Latest Space News
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:26:31 +0000
Pentagon official: “There are new threats that the industrial base needs to support. So what does this mean in terms of production capacity?”
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:56:55 +0000
Loral Space and Communications wants to move ahead with a “strategic transaction” involving fleet operator Telesat that may spark a legal fight with Telesat’s other major shareholder, a Canadian pension fund.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:49:52 +0000
To prevent collisions in space, nations with advanced orbital monitoring abilities need to share data with each other. Russia, being skilled in space situational awareness (SSA), should be part of the global effort to protect the space environment, experts said March 15 at the Satellite 2018 conference here.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:48:13 +0000
In its budget proposal for the coming year, the U.S. Air Force is trying to send the same message to foreign adversaries and critics at home: the service definitely is not underestimating threats the United States and its allies face in space.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:57:04 +0000
Assistant Secretary of Defense Kenneth Rapuano: “The president is very interested in ensuring that the department is best organized and equipped to achieve our vital missions in space."
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:17:02 +0000
The hand-wringing continues at the Pentagon over how to respond to Chinese and Russian missile advances.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:18:23 +0000
With a stopgap spending bill set to expire in just over a week, House and Senate appropriators are continuing to negotiate provisions of an omnibus bill, including funding levels for some NASA programs.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:22:31 +0000
Broadband megaconstellations are expensive propositions, with SpaceX’s Starlink constellation expected to cost $10 billion or more, and OneWeb expecting to spend $3 billion. The actual cost could ultimately be higher.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:52:06 +0000
The introduction of 5G services will bring users globally the ability to have true anytime, anywhere capabilities to support a myriad of user devices and applications never imagined.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:17:36 +0000
The U.S. Senate confirmed Jeffrey DeWit as NASA's new chief financial officer March 14, completing an expedited process starkly different than the one for the agency's next leader.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 03:13:13 +0000
United Launch Alliance plans to increase its activities in the commercial launch market using both the current Atlas and future Vulcan rockets, while acknowledging that the U.S. government will remain its major customer for the foreseeable future.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 02:39:35 +0000
Satellite manufacturers say they are trying to protect their component suppliers from the drought of commercial telecom spacecraft that threatens to put such companies out of business.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:34:12 +0000
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry: "We will not relax our effort on space reforms. This topic is just too important.”
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:24:56 +0000
WASHINGTON — The Air Force on Wednesday awarded two major launch contracts to SpaceX and United Launch Alliance. Under the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, SpaceX received a $290 million firm-fixed-price contract for three GPS 3 missions. ULA was awarded a $351 million firm-fixed-price deal for Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-8 and AFSPC-12 satellites […]
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:32:25 +0000
Despite uncertainty about who will lead the agency after the end of April, NASA's current acting administrator says he expects little change in the agency's activities in the near future.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:14:02 +0000
The downward trend of satellite capacity pricing, brought about largely by the increase in more powerful high-throughput satellites, has prices trending between 35 and 60 percent lower than where they were two years ago, according to Northern Sky Research.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:06:37 +0000
“We can put a satellite phone in the hands of folks who don’t know how to use it and it won’t make a hill of beans difference,” said Ken Flowers, Iridium Communications vice president government.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:31:42 +0000
Inhabitants of the tiny tropical island pay through the nose for internet service that mainlanders would have considered painfully slow during the pre-Netflix era.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:20:30 +0000
Long March 5's return to flight will carry an experimental, 300 Gbps telecommunications satellite named Shijian-20 based on a new, large DFH-5 satellite platform.
More space news...
18486 cvs - 1022 jobs


  • HOME

  • HOME
  • CV: Contractor

    Printer Friendly

    << BACK

    Personal information
    Contact information
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:21-10-2016
     Last Modified:09-11-2016 (02:31)
    Job information
     Current job:Contractor
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately


    Masters of Space Studies, MSc

    [Sept. 2015 – Sept. 2016]


    International Space University, Strasbourg, France


    Bachelors of Aerospace Engineering, B. Eng.

    Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

                   Major: Aerospace

                   Minor: Management Sciences

    [September 2011 - April 2015]

                                    Thesis: Coupled Orbital and Attitude Dynamics

                                    Advisor: Dr. Anton de Ruiter


    Space Studies Program 2015

    [June 2015 – August 2015]


    International Space University, Athens, Ohio, United States of America


    Silicon Valley Space Business Roundtable



    This platform brings together leaders of the established aerospace industry, start-ups and investors of the Silicon Valley technology community, the non-profit and university sector, as well as government, to foster new collaboration and innovation related to space exploration. Some of the responsibilities include:

    Organize fundraising and networking events, bringing together investors and companies

    Business development

    Web presence and social media

    Market studies and customer outreach 


    Intern at the Office of the Chief Scientist

    NASA Ames Research Center

    [May 2016 – August 2016]


    Assist in the execution of Sumer Series colloquia, support meetings, and strategic development, support additional outreach activities.

    Developed the initial infrastructure required for the organization of the Standardized Distributed Systems Workshop and further developing the layout for the Hibernation Workshop.


    Research Assistant                      [September 2013 – August 2014]


    Space Systems Dynamics and Control Lab (SSDC), Ryerson University, Toronto, ON


    Satellite Airbed Formation Experiment (SAFE)

    Prepared the operations manual to provide the basic knowledge regarding the procedure to conduct the SAFE experiment for first-time users, and users with a minimal understanding of the project. 

    Inflatable Structure

    Inflatable structure is a developmental test bed intended to support investigation of performance and control parameters relevant to space deployable inflatable architecture, in particular, those incorporating reflective or antenna-like components. 

    Performed the initial research required to begin the experiment, and determined the method to interface the reflector and the annulus, using linear actuators.

    Programmed the interface actuators using MATLAB for the initial testings.

    Documented the essential procedures followed during the set-up, testing and integration of various sub-systems.


    Nano-Satellite (TubeSat) Design Project                   [September 2014 – April 2015]


    Lead the Mission Design team and performed the attitude analysis of the TubeSat and designed the passive attitude stabilization system required for the satellite.


    Luna Hathor

    Team Project, International Space University

    [November 2015 – May 2016]


    Working with the Science Team, focusing primarily on the lunar regolith composition, techniques to identify the characteristics of the lunar mantle and core, analysis of possible landing sites, techniques to obtain the volatiles present in the lunar regolith, as well as studying the geophysics of the lunar surface.

    Liaison to establish a platform for the exchange of ideas and information with Cranfield University team working on the feasibility of Lunar Mission One.


    Minimum Interstellar Precursor Mission

    [November 2015 – May 2016]]


    Individual Project, International Space University

    Feasibility study of the existing Interplanetary CubeSat technology that can be used for interstellar mission.

    Defined the spacecraft and mission architectures for the mission, which helped further identify the mission constraints and objectives.

    Identifying potential propulsion options, potential launch opportunities, and communication options for this mission.


    ESA Moon Challenge

    [November 2015]


    Independent Group Project

    Developed the mission planning and mission objectives for the proposed missions.

    Defined and developed the mission elements including the cislunar surface, robotic lander, human lander, payloads (Inflatable habitats, 3D printing rover, etc.)

    Structured and finalized the final report, as well as edited the video simulating the proposed lunar missions.



    Planetary Defense, Lead for Report Formatting & Executive Summary  

    [July 2015 - August 2015]


    Team Project, International Space University

    Worked with the Outreach and Education subgroup to develop strategies for public outreach and education.

    Structured, finalized and edited the executive summary for the project.


    Undergraduate Thesis

    [January 2015 - April 2015]


    Individual Project, Ryerson University

    Performed coupled orbital and attitude dynamics analysis of a spacecraft around an asteroid.



    Toronto Students for Advancement of Aerospace (TSAA), Ryerson University

    [August 2014 – August 2015]


    Spearheaded a group of 6 to conduct a successful conference, administrated various conference-related activities, along with gathering sufficient funding for the successful execution of the conference.


    Executive Member

    Aerospace Course Union, Ryerson University

    [September 2012 – April 2014]


    Worked in a committee of a six-student executive member to represent over 500 aerospace engineering undergraduates. Organized and assisted in the facilitation of social, educational and professional events to provide a more dynamic learning environment for the undergraduates.





    Served as co-chair of 2nd annual Toronto Aerospace (TSAA) conference, student executive member on the Aerospace course Union and student representative on the Aerospace Department Council.

    Developed the ability to multitask, delegate, facilitate in a group environment and deliver within time-restricted deadlines.





    Presented monthly progress reports to project supervisor while working as a research assistant.

    Presented final reports and in-class presentations for various course-related projects and assignments.





    Proficiency in MS office for windows and mac (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc), and special design software programs such as CATIA V5, AGI-STK (Systems Tool Kit), ANSYS Fluent, MATLAB, LaTex, Python, C programming, AutoCAD,  Final Cut Pro, iMovie, InDesign, and Photoshop, etc.


    Canadian Space Agency IAC 2016 ISEB grant, valued at $2,650                  [2016]


    International Space University


    Sir John Mason Travel Bursary, valued at 600 Euros                   [2016]


    SSP+MSS Scholarship (55%)                        [2015-2016]


    Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


    Dean’s List                                [2014-2015]


    Ryerson Aerospace Department Achievement Award, valued at $800       [2013-2014]


    Ryerson University Entrance Bursary, valued at $500                   [2011-2012]


    Soni, A., Welch, C. and Langer, M., 2016. Minimum Interstellar Precursor Mission. In: 67th International Astronautical Congress. Strasbourg, France.


    Soni, A. and Ali, B., 2016. Strategies to Promote Women Participation in the Space Community. In: 67th International Astronautical Congress. Strasbourg, France.


    Soni, A. and Ali, B., 2016. Interactive Strategies to Increase Public Engagement in Space. In: 67th International Astronautical Congress. Strasbourg, France.


    Soni, A. and Ali, B., 2016. Strategies to Promote Women Participation in the Space Community. In: 67th International Astronautical Congress. Strasbourg, France.


    Burke, J. et. al., 2015. Planetary Defense, A Duty for World Defenders. American Geophysical Union (AGU). California.


    Hussein, A. et. al., 2015. The International Space University Space Studies Program 2015 Planetary Defense Project. In: 66th International Astronautical Congress. Jerusalem, Israel.

    Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.

    All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.

    All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide. 

    Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!


    2018 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):

    1 month - Discovery 450 euros convert
    3 months - Bronze 1150 euros convert
    6 months - Silver 1950 euros convert
    12 months - Gold 3200 euros convert


    If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)562211007 or send us an email at We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.

    Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.



    Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
    - if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
    - if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)



    For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)562211007.
    Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)562211007 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.

    Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.



    We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
    Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.

    To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
    * The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
    * Email - Must end in Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.

    Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2018 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics