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DoD sources said Esper is likely to continue to advocate for space investments. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 21:50:03 +0000
Britain’s export credit agency has long discussed more involvement in the satellite industry, but didn’t have any major deals to show for it until now. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 20:58:41 +0000
A new report from the Government Accountability Office found that the prime contractors for the Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft received hundreds of millions of dollars in award fees despite continued issues that will likely lead to further delays in the programs. SpaceNews.com
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An agreement reached in the U.S. House of Representatives June 18 could keep the Export Import Bank of the United States open until 2026. SpaceNews.com
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Boeing announced June 19 it will move the headquarters of its space division from the Washington, DC area to Florida as a number of its major programs shift from development to operations. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 04:27:31 +0000
Problems with an unnamed component supplier are the reason the first launch of a ViaSat-3 high-throughput satellite won't happen until 2021. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:12:01 +0000
An executive order calling for an across-the-board reduction in federal advisory groups could force NASA to shut down several of the committees that support the agency. SpaceNews.com
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Gen. Paul Selva: Military forces in the field need “ubiquitous communications” SpaceNews.com
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 19:16:32 +0000
In a letter to President Trump, Stopher said he plans to return to the private sector. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 18:43:15 +0000
Shanahan “has decided not to go forward with his confirmation process so that he can devote more time to his family,” President Trump tweeted. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:30:24 +0000
Selling capacity to other satellite operators is now one of Avanti’s main priorities, followed by selling to the U.S. Defense Department, Avanti CEO Kyle Whitehill said in a June 10 financial report. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:13:43 +0000
A startup company that plans to develop tankers for refueling satellites has completed a key test of its technology on the International Space Station. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:16:13 +0000
The full House is unlikely to make major changes in NASA funding when it takes up an appropriations bill this week, but members will seek changes for two other agencies involved in space issues. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:36:35 +0000
RBC Signals, a startup creating a global network of satellite ground stations, aggressively pursuing and beginning to win government business, Ron Faith, RBC Signals president and chief operating officer, told SpaceNews. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:50:58 +0000
Kinéis, a subsidiary formed last year by French maritime company CLS, has taken over operation of the Argos hosted payload system, and finalized manufacturing agreements for a constellation of 25 small satellites for Internet of Things connectivity. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:33:31 +0000
Senators are taking a new approach to winning passage of a commercial space bill, offering it as an amendment to a defense authorization bill. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:46:03 +0000
A new report warns of China’s stealth investments in U.S space companies and the country’s coordinated public-private efforts to dominate markets. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:39:29 +0000
Trump’s recent tweet will only sow confusion and complicate the already herculean task of building a permanent, manned American presence in the space beyond Earth orb SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:03:17 +0000
Saturn Satellite Networks will build satellites ranging from 600 kilograms to 1,700 kilograms, and already has a customer order, Tom Choi, Saturn’s executive chairman, told SpaceNews. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:00:03 +0000
Peraton CEO and chairman Stu Shea said the acquisition of Solers will strengthen the company's national security space portfolio. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:04-04-2019
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     Current job:Astrodynamics PhD candidate
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     Date available:within 2 months
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     KeywordsAstrodynamics, orbital mechanics, orbit determination
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    PERSONAL PROFILE

    PhD student in Astronautics, with a keen interest in space exploration and utilisation. Good research and teamwork skills developed by collaborating with a range of different European universities.

     

    EDUCATION

    2017-2019       PhD in Astronautics, Surrey Space Centre, University of Surrey, Guildford.

    Supervisors:Dr. Roberto Armellin, Dr. Hugh G. Lewis

    Orbit determination with high order sequential filtering, taking advantage of differential algebra. Topics include:

    High-order description of the confidence region in orbit determination problems, with observations spread over short arcs;

    Sampling methods of the confidence region;

    Data association;

    Particle filter development.

    2015-2017       Visiting PhD student, Universidad de la Rioja, Logroño.

    Research in collaboration with the Mathematics Department.

    2015(May-Sep) PhD in Astronautics, University of Southampton, Southampton.

    Orbit determination with high order sequential filtering, continued at the University of Surrey.

    2010-2014       Master of Science (MSc) in Aerospace Engineering, Università di Napoli, Naples.

    Final grade summa cum laude, GPA 29.2/30.

    Master Thesis in space systems: ”Modelling and simulation of the attitude dynamics and control of a multi-module satellite”.

    2006-2010       Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Aerospace Engineering, Università di Napoli, Naples.

    Final grade summa cum laude, GPA 29/30

    Thesis in space systems: ”GRACE satellites orbit and attitude determination by using flight data”.

     

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    2014 (Jul-Dec) Guide, Navigation and Control (GNC) Engineer, 3F&Edin, Naples.

    Design of a 6 degrees of freedom (DoF) simulator for an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)

    2013 (Jan-Apr)  Intern, SSBV Space and Ground Systems UK, Portsmouth.

    Design of a modular attitude and orbit control (AOC) system for an Earth observation satellite

     

    CONFERENCES AND PUBLICATIONS

    May 2018       Uncertainty characterization of initial orbit determination with very short arcs.

    Oral presentation at 8th Taylor Model Workshop, The Fields Institute, Toronto

    Apr. 2017        Automatic domain pruning filter for optical observations on short arcs.

    Paper and oral presentation at 7th European Conference in Space Debris (ECSD), Darmstadt

    Nov. 2016      Orbit determination problem for short-arc observations.

    Oral presentation at 11th Jornadas de Análisis Numérico y Aplicaciones (JANA), Logroño

    Sep. 2016       Confidence region of least squares solution for single-arc observations.

    Paper and oral presentation at 17th Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference (AMOS), Maui, Hawai’i

     

    SKILLS

    Language Skills

    Italian, First language;

    English, Excellent
    Level C1 IELTS Academic (March 2015), Final Grade 7.5;

    Spanish, Good
    I lived in Spain for two years.

    IT Skills

    Operating Systems:             Windows (Excellent);

    Programming Languages:       MATLAB (Excellent), C/C++ (Good);

    Word processing applications: LATEX, Microsoft Word (Excellent);

    Spreadsheets:                      Excel (Good).


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