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A Japanese company planning a series of robotic missions to the moon announced Dec. 13 that it has raised more than $90 million in one of the largest Series A funding rounds for any emerging space venture. SpaceNews.com
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Blue Origin said it carried out a successful test flight of a new version of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle Dec. 12. SpaceNews.com
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Arianespace performed its eleventh and final launch of the year today, sending four Galileo European navigation satellites into medium Earth orbit. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:39:55 +0000
The new decadal survey for Earth science research will likely be unveiled in early January, slightly later than previously planned. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:17:22 +0000
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 5 okayed the first part of a satellite-servicing mission Orbital ATK’s Space Logistic subsidiary has with Intelsat, saying the servicing vehicle can execute “rendezvous, proximity operations, and docking with the Intelsat-901” satellite while in a graveyard orbit. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:20:18 +0000
Tucked into the details of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act that President Trump signed into law Dec. 12 is a long overdue recognition of the first American astronauts who were lost in service to their country while practicing for a mission. SpaceNews.com
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Rocket Lab scrubbed a launch of its Electron small launch vehicle Dec. 11 after an abort just two seconds before liftoff. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:55:05 +0000
President Trump’s new space policy directive calling for American astronauts to return to the moon is welcome and encouraging news. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:04:42 +0000
On the eve of the first launch of a reused Dragon capsule on a Falcon 9 with a reused first stage, both NASA and SpaceX said they were comfortable with the level of risk involved with the mission. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:16:34 +0000
President Donald Trump signed an order Dec. 11 formally directing NASA to send humans back to the moon, but provided no information on schedules or budgets for such an initiative. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:04:22 +0000
President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign his administration’s first space policy directive in a White House ceremony Dec. 11, one that may formally direct NASA to send humans back to the moon. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:03:54 +0000
China Great Wall Industry Corp. launched Algeria’s first telecommunications satellite, Alcomsat-1, aboard a Long March 3B rocket at 11:40 a.m. Eastern to geostationary transfer orbit, the Algerian press agency APS said today. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:20:41 +0000
An airspace closure notice published by the Federal Aviation Administration Dec. 9 suggests Blue Origin is preparing to resume test flights of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle after a hiatus of more than a year. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 21:23:41 +0000
More than a year after suffering significant damage in a Falcon 9 explosion, a Florida launch pad is ready to return to service, incorporating improvements that will allow a higher flight rate. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 20:55:51 +0000
Tethers Unlimited, one of three companies NASA selected Dec. 7 to build a prototype space-based 3-D printer called FabLab has grown dramatically in recent years due to interest among government and commercial customers in this type of work. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 20:44:31 +0000
If the U.S. Federal Communications Commission wants a more accurate database of C-band satellite dishes, it should make the process of registering those dishes less expensive and time-consuming, fleet operator SES said Dec. 6. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:23:58 +0000
The U.K. plans to become a haven for space startups from all over the world as it aims to grow its space industry to control 10 percent of the global market by 2030. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:23:21 +0000
Gen. John "Jay" Raymond said the reorganization laid out in the NDAA will help to set the conditions for the United States to get ahead of its enemies in space. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:18:01 +0000
The protracted budget stalemate is bad news for the Air Force’s 2018 space investment budget. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 22:17:31 +0000
NASA will provide an updated launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope early next year, even as some warn that the mission might face further delays. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:08-04-2017
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     Current job:Mission Payload Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
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     KeywordsSatellite Payload Operations, Satellite Systems Engineer, Satellite Engineer, Satellite Operations Engineer
    CV

    OVERVIEW
    - Active DoD Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) / Top Secret Security Clearance (SSBI) – 17 Feb 2015
    - 18 years space / missile mission experience including Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) and satellite Command and Control (C2)
    - 1.5 years mission payload operations experience on the SBIRS ballistic missile warning satellite constillation
    - Eight years C2 operations, mission planning and payload operations experience on the NFIRE research and development (R&D) spacecraft
    - Proficient in Satellite Tool Kit (STK), FreeFlyer, AstroRT/Labview, Electronic Schedule Dissemination (ESD), Distributed Communications Controller (DCC) and Microsoft applications

    EXPERIENCE  
    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems -- Field Engineer

    Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Mission Payload Engineer (MPE)
    2nd Space Warning Squadron, Buckley AFB, CO
    2015 - Present

    *Provide 24-hour/7-Day support to the USAF for the operations of the SBIRS ballistic missile warning weapon system; delivering timely, reliable and accurate missile warning and infrared surveillance information to key decision makers.
    *Provides technical advice to USAF on sensor capabilities, mission sensor State of Health (SOH) and real-time post event mission analysis
    *Creates scenarios for USAF Red Flag exercise; allows mission operators to increase their understanding of the SBIRS weapon system
    *Produces highly superior products covering all aspects of MPE duties; allows easy implementation on the Ops floor and eliminating confusion
    *Generated and streamlined checklist procedures for the next generation (Block 10) ground console; creating a repository of information that is transferrable between team members
    *Routinely requested by USAF evaluation personnel to address satellite payload performance; guiding training and development scenarios

    Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems -- Field Engineer

    Near Field Infrared Experiment (NFIRE) Track Sensor Payload Operator (TSP)
    Missile Defense Agency Space Center, Schriever AFB, CO
    2007 - 2015

    *Design and execute scripts to test satellite parameter changes and system updates; report results to Configuration Control Board 
    *Led 16 month testing period of new Hyper Temporal Imaging (HTI) software patch; confirmed HTI data can be obtained from space; developed on-orbit DCE for testing the HTI patch functionality using specific guidelines set by the NFIRE Science Team
    *Generated a new Data Collection Event (DCE) on-orbit script for FTM-19; during testing I identified 2 errors in the Experiment Requirements Document (ERD) that would have led to a failed experiment
    *Created and tested new on-orbit experiment for a North Polar Vortex DCE; the principle scientist/investigator was impressed with my attention to detail after questioning abnormal parameters; prevented failure of the mission
    *Operate the NFIRE simulator to verify the expected outcome of each on-orbit DCE and experiment
    *Analyze post-mission payload telemetry to verify collection of mission data, success of mission experiment and health of the spacecraft
    *Create experimental mission timelines, evaluate functionality of on-orbit TSP experiment scripts; ensures accurate mission objectives
    *Generate, review and update operational procedures and job aids in support of existing and emerging operational requirements
    *Recognized by Northrop Grumman for my work on the NFIRE back-up site being shut down; required a total change in mission procedures
    *Successful satellite operations in support of NFIRE mission 2B; tracked the ignited third stage of an ICBM class target through the near field range; earned 2008 Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Annual Team Award for Technology
    *Create and upload the Stored Program Command Queue (SPCQ) containing the next day’s Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) and Universal Space Network (USN) operations schedule; allowing the satellite to operate when out of view of ground station antennas

    United States Air Force

    Officer in Charge, Procedures
    1st Space Operations Squadron, Schriever AFB, CO
    2006 - 2007

    *Key advisor to the Director of Operations regarding procedures to resolve on-orbit/ground system anomalies and equipment failures
    *Led a four person shop responsible for the development, maintenance and accuracy of 150 item, 20,000+ page document inventory
    *Conducted validity assessments of submitted technical order change requests for all operations and emergency procedures 
    *Directly responsible for integrating procedural changes and updates to mission-ready training and evaluation programs

    Global Positioning System Instructor / Evaluator
    50th Operations Support Squadron, Schriever AFB, CO
    2005 - 2006

    *Senior 1 SOPS Instructor responsible for developing and presenting all classroom and simulator training materials for over 100 personnel 
    *Hand-selected Evaluator; responsible for ensuring the highest operations proficiency and system readiness across the crew force
    *Standardized operational training and evaluation materials IAW Instructional Systems Development (ISD) directives

    Joint Mission Analysis Cell Information Manager
    Force Headquarters, United Nations Mission in Liberia, Monrovia, Liberia
    2005

    *Performed daily intelligence briefs as well as weekly summaries of local/regional threats to the UN Military Force Commander and staff
    *Spearheaded analysis of regional/internal threats to ensure mission success and maximum protection of UN personnel and Liberian citizens
    *Conducted intelligence collection activities on suspected movements of mercenary and child soldiers to neighboring countries

    Crew Commander
    1st Space Operations Squadron, Schriever AFB, CO
    2003 - 2005

    *Directly responsible for the command, control and maintenance activities of four distinct satellite constellations -- GPS, DSP, MSX and ACE 
    *Led 20 person crew conducting end-of-life testing and final commanding during critical disposal operations for ailing GPS satellite
    *Led crew of 12 personnel during launch and early orbit operations for six GPS Block IIR/IIR-M launches -- 100% success rate
    *Led operations crew in real-time operations and crisis response during a Mid-course Space Experiment (MSX) satellite vehicle anomaly
    *Execute station keeping, spin control and relocation Delta-v firings, maximizing mission effectiveness
    *Certified as a Satellite Systems Operator on the Global Positioning System (GPS) -- responsible for transmitting/verifying day-to-day satellite health commands as well as emergency power management

    Chief, ICBM Operations Crew Scheduling & Personnel Reliability Program / Security Manager
    91st Operations Support Squadron, Minot AFB, ND
    1998 - 2003

    *Managed currency of Secret/Top Secret security clearances for 115+ personnel and security oversight/access to seven controlled areas
    *Selected as Professional Performer during two AFSC ICBM Readiness Inspections (2000 & 2003); an honor reserved for top 5% of the wing
    *Responsible for accurate and timely PRP actions affecting qualifications, suspensions and certifications for 90+ officer/enlisted personnel performing critical and controlled nuclear weapons duties
    *Led 10 personnel responsible for developing and monitoring duty schedule resulting in 3900 total alerts for more than 220 crewmembers
    *Hand-picked Staff Instructor; responsible for classroom and missile procedures simulator instruction for the Minuteman III ICBM 
    *Earned coveted “Highly Qualified” rating on seven combat mission ready evaluations leading to more than 250 error-free crew alerts; earning the Air Force Space Command Crewmember Excellence Award
    *Served as Combat Crew Commander, responsible for command, control, and launch of 450 ICBMs

    EDUCATION
    Central Michigan University
    2004

    Master of Science - Administration
      -- Concentration in Information Resource Management

    Ohio University
    1998

    Bachelor of Science - Industrial Technology (Engineering)
      -- Minor in Business Administration

    PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
    Space 200
    Squadron Officers School
    Global Positioning Satellite Initial Qualification Training
    Minuteman III Initial Qualification Training
    Undergraduate Space and Missile Training
     


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