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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 20:16:24 +0000
The Air Force Research Laboratory is looking to "advance the technology and scientific knowledge supporting all aspects of space systems.” SpaceNews.com
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Goldfein, the Air Force’s chief of staff, told a large audience of active-duty airmen that they have to start thinking about outer space the same way they think about airspace. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:31:50 +0000
With few new missions in development, NASA's Mars Exploration Program is shifting towards operations of ongoing missions as well as technology development to support an eventual sample return effort. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:53:13 +0000
The Ariane 5 rocket that deviated from its expected flight path Jan. 25 and lost contact with ground control was fed the wrong coordinates, according to the independent commission Arianespace tasked last month to find out what caused the close call. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:56:04 +0000
York Space Systems, a Denver startup preparing to mass manufacture small satellites, has completed a key technical review, clearing the way for the November launch of its Harbinger mission. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:59:25 +0000
The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center is leading a sweeping review of how the military acquires technologies. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:21:27 +0000
If all goes as planned, NASA’s campaign to pinpoint sources and sinks of atmospheric carbon dioxide will get a major boost early next year with the launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3, a leftover satellite instrument modified to attach to the International Space Station. OCO-3 is an important precursor to the more ambitious Geostationary Carbon […] SpaceNews.com
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:13:45 +0000
NASA's fiscal year 2019 proposal will likely set up another showdown between NASA and Congress regarding the Europa Clipper mission, debating not only when to launch the spacecraft but also how. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:20:35 +0000
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith is a military officer who speaks with the enthusiasm of a startup CEO. “When people say the space business is down, they’re not spending much time down here where I have four launches in a month,” he commented. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:35:51 +0000
Air Force leaders are warning the younger generations of airmen to not assume they will have access to GPS or satellite communications. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:45:30 +0000
SpaceX on Feb. 22 launched Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Spanish-owned radar-imaging satellite and two demonstration satellites for SpaceX's proposed broadband Starlink broadband constellation.The 9:17 a.m. Eastern launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California carried all three spacecraft to low Earth orbit, deploying the PAZ radar satellite 11 minutes after liftoff. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:17:21 +0000
A discussion of China at the latest National Space Council meeting took a more nuanced view of the country than is typical in such conversations, seeing the rising space power as a competitor and adversary but also a potential partner. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:17:17 +0000
The Army would use small satellites to support tactical imagery needs in the field. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:41:25 +0000
Companies that collect data beamed down from small satellites say they expect partnerships and mergers will stem the rising number of new entrants offering ground station services in their market. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:46:33 +0000
Vice President Mike Pence and members of the National Space Council approved a series of recommendations Feb. 21 that make modest, and expected, reforms to regulations of commercial space activities. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:18:00 +0000
Just as the European masters brought forth a magical period of learning, discovery, invention, fine arts and music 500 years ago, with the advances in the science and technologies proliferating today, we expect a rejuvenation in human space activity in this dawn of the 21st century. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:04:37 +0000
For those who have been waiting for the Air Force to shake up its space investment portfolio, the budget request for 2019 was as disruptive as can be expected from the military. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:59:51 +0000
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Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:23:25 +0000
NASA's vision for lunar exploration includes landing astronauts, from NASA and its partners, on the surface of the moon by the late 2020s, the agency's acting administrator said Feb. 20. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:03-04-2017
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     Current job:Mechanical Engineering graduate
     Employment Term:Permanent
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     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
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    About.

    Recent Mechanical Engineering graduate of the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, with a passion for new and innovative technologies and ideas. The broad nature of my university career has allowed me to develop a solid understanding of the basic engineering principles, as well as providing many different and interesting projects to apply them to.

     

    Education.

    University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland

    2011 - 2016 Graduated with distinction from an MEng in Mechanical Engineering.

    Key Subjects: Advanced Fluid Systems, Aerodynamic Propulsion Systems, Computer Aided Design, Engineering Risk Management, Polymer and Polymer Composites and Spaceflight Systems.

    Dean’s List Award: 1st - 4th year

    INSA de Lyon, Lyon, France

    2015 - 2016 Participated in Erasmus exchange to undertake my 5th year Master’s project.

    Also used this time to begin learning French, as well as play for the university’s mens football first team.

    Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic

    2013 - 2014 Participated in an Erasmus exchange for my third of university.

    Key Subjects: Alternative Energy Sources, Computer Aided Design, Engineering Design, Fluid Dynamics, Thermomechanics, Mechanics.

    Average grade of 82%

     

    Industrial Experience.

    Research Internship

    University of Strathclyde Glasgow, Scotland

    Was awarded a Carnegie Scholarship to undertake research as part of the Picard team within the space applications department of my university. This was a unique and unrivalled opportunity to work in a small team alongside world-class engineers, in a high-pressure environment where quality of work cannot be compromised.

    Key Projects.

    AMASP-1, 5th year group Master’s Project

    Design and Development of a pneumatically operated, hanging Stewart Platform to be used as a flight simulator. Invaluable experience of dealing with a client, where the technological and economic satisfaction of the host university were of paramount throughout the full project. Was nominated to lead on the early design and concept generation stages.

    Picard Rexus

    Summer internship

    Prototype rigidisable inflatable space antenna. Heavily involved in preliminary testing and main role was to determine, through both CAD testing and numerical analysis, what pressure inside the inflatable would cause the composite material to rigidise through strain hardening. Project was in association with ESA and many other organisations and was launched and successfully tested in March 2016.

    Lego-Sat

    4th year individual Bachelor’s Project

    Development of a Universal Power, Data and Mechanical Connection System for CubeSat-style Nano-satellites. Designed a unique method of mechanical connection through use of Electrostatic force, proving that it would survive harsh launch conditions and work in Low Earth Orbit. Awarded with a distinction pass.

     

    Other Education and Experience.

    Denny High School, Denny, Scotland

    2005 - 2011 Advanced Higher ‘A’ award: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics.

    Higher ‘A’ Award: Chemistry, Physics, Physical Education, Technological Studies.

    Scotmid CSA, Denny, Scotland

    2012 - 2015 This experience gave the opportunity to develop skills in sales and client interaction, as well as teaching me the importance of a strong work ethic, presentable appearance and positive attitude.

     

    Skills and Interests.

    Professional

    Design and development, creativity, innovation, teamwork

    Software

    Catia V6, Creo 2.0, ANSYS Workbench, Matlab, Mac and Windows

    Personal

    Music production, football, basketball, running


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