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Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:54:27 +0000
Virgin Galactic plans to perform the next test flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane as soon as Dec. 13, a flight that could be the first by the vehicle to reach at least one definition of space. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:32:51 +0000
As a founder and chief strategy officer of ATLAS Space Operations, a satellite data communications company that has been doing this very same thing for the past four years, you might think I’d be a little nervous to see Amazon enter the industry. But I’m not. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:56:03 +0000
With both the current Congress and his political career nearing their ends, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said Dec. 10 he’s continuing to fight to extend operations of the International Space Station through the end of the next decade. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:27:02 +0000
Aerospace CEO Isakowitz: The government traditionally buys a bus, payload and ground segment as a package, he said. That does not give you flexibility to swap out and change pieces. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:32:45 +0000
As NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft enters interstellar space, project officials have high hopes that it and its twin spacecraft will continue to operate for as long as a decade. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:17:23 +0000
Spacecraft manufacturers have complained of stress on their supplier base as operators purchase fewer traditional geostationary satellites. One company in France is bucking that trend, however. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:27:24 +0000
A NASA spacecraft originally built as part of the previous effort to return humans to the moon is now playing a key role in the new effort at human lunar return, including aiding commercial landers. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:50:51 +0000
Planet's employees, customers and investors paint a picture of a company growing steadily while seeking to dramatically expand the market for data captured via satellite. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:15 +0000
Two consulting firms anticipate strong demand for commercial Earth observation products and services in the next decade as satellite constellations offer an increasing array of optical, radar, hyperspectral and video imagery and data. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 12:25:35 +0000
In recent years, there has been a boom of announcements for satellite constellations comprising satellites weighing as little as 3 kilograms to address a growing market of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) via satellite. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 23:03:07 +0000
In an interview, Axelspace Chief Business Development Officer Yasunori Yamazaki, said the funding will enable the company of 65 people to continue building a constellation called AxelGlobe, though the company hasn’t decided on a final size for the constellation. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 22:32:49 +0000
With a two-week extension of the stopgap spending bill funding much of the federal government enacted, the outgoing chairman of the House appropriations subcommittee that funds NASA says he’s hopeful to get a final spending bill approved before that bill expires. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 21:09:10 +0000
China launched its Chang’e-4 moon mission Dec. 7, successfully sending the lander and rover into a lunar transfer orbit ahead of an unprecedented attempt at a landing on the far side of the moon early in the New Year. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 20:17:37 +0000
The new launch date, announced Dec. 7 by customer Iridium Communications, was driven by the additional two weeks SpaceX ended up needing to launch Spaceflight Industries’ “SmallSat Express” dedicated rideshare mission. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:03:51 +0000
While a SpaceX commercial crew test flight might not launch on a date in early January previously announced NASA, both agency and company officials are optimistic the mission will still fly later in the month. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 23:10:23 +0000
During a Q&A session at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit to promote the space industry as an engine of innovation and economic growth, Griffin said he does not know when or how a new military branch will be organized. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:55:50 +0000
Maxar Technologies sold one of satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral’s facilities in Silicon Valley for $70 million, the company announced today. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:34:19 +0000
A test flight in Alaska of a small launch vehicle by a stealthy startup company ended in failure in late November, the FAA has revealed. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:19:28 +0000
President Trump has been insistent that a Space Force should be a completely independent military department. One way to organize the new service would be by establishing a Space Force under a larger Department of the Air and Space Force. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 18:42:11 +0000
British satellite operator Inmarsat announced Dec. 5 it will be the first commercial customer of the next-generation H3 rocket from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan. SpaceNews.com
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    PROFILE

    An ambitious, driven, graduate with a distinction in MSc Space Exploration Systems, a second-class Honours in BSc Physics with Astrophysics and an ISU SSP alumnus. Since a very early age, I have had a strong passion for space and am determination to follow a career path in the space industry. I have a wide skill-set and have now worked on multiple space-related projects, focusing on mission concept design. I am looking to accelerate my career and development gaining new experiences and bring innovative and creative ideas to the thriving space industry.

    EXPERIENCE

     

    May 2018 - Present:

    Graduate Navigation Engineer

     

    Nottingham Scientific Ltd., University of Nottingham Jubilee Campus, U.K.

     

    Member of the secure navigation team

    Focus on indoor positioning using WiFi, BLE, UWB, Low Powered devices

    Development of quality measures for precision positioning and navigation

    Creation of relevant documentation

    Use of MATLAB and Python programming

    Testing of development kits

    Assist in consistent delivery of projects to schedule – contracts from UKSA and ESA

    June 18 - August 18:

    International Space University SSP18 Participant

     

    Space Studies Program 2018, The Netherlands – TU Delft, Leiden University, ESA ESTEC

     

    Scholarships awarded by U.K Space Agency and European Space Agency

    Two-month intensive space studies program

    3 I’s – Intercultural, Interdisciplinary, International

    Over 50 lectures covering everything from space policy, law and business to space engineering, science and human performance in space. Delivered by industry experts e.g. ESA, NASA

    Workshops including:

    Introduction to Systems Toolkit (STK)

    Cubesat prototyping (utilizing Arduino controller)

    Rover systems design

    Space problem solving

    Human Performance in Space department and workshops

    Team Project – Active Space Debris Removal and Mitigation (eco-design), sponsored by ESA

    ESA Concurrent Design Facility

    Feasibility study, research and development of mission concept and spacecraft system design

    Collaborating with people of over 15 different nationalities on time intensive project

    Roadmap, legal framework and business model development

    March – July 2012:

    GCSE Mathematics Voluntary Mentor

     

    Springwood High School, Norfolk, U.K.

     

    Helping GCSE students in their final year of study, to prepare for their mathematics exams

    Explored teaching capability and continuous learning

    Sharing enthusiasm to help students

    Improving of verbal communication skills

    EDUCATION

     

    2016 to 2017:

    MSc Space Exploration Systems (Distinction)

     

    University of Leicester, U.K.

     

    Major group project - ESA Statement of Work: Identification of user needs and possible platforms for future microgravity and space experimentation

    Project manager for a one-month phase

    Design review presentations to industry – Telespazio Vega UK, Airbus UK, Thales Alenia Space

    Microgravity science research study, leading to feasibility study, mission concept and spacecraft system design of a novel Low-Earth Orbit microgravity platform

    Radiation analysis workshop (use of Geant4, GRAS, SPENVIS)– led by Giovanni Santin at ESA ESTEC

    Thermal control design implementation on XRD instrument through use of CAD and FEA tools (Siemens NX)

    Modules including: Systems engineering and spacecraft systems, spaceflight dynamics and propulsion, space and planetary environment, MATLAB and CAD (SolidWorks, Siemens NX), advanced spacecraft engineering, spacecraft instrumentation, aerospace materials

    Improving of written and verbal communication skills through various formal engineering reports and presentations

    2012 to 2015:

    BSc Physics with Astrophysics (Upper Second-Class Honours)

     

    Nottingham Trent University, U.K.

     

    Research project – CCD Astronomy of two stellar open clusters

    Required analytical, logical approach

    Problem solving – individual project

    Gained knowledge of CCD instruments

    Numerous presentations

    Modules including: Digital Techniques (MATLAB, LabVIEW, C++), Advanced Quantum Mechanics, Relativity, Cosmology, Thermal and Environmental Physics, Optics, Semiconductors

    Weekly laboratory practical sessions

    Enhancement of written skills

    Problem solving, logical approach

    Delivery of high-quality lab reports to strict deadlines

    PERSONAL SKILLS

     

    Digital Skills

    Excellent command of office suite (word processor, spread sheets, presentation software)

    Experience of CAD tools – SolidWorks and Siemens NX through my MSc course

    Proficient in MATLAB programming

    Good ability of Geant4/GRAS space radiation analysis programming (GDML, C++) and simulation

     

    Hobbies/Interests

    Member of Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) and UKSEDS

    Climbed Mount Snowdon at Midnight in 2018 in aid of Alzheimers Society

    Self-teaching new programming languages

    Sport – Keen golfer, Football (involved in 6-a-side mini league, and played in ISU SSP18 Alumni Football match)

    Music: Played the guitar for 7 years, Piano to ABRSM Grade 4 standard


      


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