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The House Science Committee favorably reported bills March 22 that would recognize a NASA center as a center of excellence in rocket propulsion and would resolve a commercial space regulatory issue.
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The 2018 defense appropriation may be the one and only chance for Congress to add $600 million for two new satellites given how large of an increase the Pentagon is getting — $61 billion more than last year’s funding.
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A final fiscal year 2018 omnibus spending bill released March 21 fully funds two key weather satellite programs at NOAA while increasing funding for future weather satellites and space weather efforts.
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A final fiscal year 2018 spending bill released by House and Senate appropriators March 21 would give NASA more than $20.7 billion, far above the administration’s original request.
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The Air Force's share of the Defense Department's $12.5 billion national security space budget is $11.4 billion.
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A Belgian court reversed approval for Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network in the country after fleet operator Viasat challenged the legality of its authorization.
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The European Space Agency is revising its e.Deorbit program to look for synergies between the mission and satellite servicing vehicles.
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Congress expects to receive from Hyten in June a “warfighting concept of operations” for space. One of the topics will be how to prepare the military for space operations.
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Relativity, the startup company developing small launch vehicles using additive manufacturing technologies, announced March 21 an agreement with NASA’s Stennis Space Center to take over one of its test stands.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:20:38 +0000
President Trump's riff on creating a military space force captured the public’s imagination, spawning memes and jokes about starship ninjas gearing up to fight the nation’s wars in space.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:05:37 +0000
The Japanese government, working with private ventures, announced plans March 20 to establish a nearly billion-dollar fund to support the development of space startups in the country.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:24:13 +0000
An Alaskan spaceport will host the first launch of a rocket developed by a stealthy startup company as soon as next week, spaceport officials confirmed March 20.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:40:50 +0000
A decision on a new launch date for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, and announcement of any potential breach of its $8 billion cost cap, could come next week, an agency official said March 20.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:20:11 +0000
A letter signed by more than 60 House members calls on the Senate to advance the stalled nomination of fellow congressman Jim Bridenstine to be NASA administrator.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:29:38 +0000
Citing recent reforms that provide more time to orbit a new satellite constellation, satellite broadband-startup OneWeb asked U.S. telecom regulators to nearly triple the size of its authorized low-Earth-orbit constellation.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:53:36 +0000
Citing progress in producing plutonium-238, NASA will allow scientists proposing missions for an upcoming planetary science competition to use nuclear power sources.
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Seeking to return a borrowed satellite as soon as possible, Israeli fleet operator Spacecom is very close to purchasing a new satellite dubbed Amos-8, a company official said March 14.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:49:42 +0000
For the space-based infrared SBIRS satellites 5 and 6, the Air Force says the per-unit cost went down 12 percent — from $1.9 billion to $1.6 billion.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:39:02 +0000
Companies that are developing small launch vehicles or who provide rideshare launch services say they expect new Chinese launch vehicles to drive down launch prices, raising concerns among some of unfair competition.
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     Date Submitted:07-05-2017
     Last Modified:21-05-2017 (03:35)
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     Current job:Engineering Technician
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:within a month
     KeywordsIDCA Intergrated Dewar/Cooler Assembly Infrared/Thermal Imaging System assembly, testing and deployment.

    Career profile:

    A professional offering a diversified background in a light manufacturing environment

    Assembly, testing and quality control of Infrared Thermal Imaging Systems for military and civilian applications

    Custom design and fabrication of Dental Implant Components using various dental alloys including titanium, chromium, palladium, gold, etc.



    Class 10,000 Cleanroom experience, laboratory environment(HEPA particulate filtration, flow benches)

    Very skilled with multi-layer Printed Circuit Board assembly at the component level under high magnification

    Highly skilled regarding assembly of electronic components and sub-assemblies

    Strong understanding of complex tooling and fixtures

    Basic understanding of mechanical measurement using digital calipers, digital height gauges, gauge blocks and gauge pins

    Very good customer relations skills

    Successfully handled direct communication with clients regarding extremely demanding quality requirements

    Manufacturing standards and Quality Control:

    ISO 9001 experience

    ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) Training

    Familiar with conducting root cause analysis, corrective/preventive action to reduce scrap/waste

    Very successful with increasing manufacturing throughput (Dental Laboratory) by streamlining production in each department: reducing waste/scrap, developing more consistent production methods, etc.

    Proven track record of meeting rigid production time schedules

    Responsible for creating, maintaining and updating quality control documentation including job travelers, work instructions, engineering trial plans (ETP's), temporary document change notices (TDCN's), etc

    Production skills:

    Oxygen-acetylene brazing of copper fittings to Kovar

    Very skilled at soldering using Indium, tin/lead and gold

    Experience with electronic test equipment such as Fluke DMM, Tektronix Curve Tracer

    Strong understanding of computer hardware/software operation, Microsoft based

    Basic understanding and use of Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook

    Thermosonic gold wire Ball-Bonding (method of bonding .0005 gold wire to multi-layer PCB's under high magnification)

    Parallel gap welding (method of bonding .001 wire to electronic assemblies under magnification)

    Precision measurements and alignments of sub-assemblies using Nikon measure-scopes(x,y,z axis)

    Optical focal plane integration/orientation to subassemblies under high magnification

    Precision tack welding of metal assemblies prior to Electron-Beam weld

    Helium leak testing (Mass Spectrometer)

    Liquid Nitrogen image testing

    Cryogenic Cooler integration to completed assemblies

    Data acquisition for heat load cycles after cryogenic cooler integration

    Successfully built and tested fully functional prototype imaging units for contracts including but not limited to: NASA, BALL AEROSPACE, SMITHSONIAN, RAYTHEON and LOCKHEED MARTIN



    High School diploma from Sauquoit Valley High School

    Associates General Studies MVCC



    Cryogenic Cooler/Dewar Integration Certificates: Thales Cryogenics (France) and Ricor Crygenics(Israel)

    Work history:


    Engineering Support/Assembly and Test Technician at IR Cameras / SBIR

    Production Supervisor/Senior Laboratory Technician at Dentec Dental Laboratory

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