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The plan is to shift the current ground software architecture to an open-systems platform that the Air Force would own and update with new technology as it becomes available. SpaceNews.com
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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. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:37:32 +0000
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. SpaceNews.com
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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. SpaceNews.com
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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. SpaceNews.com
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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. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:09:38 +0000
Rocket Lab announced Jan. 11 it plans to make another attempt to launch its Electron small rocket on its second mission later this month. SpaceNews.com
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' SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:31:37 +0000
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. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:39:01 +0000
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. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:35:22 +0000
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. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:36:21 +0000
NASA announced Jan. 10 that it was renaming the Swift astronomy spacecraft after its former principal investigator, who passed away last year. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 04:26:35 +0000
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. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 03:46:29 +0000
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. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 22:37:13 +0000
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. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 21:22:06 +0000
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. SpaceNews.com
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Spire Global, the San Francisco-based company that operates 48 GPS radio occultation cubesats, says it could provide a persistent view of about 97 percent of Earth with a constellation of 150 satellites. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:18:30 +0000
A group of astronomers and engineers is seeking to convince NASA to study in-space servicing and assembly of future space telescopes, including the role the proposed Deep Space Gateway could play to support it. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:23-07-2017
     Last Modified:12-12-2017 (05:12)
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     Current job:MBA Graduate (Distinction)
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     Keywords• Presentations • Report writing • Quantitative/research skills • Sales • Leadership • Delegation • Critical analysis • Time management • Conflict resolution • Strategic thinking • Corporate entrepreneurship
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    MBA and MSc. with extensive international experience in multidisciplinary research and relationship building. Collaborative mentor/member of large multinational teams with diplomatic leadership style and evidence-based approach to problem-solving. Incorporates a background in hospitality and the sciences, ensuring best-in-class communication with civilian, corporate and government stakeholders. Core competencies include:

    • Presentations • Report writing • Quantitative/research skills • Sales • Leadership • Delegation

    • Critical analysis • Time management • Conflict resolution • Strategic thinking • Corporate entrepreneurship

     

    EDUCATION                                                                                                                                                                  

    MBA (Distinction), University of Surrey, Guildford, UK                                                               2017

    Electives: Project Management, Strategic Change Management

    Final Business Plan: “Arc Launch Limited: A UK-based Small Satellite Micro-Launch Company”

    MSc. Space Studies, International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France                                           2008

    BSc. Physics, Diploma of Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada                                           2005

     

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                             

    Agricola Street Brasserie, Halifax, Canada                                                                                        2013-2016

    Duty Manager, Supervisor, Server

    Years of fast-paced yet attentive customer service experience in high-end fine dining and event settings

    Oversaw smooth restaurant operations, anticipated and addressed customer needs/concerns

    Trained new employees, delegated tasks, upheld service standards

    Developed organization, sales, communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills

    Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS), Hanksville, Utah, USA                                                        January 2015

    Volunteer Mars Mission Simulation Team Member (Crew 147)

    Planned and executed astronomy science objectives while living in the MDRS habitat module

    with 6 international crew members with expertise in multiple disciplines

    Responsible for use of the Musk Observatory. Collected astronomical data and performed analyses

    Assisted with all crew activities and experiments: rover distance experiment, drone terrain survey,

       GPS tracking experiment, social science experiment

    Participated in Extravehicular Activities (EVAs), ATV exploration and habitat maintenance

    International Space University, Space Studies Program (SSP), Strasbourg, France                                    2013

    Teaching Associate: “Coastal Sustainability in Kenya”

    Mentored 30 graduate level international students through to successful submission of a team final report,

    executive summary and final presentation (grades received: A, A, B+)

    Pitched complex project concept to students

    Organized and executed team building exercises

    Planned, directed and monitored team meetings

    Summarized project for successful submission to the International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

    International Space University, SSP, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, USA                             2012

    Teaching Associate: Space Applications Department

    Facilitated and supported department chair in all departmental activities, advised student projects and

    supported overall program activities (including regular visits to NASA Kennedy Space Center)

    Prepared materials and logistical support for hands-on workshops

    Greeted, directed and interfaced with visiting guest lecturers and experts

    Provided academic support to all program participants

    Volunteered to assist with Team Project Spaceports (TP OASIS)

    University Space Research Association, NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, USA         2008-2009

    Astronomy Research Intern

    Responsible for setting research objectives, project planning, set-up & automation of a series of

    observing runs on a computer controlled Meade LX200 GPS 14” telescope

    Completed research paper “Planets Transiting Nearby Red Dwarfs”

    Produced independent research based on data collection and analysis

    Acquired skills in optics, scientific writing, CCD cameras and observational astronomy

    RCR Hospitality Group, Halifax, Canada                                                                        2001-2006, 2010-2012

    Duty Manager, Supervisor, Server

    Developed attention to detail, composure under pressure, adaptability and multi-tasking skills

     

    INTERESTS

    Entrepreneurship: 3-Day Startup participant, University of Bath, Oct. 2016.

                 -  Designed, planned and pitched concept business “Venu” to investors

    Advanced concepts / propulsion systems / Astronomy

    research papers:          

                 - “Luna Gaia: A Closed Loop Habitat on the Lunar Surface”

                 - “The Impact of an Order of Magnitude Increase in the Efficiency of Electric Propulsion Systems”

    Songwriting/recording: vocalist & rhythm guitarist

     

    AWARDS                                                                         

    University of Surrey MBA Scholarship

    International Space University Scholarship

    Dalhousie University Entrance Scholarship

    Frank E. Milne Scholarship of Achievement

     

                                                                                                                                                                                     


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