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European launch provider Arianespace expects to conduct just 23 more Ariane 5 launches before the next-generation Ariane 6 becomes its primary rocket.
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The new president of Canadian space technology company MDA says he sees opportunities for growth both within the country and beyond, while maintaining the company’s Canadian roots as part of a larger, and increasingly American, company.
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The successful launch of an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Jan. 11 marked not just the return to flight of the rocket but also major achievements for several of the companies with payloads on board the vehicle.
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China Great Wall Industry Corp. landed a new satellite order Jan. 11 on the back of a bilateral meeting between Chinese and Cambodian officials that included an agreement to increase trade between the countries.
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An independent safety panel recommended NASA not certify SpaceX’s commercial crew system until the agency better understands the behavior of pressure vessels linked to a Falcon 9 failure in 2016.
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Virgin Galactic conducted its first test flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle in more than five months Jan. 11 as the company prepares to begin powered test flights of the vehicle.
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The PSLV lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 10:59 p.m. Eastern and placed into orbit a Cartosat 2 imaging satellite and 30 secondary payloads.
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Rocket Lab announced Jan. 11 it plans to make another attempt to launch its Electron small rocket on its second mission later this month.
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:59:37 +0000
Pentagon officials on the Zuma space mission: 'We're not going to be able to give you any more information'
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The U.S. Air Force is focused on information technology, cybersecurity and small satellites to enhance weather capabilities in the near term rather than a new generation of large, sophisticated spacecraft to replace the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.
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SpaceX has delayed its two commercial crew test flights by four months, according to a new NASA schedule released Jan. 11, raising questions about whether it or Boeing will be able to send astronauts to the International Space Station by the end of the year as previously planned.
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NOAA's future constellation could include a mix of large government-owned and government-operated satellites, imaging instruments hosted on commercial satellites, small satellites in low Earth orbit and data purchased from commercial firms.
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NASA announced Jan. 10 that it was renaming the Swift astronomy spacecraft after its former principal investigator, who passed away last year.
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Spanish rocket startup PLD Space received 2 million euros ($2.4 million) from a European Commission grant program to further the development of a pair of launchers designed for small satellites.
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Growing demand by terrestrial wireless firms threatens the federal government’s exclusive use of spectrum traditionally reserved for NOAA satellite broadcasts to emergency managers, meteorologists and researchers.
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The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency may be able to slash the cost of transmitting data from its next generation of weather satellites by turning to commercial communications services.
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The United States could soon be unpleasantly surprised as China continues to shore up its domestic capacity to produce high-end weapons, satellites and encryption technologies.
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     Date Submitted:02-04-2017
     Last Modified:03-04-2017 (07:29)
    Job information
     Current job:Mechanical Design Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:US only
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     KeywordsMechanical Design, Systems, Aerospace, Materials, Testing

    Mechanical Design Engineer

    Performance Profile:

    > Recent graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with BS in Aerospace Engineering. Mechanical designer with 3 years’ CAD experience using SolidWorks to design, prototype, evaluate, and manufacture vehicle concepts and mechanical components. Seeking opportunity to contribute to the mechanical design process utilizing knowledge of engineering principles, spacecraft/aircraft systems, and technical drawing.

    Core Skills:

    > Mechanical Design
    > CAD
    > Data Analysis
    > 3D Printing
    > Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
    > Drafting and Sketching
    > Project Teamwork & Leadership    
    > Component Fabrication    
    > Technical Writing/Presentation
    > Materials Testing
    > Cleanroom Procedures

    Technology Skills:

    > Applications:  SolidWorks; MATLAB; Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint; LabVIEW;     CYGWIN; Adobe Photoshop; XLFR5; Bluehill; ImageJ

    > Hardware/Equipment:  3D Printers; PC Components and Assembly; Graphics Tablets; IR Camera; Instron Test Machine; Electromechanical Sensors


    > B.S. in Aerospace Engineering                    May, 2016
        The University of Texas at Austin    GPA:  3.41/4.00
        Related Courses:  Spacecraft/Mission Design, Space Systems Engineering Design     Lab, Orbital Mechanics, Propulsion, Flight Control Systems, Satellite     Navigation, Electromechanical Systems, Attitude Dynamics, Structural     Dynamics, Low Speed Aerodynamics, Engineering Design Graphics

    Academic Experience 
    (The University of Texas at Austin):

    > Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Club (Student Organization)        Sep, 2013 - May, 2016
      Team Leader, Configuration and Integration
        Designed, fabricated, and maintained air vehicle components. Recruited and         managed team of 5. Coordinated with other team leads and program manager to         integrate systems and meet mission requirements.
         ~ Designed camera gimbal system, 3D modeled and printed components and          integrated them into aircraft structure
         ~ Designed air vehicle wings by conducting aerodynamic simulations in XLFR5          and creating CAD models and fabricated wings with composite materials
         ~ Competed at AUVSI-SUAS placing 13 out of 26 in 2014 and 15 out of 39 in          2015

    > Spacecraft/Mission Design Project                Spring, 2016
          Collaborated with team of 8 to design sample return mission to dwarf planet Ceres.
         ~ Designed and CAD modeled spacecraft and sample retrieval vehicle
         ~ Performed trajectory analysis in MATLAB for descent and landing to Ceres

    > Space Systems Engineering Design Lab Project            Fall, 2015
        Developed spacecraft systems mass budget for a Mars lander that replicates the Viking mission
         ~ Performed propulsion and EDL trade studies for Mars lander
         ~ Wrote codes in MATLAB and Excel to optimize payload mass based on engine, propellant and TPS options

    > UT Study Abroad, Vienna, Austria                Summer, 2013
        Studied Engineering Design Graphics Abroad.
         ~ Learned and practiced drafting, geometric dimensioning & tolerancing, and CAD
         ~ Modeled and 3D printed spacecraft based on 3-view drawings

    > Collaborative Artists (Student Organization)            9.2015 – 5.2016
        Exercised Leadership, Communication, and Conflict Resolution skills in social organization. 
         ~ Organized weekly meetings and projects for membership of 30
         ~ Established annual gallery showcasing student artwork
         ~ Engaged students in community service project with Austin Travis County Integral Care creating garden mural for patients

    Work Experience:

    > The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Aerospace and Engineering Mechanics
      Undergraduate Research Assistant
        Investigated interfacial properties between silicon and copper film using digital image correlation and fracture mechanics for use in microelectronics.
         ~ Fabricated samples, performed experiments, and wrote code to analyze data
         ~ Worked in cleanroom performing wafer dicing, and plasma etching and deposition
         ~ Reported weekly progress to graduate supervisor and research advisors

    >, Inc.
      Fulfillment Center Associate
        Sorted shipments of packages into groups for delivery routes.  Staged groups for pickup by delivery drivers. Directed delivery drivers in and out of facility.
         ~ Collaborated with team to execute tasks in orderly and timely manner
         ~ Completed tasks with little direct supervision
         ~ Worked in a fast paced environment while maintaining attention to detail
         ~ Supported other employees/contractors outside my department


    > Ernest Cockrell Junior Engineering Scholarship
    > Eagle Scout Rank, Boy Scouts of America, 2.2012
    > NASA High School Aerospace Scholar, 2011

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