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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:00:08 +0000
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A former NASA astronaut used an appearance at a National Space Council meeting June 18 to argue that a key element of NASA’s plans to return humans to the moon should be reconsidered. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:35:34 +0000
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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:22:16 +0000
President Trump will sign a new space policy directive June 18 addressing space traffic management issues, closely following the proposed policy that Vice President Pence announced in April. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:45:21 +0000
A key senator says he’s keeping an open mind regarding who in the federal government should have responsibility for the oversight of “non-traditional” commercial space activities. SpaceNews.com
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 19:45:35 +0000
The House Appropriations defense subcommittee approved $49.5 million to create a new “program of record for commercial satellite communications." SpaceNews.com
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 20:23:14 +0000
As the National Space Council prepares for its third public meeting, its activities to date have won widespread praise in the space community, even as there is some skepticism about the effectiveness of the council’s advisory group that will soon meet for the first time. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:00:25 +0000
A House hearing on the reasons for cost and schedule problems with major NASA programs pointed blame at a wide variety of sources, from the tools used to track programs to the agency’s mindset to Congress itself. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 19:59:03 +0000
Astranis, a startup developing geostationary satellites to offer broadband internet access, plans to equip its MicroGEO spacecraft with Bradford of the Netherland’s high performance green ECAPS thrusters. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:56:47 +0000
Oxford Space Systems, a British startup that hopes to compete with space industry giants Harris Corp. and Northrop Grumman in the satellite component business, has raised 6.7 million British pounds ($8.9 million) from investors. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:19:42 +0000
Outer space is the last frontier of human exploration. Unfortunately, the glory days of landing men on the moon are now a distant memory. So too are the memories of watching space shuttles rumble to life and roar to space fading away. That is poised to change and America is ready to lead the way. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:09:04 +0000
The relay satellite which will facilitate China’s Chang’e-4 lunar far side landing mission late in 2018 has entered its intended halo orbit around Earth-Moon Lagrange point 2. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:14:11 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine used a recent speech to lay out not just the recent space policy changes that directly affect NASA activities but other administration efforts that focus more on commercial space. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 22:57:00 +0000
Both chambers want legislation that strengthens the U.S. military space posture, said Thornberry. The House and Senate are “not going to let up in our push to do better in space.” SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 21:34:01 +0000
Despite conditions that have deprived the Opportunity Mars rover of solar power, NASA officials said June 13 that they expected the long-lived spacecraft to survive an intense ongoing dust storm. SpaceNews.com
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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:22:42 +0000
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters the Pentagon appreciates the congressional focus on space issues and is not being passive about space reforms, although he would like to see further debate on the pros and cons of reorganizing the military. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 03:28:58 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says he’s pushing to have a current NASA center director and former astronaut be nominated to be his deputy. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:39:06 +0000
While Angola’s first telecom satellite, Angosat-1, failed not long after reaching orbit late last year, the sub-Saharan African nation will get a second shot at satellite ownership with the planned 2020 launch of Angosat-2. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:21:38 +0000
A fiscal year 2019 spending bill approved by a Senate appropriations subcommittee June 12 offers $21.3 billion for NASA, including funding for several missions slated for cancellation in the administration’s budget request. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:21-01-2016
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     Current job:Recent graduate in Aerospace Engineering
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Operators, Launch Systems
     KeywordsSpace flight, aerospace systems, engineering, leadership
    CV

    Date of birth:                           17th May 1989 | British citizen

     

    EDUCATION

    University of Cambridge, Robinson College                                                Cambridge | United Kingdom

    Master of Philosophy in Engineering.                                                                                               10/2015

    ·        Master’s thesis: The Effects of Stator-hub Purge-seal flow on Low pressure Turbine Performance.

    ·        Awards: Engineering and Physical Science Research Council Award, Rolls-Royce Research Grant.

    ·        Core Modules: Turbomachinery, Propulsion, Computational Fluid Mechanics.

     

    University of Glasgow                                                                                       Glasgow | United Kingdom

    Master of Engineering in Aeronautical Engineering.                                                                        06/2013

    ·        Master’s thesis: Radiation Analysis and Simulation for a MEMS Gyro contained in the European Silicon Rate Sensor for Geostationary Orbit.

    ·        Independent research thesis: The Future of Interstellar Space Flight.

    ·        Awards: SAAS (2008-2012), Dean’s List (2009, 2010, 2011), Engineering Excellence Award (2012).

    ·        Group projects: Aircraft Conceptual Design (responsible for the design of the aircraft fuselage, wings, and empennage), Design of Reconnaissance Aircraft for BAE Systems (responsible for system implementation, including Radar, counter measures, and imagery systems for airborne surveillance).

    ·        Core Modules: Applied Mathematics, Thermodynamics, Propulsion, Fluid Mechanics, Space Systems Engineering, Space Flight Dynamics, Aircraft Structures, Aerodynamics.

     

     

    WORK& LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    Arcus Global                                                                                                  Cambridge | United Kingdom

    Software Developer                                                                                                               06/2015-present

    ·        Developing cloud software applications using the Salesforce platform; a leading Customer Relationship Management software and enterprise cloud ecosystem.

    ·        A member of the development team, committed to satisfying customer requirements by developing software for their mobile and internet applications.

    ·        Developing code primarily in Apex, JavaScript, and AngularJS.

     

    University College London, Department of Earth Sciences                             London | United Kingdom

    Research Internship                                                                                                             10/2015-12/2015

    ·        Investigation of modern imaging and modelling techniques of Large Low Shear Velocity Provincesbeneath the African continent to better understand its impact on full mantle seismic tomographic models.

     

    CAD Schroer UK                                                                                           Cambridge | United Kingdom

    CAD Software Developer                                                                                                    01/2015-05/2015

    ·        A member of the software development team, modifying and implementing the product source code for the company’s 3-D plant design software. Training in object-orientated programming and engineering drafting.

    ·        Key skills: Programming, creativity, innovation, team player, architecting solutions to solve problems that benefit both the client and the organization.

     

    Selex ES                                                                                                          Edinburgh | United Kingdom

    Master’s Student Placement, Advanced Targeting and Space department.                       05/2012-09/2012

    ·        Developed an algorithm that estimates the radiation doses on sensitive components on-board telecommunication satellites for a geostationary orbit, through direct interaction with external customers.

    ·        Contributed to the team’s efforts to complete scheduled mission phases by creating and managing the radiation requirement; resulted in the settlement of customer contracts and company profit.

    ·        Analyzed previously accepted test data for a low earth orbit baseline and provided recommendations for future mission scenarios to geostationary orbit.

    ·        Used software provided by the European Space Agency, the project collaborators, to determine possible satellite trajectories based on the resulting radiation dosage of sensitive components; implementation led to successful marketing of the algorithm, customer satisfaction and assurance.

    ·        Gained a familiarity of the project lifecycle, from development through to the delivery phase.

    ·        Developed strategy for marketing to new prospective clients through delivering presentations and technical progress reports.

     

    Selex ES                                                                                                          Edinburgh | United Kingdom

    Summer Intern, Engineering                                                                                                  June-September

    ·        Completed projects in various engineering departments during the summer student program.

    ·        Four summer internships completed: 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, encompassing the areas of systems/hardware, environmental, and space engineering and capability.

    ·        Projects included developing innovative and creative methods for pyrotechnic shock capture, in-flight testing of company hardware, motor-rig development used for data capture, programming, employee-client interaction, and contract settlement.

    ·        I was a flight test engineer in 2011, which involved the testing of company piezo-electric accelerometers. I also performed data analysis from vibration measurements using in-house shock capturing software. This required installation of company equipment onto the aircraft, experimental setup, and acquiring the relevant data for post-processing analysis.

    ·        Delivered regular presentations and progress technical reports to the team.

     

    Selex ES                                                                                                          Edinburgh | United Kingdom

    Logistics Operator                                                                                                               10/2007-04/2008

    ·        Monitoring and implementation of company stock.

    ·        Main duties: adhering to customer demands through organizing required stock, packaging and sorting stock to be shipped, recording deliveries, providing assistance to on-site laboratories to ensure stock was up-to-date and correctly labelled, organization of stock rooms.

    ·        Additional responsibility of training new starts to the role.

     

    Robinson College, Cambridge University                                                    Cambridge | United Kingdom

    Social Secretary                                                                                                                   10/2013-10/2014

    ·        Organisation of formal dinner swaps amongst the various colleges within the university, and many other events throughout the academic year.

     

    Robinson College, Cambridge University                                                    Cambridge | United Kingdom

    Vice-President                                                                                                                     10/2014-07/2015

    ·        Represented the graduate community (MCR) at the Graduate Union (GU) and at the Cambridge University Students' Union (CUSU). I held the MCR vote on these two councils, and I was able to assist anyone who may have any views on upcoming motions.

    ·        Organized college events and managed formal dinner halls.

     

     

    SKILLS, ACTIVITIES & INTERESTS

    Languages: English (Native Proficiency).

     

    Professional membership: Royal Aeronautical Society, Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

     

    Technical abilities: Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint; Internet and email. Proficient in MATLAB and Simulink, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Apex and the Salesforce platform, GIT. Experience in using Java, JavaScript and AngularJS, and national instruments.

     

    Transferrable skills: Problem solving, quantitative, qualitative and analytical reasoning, working efficiently towards deadlines and goals, creative thinking and innovation, data analysis, management and leadership, team working, negotiating, making decisions, ability to undertake research, organisation, critical thinking. Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills.

     

    Activities: Glasgow University Tennis Club (member and team player, division 1), Cambridge University Lawn Tennis Club (member), Robinson College Tennis Club (member and team player, division 1), Robinson College Boat Club (member and rower), Cambridge Space Flight.

     

    Volunteer work: Research and Animal Welfare Assistant at the Charles Darwin Research Station, Galapagos National Park, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Main responsibilities included: Animal conservation, concerning the protection, safety, and monitoring of the endangered Galapagos Giant Tortoise.

     

    Interests: Travelling and tennis are my two main hobbies. I am a dedicated advocate for the ethical treatment of animals (PETA member).  I enjoy outdoor sports and volunteering.


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