods to record right ascension & declination to plot sections of the night sky to demonstrate understanding of early astronomical mapping methods

    SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
    • Data analysis: Well versed in data analysis, continually upgrading knowledge through research projects and self-learning
    • Equipment calibration: Experience in calibrating equipment and data recording
    • Equipment operation / maintenance: Exposure to highly technical equipment; operations, maintenance, troubleshooting, training, and scope of use
    • Programming: Ongoing interest in expanding coding abilities and learning new languages
    • Presentation skills: Proficiency in communicating to all levels of participants; comfortable in front of a group presenting technical information / data
    • Research: Enjoy discussing, planning, executing, and validating hypotheses and data
    • Safety: Understand the safe operation of observational equipment, use of lasers, and handling of cryogens
    • Inventory: Able to keep accurate records of equipment, parts, inventory, and reference materials
    • Timeliness: Strong time management skills, keen awareness of the need to meet critical deadlines
    • Planning: Partner with team to design, execute, and monitor plans for projects / daily responsibilities
    • Team work: Responsible member; clarify role, task, and outcomes of projects
    • Optics modeling: Familiarity with optical design for assembly, analysis, and experimentation
    • Technical support: Exceptional technical aptitude; easily understand complex equipment operations and capabilities; troubleshoot and partner with peers to continually expand abilities
    • Supervision: Competent in supervising peers and students in a professional setting

    ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
    2006 to 2010 Audiovisual Equipment Assistant Oberlin College Center for Information Technology, Oberlin, OH
    • Inspected and inventoried all audiovisual equipment and operated during presentations and events
    • Equipment included large scale equipment including PA systems and large projector screens, worked on special projects such as operating special equipment (e.g., 16mm projectors)
    2009 to 2010 College Radio Genre Director 91.5MHz WOBC-FM, Oberlin, OH
    • Organized materials, schedules, attended administrative meetings, and scheduled interviews with artists
    • Interacted with public relations and promotional representatives


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