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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:00:08 +0000
Trump’s proposal derives from a growing debate inside military and political circles about how to best meet the threat posed to American space assets by potential enemies: Russia and China, to be precise. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:45:44 +0000
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
Trump: Creating a Space Force and promoting space exploration by NASA and the private sector will be “important for the nation’s psyche.” SpaceNews.com
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:13-04-2017
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     Current job:Mechanical Engineering graduate
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:US only
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     KeywordsRecent Graduate, Passionate about space related works. I have a bachelor degree in Aeronautical Engineering and masters degree in Mechanical Engineering. Have an experience working as a Graduate Research Assistant, where I worked on Various NASA Grant Stu
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    Objective:          Seeking an opportunity as an entry level Engineer in an Aeronautical field, which would utilize my knowledge in CAD designing and aerodynamics.

     

     

    Education:

    University of Bridgeport       Bridgeport, CT

    Masters in Mechanical Engineering GPA (3.7/4)      Dec,2016

    Srinivasan Engineering college      Perambalur, India Bachelors in Aeronautical Engineering GPA (8.3/10)         May,2013

    Key Skills:

    Technical expertise in Auto CAD, CATIAV5 (Part, surface and assembly), Solid works, ANSYS FEA (static structural and CFX), 3-D Printing (Makerbot), Wind tunnel testing and MS office.

    Good experience in Aircraft design projects, Performance and structural analysis, PDR, CDR documentation.

     

    Course Work:

    CAM and automation, advanced heat transfer, aerodynamics, flight dynamics, aircraft structures, propulsion, finite element method, advanced fluid dynamics, computer aided design, project management and satellite technology.

     

    Projects:

    Master’s Project (Design and analysis of an adaptable winglet)               Bridgeport, CT

    Designed a winglet using CATIA V5, adaptable for all phases in aircraft          Aug 2016 – Dec 2016   

    mission to enhance performance and fuel efficiency by reducing the parasite drag.

    Analyzed the design using ANSYS CFX and attained better performance.

    Empennage Design Inspired from Bird              Bridgeport, CT

    Designed a tail section to reduce the structural complex and aircraft stabilizer           Aug 2016 – Dec 2016

    area by combining the horizontal and vertical stabilizer

    Achieved combined performance of directional and longitudinal control surfaces into single control surface.

    High Altitude Student Platform (NASA Grant)            Bridgeport, CT

    Designed the payload structure with the use of tool (CATIA V5) based on          Mar 2016 – Dec 2016

    the requirements from the HASP proposal

    Payload structure and components was examined to ensure their performance at space temperature.

    Cansat Competition (Sponsored by AAS)            Bridgeport, CT

    Created a preliminary design for small satellite payload                Nov 2015 – Jun 2016

    Figured out the release mechanism, design of glider and the components used for descent control.

    Bachelor’s Project (Design optimization of wing spar)                Bangalore, India

    The spar beam is designed into yield at the design limit load                    May 2013

    Optimized the design and compared with the conventional design approach for weight saving.

     

    Work

    Experience:

    University of Bridgeport, Mechanical Engineering Department                Bridgeport, CT

    Graduate Research Assistant under Dr. Jani Macari Pallis               May 2015 – Dec 2016

    Built the payload for NASA Total Solar Eclipse ballooning (CT Space Grant)

    Worked on NASA Rocketry along with Discovery Museum (NASA Grant)

    Contributing the design and thermal control for CubeSat – Launch 2018

    Generated a report about remote satellite sensing of Lyme disease indicators

    Created course syllabus and curriculum in Aerospace, Propulsion, High Altitude Ballooning for Fairchild Wheeler Inter District Magnet high school (NSF Grant).

     

    Achievement:

    Presented a poster at NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium about HASP               Hartford, CT

    University of Bridgeport Graduate Assistant of the year 2016                  Bridgeport, CT

    Academic Accomplishment award from Who’s Who among American Universities and Colleges    Bridgeport, CT

    Engineering Services award              Bridgeport, CT

    Academic Accomplishment award for NASA High Altitude Student Platform             Bridgeport, CT

    Involvement

    Volunteered in High Altitude Balloon launch which reached an altitude of 89,000ft on behalf of

    University of Bridgeport with Discovery Museum and Planetarium             Bridgeport, CT

    Collegiate member in Aerospace, SWE, and NSBE club          Bridgeport, CT

    Participated in Balsa Wood Glider Modelling             Coimbatore, India

    Attended National Level Helicopter workshop           Coimbatore, India


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