SPACE FLIGHT DYNAMICS ENGINEER
Qualification:École Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace (ISAE, prev. SUPAERO), the French Engineering School of Aeronautics and Space - Engineering degree in Space Engineering with specialization in Space Flight Dynamics.
Master’s of Science in Astrophysics, with specialization in Space Systems.
Attitude programing and simulation
Guidance for homing maneuvers, observation missions, etc
Launch and Early Orbit Phase (LEOP), Station Keeping
Operations, operational procedures
Computing in several programing languages (Fortran, C, C++, Java)
Configuration management (SVN, CVS, GIT)
Object oriented design (UML)
Anglais (fluent), Espagnol(fluent)
From 2011 – to now:
THALES SERVICES – SPACE FLIGHT DYNAMICS ENGINEER
2012 - to now: Design of the Flight Dynamics Systems for future LEO Control Centers (CNES)
Function: Working as a support for Guidance and Programing services:
Ø Requirements analysis and specifications;
Ø Modeling and design;
Ø Development follow-up, validation, integration tests for CSO mission.
Environment: UML, RSA, JAVA, Eclipse, SVN.
2011 - 2012: Precise attitude and orbit determination
Function: Design and development:
Ø Analysis and demo of a gyroless precise attitude determination method using Kalman filter (Java);
Ø Specification, design and development of a software suite for precise orbit and atitudedetermination,to be integrated in an image processing chain (Java).
Environment: JAVA, Eclipse, maven, UML, SVN.
CS-SI – SPACE FLIGHT DYNAMICS ENGINEER
2008 to 2011: Orekit Project
OREKIT is an open-source, low level space dynamics library written in Java (http://www.orekit.org).
Function: OREKIT design and development team
Studies implying OREKIT for the future Flight Dynamics Systems (CNES, ESA):
Ø Propagation of the transition matrice set additional states (for low thrust propulsion);
Ø Study on the versatility and scalability of the attitude laws.
Publication of two papersabout these works (see Publications)
Environment: JAVA, Eclipse, maven,UML, SVN, GIT.
2006 to 2011: AOCS Guidance and Programing
Projects: ELISA, PICARD satellites
Function: Design and development:
Ø TeleCommand Generator within the Flight Dynamic System for ELISA and PICARD (LEO)satellites. Expert in mission programing and kinematic sequences.
Ø MANIAC library (C) for Computing LEO Homing Maneuver Guidance Laws
Ø GAME library (C) for Computing LEO Attitude Homing Maneuvers Avoiding AOCS Constraint.
Performance and robustness tests definition for mission programing telecommand generation on ELISA satellite.
Environment: Fortran, C, SVN.
2009 to 2010: Vasco Project
VASCO is an attitude simulation plugin for STK, developped with Agenium (AGI).
Function: Design and development:
Ø High-level, user oriented pointing laws modeling;
Ø Expert modeling using the peudo-sensor concept in MARMOTTES (CNES).
Publication of a paper (see Publications).
Involved in promoting the product during the AGI Global Tour (Nov.2010).
Environment:C++, Eclipse, SVN.
Jan 2000– Sep 2005:
ATOS ORIGIN – SPACE FLIGHT DYNAMICS ENGINEER
2000 to 2005: Geostationnary Satellites Launch and Early Orbit Phase(LEOP)
Function: CNES LEOP team
Ø Works on the software suite for mission analysis, LEOP and station-keeping;
Ø Participationin technical and operational tests;
Ø Mission analysis works;
Ø Operational procedures writing;
Ø LEOP operations.
GEO mission analysis works for ASTRIUM (AIRBUS DS)
Environment: Fortran, C++, Eclipse, CVS, operations.
THALES ALENIA SPACE - TRAINEE ENGINEER
« Determination of an optimal LEOP strategy for quasi-circular LEO orbit » with plasmic propulsion (low thrust); preliminary study with chemical propulsion: modeling, analytical resolution, simulation and robustness study.
4th ICATT -Madrid– 3-6May2010
Presentation of the open-source business-model in the space flight dynamics world. Introducing OREKIT library base concepts and services.
Réf: Véronique POMMIER-MAURUSSANE, Pascal PARRAUD, Luc MAISONOBE, « OREKIT: AnOpen-source Library for Operational Flight Dynamics Applications», 4th ICATT Madrid– 3-6May2010
22nd ISSFD -São José Dos Campos– 28th February-4th March2011
v Presentation of Vasco and the concept of attitude law modeling by successive layers.
Réf: Véronique POMMIER-MAURUSSANE, Luc MAISONOBE, « Vasco: Bringing Realistic Attitude Sequence Modeling to Non-Experts. », 22nd ISSFD São José Dos Campos– 28th February-4th March2011
Presentation of a flexible method for extending propagation to additionnal states and their propagating equations, coming from the optimal command problem and the adjoint states mechanism. Paper selected for publication in JAESA.
Réf: Véronique POMMIER-MAURUSSANE, Luc MAISONOBE, « Orekit: Extending Propagation With User-Defined Equations, Application to Transition Matrices Propagation. », 22nd ISSFD São José Dos Campos– 28th February-4th March2011/ JAESAVol.IIIN°3
Hobbies and Interests
Cinema, music, sewing
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