CV: Spacecraft Controller (Flight Control Team)



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 Date Submitted:24-06-2014
 Last Modified:15-09-2017 (01:38)
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 Current job:Spacecraft Controller (Flight Control Team)
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within 2 months
 Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
 KeywordsHuman Spaceflight and Operations, Spacecraft commander, Flight team, Space operation, Management, Project Manager, spacecraft operations, AOCS, Flight controller, Spacecraft Controller, Project Management

Space Operations

Microsoft Certified ID: 2970643


Personal Data

Nationality:  German

Date of Birth:February 14th, 1981

Driving license: German type B

Marital Status:Single


Work Experience, Technical and soft skills


Mar. 14 - Present         

German Space Operations Center (DLR)/ Telespazio VEGA/  Classified mission

Flight Spacecraft Controller (Flight Team)



- Flying the spacecraft according to the Attitude and Orbit Control System AOCS

- Maneuvers andsolar array repositioning station keeping mode precise flight dynamics

- Report & communicating military headquarter DPCC (devolved Payload control center)

- Commanding the spacecraft through X-band and S-band for emergencies and FDIRs.

- Commanding and monitoring telemetry in the frame of spacecraft mission operations.

- maintain and reconfigure the TT&C system for optimum performance.

- Radio communication UHF/ B-band and cortex frequencies gate configuration.

- ECLIPSE season’s sun/ moon interference with the spacecraft and commander reactions.

- Duties are built on flight procedure as well as ground procedure agreed by ESA.

- Spacecraft Commanding through the Satellite Commanding Operating System (SCOS)

- Miniaturized Inertial Momentum Unit MIMU testing and recalibration of the –gyros

- determine when controller intervention is approbate and perform escalation procedures

- Backup telemetry and data archiving applied method


Previous Work Experience


April 10 - Feb. 14        

German Space Operations Center (DLR)/ Columbus Control Center/ Telespazio

System Controller (SysCon) Columbus and ATV-Spacecraft mission SysCon Increment-lead Expedition 29/30 Crow



- Leadership; SysCon Increment -lead expedition 29/30, support ESAastronaut

- Communications and Col-CC point of contact with European space centers

- Real-time operations coordination with NASA Master control center (Houston), Marshall-Datacenter and Space Russian Federation Master control center

- ESA ground system operations support for ISS Columbus and ESA ATVs mission

- Configure Columbus and ATV real time telemetry (Ku-Band, S-band and VHF/UHF)

- GSOC-SysCon provide data and communications support to ESA MEDOPS team for shuttle Trans-Atlantic Landing (TAL) support and the Crow interface coordinator

 - Support/commanding availability for experiments on-board.

 - validating the operations procedure

 - Coordinating Columbus telemetry network interconnection ground subsystem (IGS)

 - Data handling to Master Control Center Moscow, for Soyuz and Progress docking/ undocking as well as ATV cargo and space shuttles flights (all STS)

  - Processing and transmitting telemetry to Columbus flight control team


Oct.08 -  Mar.10         

Microsoft Partner Network (IQ-GmbH), Munich, Germany

Senior System Engineer Exchange



- Planning Projects and deliver as scheduled Project successfully customer oriented

- Migrating Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007 with UC integrated

- Escalating/ distributing duties among team of professionals and trainees      

- ConsultingCustomers and provide solutions

 - Installing and implementing complex network Infrastructure

 - Planning UC/OCS Projects

- Analyzing Errors situation and get a solution within the Network Infrastructure (Exchange Server /AD and extern as will as intern routing and documenting all of it.

- Use trace analysis, source code, and other sophisticated debugging tools to analyze problems and develop solutions to meet customer need

- Installing and implementing remote support our completed infrastructure

- Configuring managing and Implementing Exchange 2003/2007 or OCS (Office  communications Service) responsible.

- TK and VOIP, Messaging and Collaboration solutions

- Solutions for technically complex or politically hot customer issues


Jun.06 -  Sebt.08        

ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich, Germany

System- and Network administrator


- Administrating and migration/ configuration Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange 2007

- Managerial skills gained by being IT. Manager deputy

- Planning and Configuring VPN, Firewall and Security-Solutions

- Responsible of the Network administration for the locale Network including connections

- Managing Network Backups Symantec Backup Exec Systems.

- Administrating Active Directory 2003, Citrix, Ironport, LDAP, Fax Server, Proxy Server, Novell SUSE and Linux Servers


International Work Experience

Jan. 05-   Mar. 05        

Siemens Ltd. Cairo, Egypt

Training in PC-Server Network


Aug. 04-  Feb. 05 

Vodafone, Cairo, Egypt

Customer Relations service


 Sept. 03 - Jun. 04        

BM, Cairo, Egypt

Project Inspectors& Coordinator, EducationDepartment


Universities and scholarships:


1998 – 2002 

Bachelor of Management, Modern Academy for Computer Science and Management Technology, Cairo, Egypt, Partner University of the University of District of Columbia (UDC), Washington, D.C.USA

 Major:   Computer scienceand Business Administration

Minor:   Management Technology

Project Grade:  Excellent


2001 - 2004 

DiplomaSales & Marketing (SMC), American University in Cairo (AUC)

Graduation Project: Marketing Plan for Vodafone Live! TV-streaming

 Project Grade:  Good


2007- 2008 

Master of Business Administration (MBA), FOM, University of Applied Sciencesfor Economy & Management,

Munich, Germany, 1st Semester and not completed


2002 -2003 

Scholarship at IBM Egypt

Information Technology, IT networking and telecommunications Microsoft System Engineer  (MCSE) professional, including Linux administration and TCP/IP protocol.

Graduation Project:   Remote access and Virtual Private Network (VPN) integrated with Linux operating System

Project Grade:              83%



Human Spaceflights and Operations Certifications:

Oct. 11 - Spacecraft Operations, at the German Space Operations Center DLR

Sep.11 - Astronaut Columbus User Level, at the European Astronaut Center EAC

Nov. 12 - NASA JSC hazard Communication and Emergency Response

MS Technology Specialist:

Dec. 08 - Office Communications Server 2007    MCTS: OCS 2007

April 08- Exchange Configuration 2007     MCTS: Exchange 2007

Microsoft Certification:

Dec. 08 - System Administrator    MCSA 2003

Mar. 06 - Systems Administrator: Exchange 2000  MCSA: Messaging

Mar. 06 - Systems Administrator    MCSA2000

April 03 - Certified Professional   MCP


Associations andLeadership skills:

International Astronautical Federation IAF

Member of Administrative Committee:

- Committee for Liaison with international organizations and developing nation

- Workforce Development/Young Professionals Program Committee

- IAF- Africa committee


Language Skills

Egyptian/ Arabic: Mother Tongue  English and German  Fluent (written and spoken)


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