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Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:45:22 +0000
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Blue Origin conducted a successful test flight of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle July 18 that demonstrated its crew capsule escape system.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:00:23 +0000
Maxar announced a $1.3 million deal with the UK Space Agency to develop space robotics technology in the United Kingdom.
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Trump administration officials are at the Farnborough Airshow in the United Kingdom this week on a mission to sell American aerospace and weapons.
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As Astrobotic prepares to compete for NASA lunar payload delivery contracts, the company has signed an agreement with Dynetics for the last major component of its lunar lander.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:50:51 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said July 17 that he’s had good discussions with European officials about potential cooperation on NASA’s plans to return to the moon.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:16:24 +0000
Lockheed VP: “As the UK develops its space industry further, I think you’ll see bigger economics from the mini-satellites and the value they create from data."
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:20:46 +0000
While Lockheed Martin continues to suggest it will use Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket at a Scottish launch site announced at the beginning of this week, company officials said July 17 they have yet to formally select a vehicle to fly at the site.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:28:34 +0000
Maxar Technologies on July 16 purchased Neptec, a Canadian company with robotic expertise deemed useful for in-space activities like satellite servicing and building space stations.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:27:06 +0000
A solid rocket booster designed for both the Ariane 6 and Vega C next-generation launchers completed a successful test firing Monday, clearing a hurdle for the maiden flights of both vehicles.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:58:13 +0000
Ken Gabriel, CEO of Draper Labs: The idea of small satellites making up large constellations is a “powerful shift."
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:54:04 +0000
Virgin Orbit says an agreement that could lead to LauncherOne missions from an English airport is part of an effort to both better meet the needs of its customers as well as support the U.K. space industry.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:03:49 +0000
With the announcement that Scotland will be home to Britain's first spaceport, the U.K. is on the road to offering a one-stop-shop for building, operating and now launching satellites.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:14:34 +0000
The British government announced July 16 that it will provide funding to two companies, including an American aerospace giant, who plan to use a newly announced launch site in Scotland.
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:58:30 +0000
After years of study and consideration, the British government announced July 15 that it will start development of a new spaceport in northern Scotland, while an English airport signed a deal that could also lead to launches from its facility.
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:39:31 +0000
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Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:03:46 +0000
The military wants to apply quantum computing to secure communications and inertial navigation in GPS denied environments.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 20:43:08 +0000
On his first foreign trip since taking office nearly three months ago, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine traveled to Israel this week to meet with the country’s prime minister and other officials.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:21:26 +0000
Gogo, an inflight connectivity provider leasing capacity on dozens of satellites, bulldozed its old business plan July 13 amid looming concerns over unprofitability, encroaching debt deadlines, and a potential buyout.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 21:57:26 +0000
The White House nominated a veteran Senate aide with little space experience to be NASA’s deputy administrator July 12, a month after the agency’s administrator said he wanted someone with technical expertise for the job.
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     Date Submitted:30-04-2010
     Last Modified:05-11-2017 (08:21)
    Job information
     Current job:Aerospace Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors

    Work experience

    Oct 2015 - present

    SSTL - Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd

    AOCS engineer


    Feb 2011 – Sep 2015

    EUMETSAT, SciSys Deutschland

    LEO Spacecraft Operations Engineer (AOCS) for MetOp-A and MetOp-B:

    . Implement and update operation procedures.

    . Plan and perform routine operation activities.

    . Review Flight Operations Manual (FOM) and database regarding the AOCS subsystem.

    . Develop ground processing procedures in Matlab and Python to assess the AOCS equipment and MetOp attitude performances on a daily basis.

    . Prepare MetOp-A EOL operations: interface with Flight Dynamics, Mission Planning and Ground Stations to create the EOL Operation Implementation Plan document and Spacecraft Operations Instruction (SOI) procedures for EOL.

    . Coordinate and participate in Contingency and EOL rehearsals.

    . Prepare MetOp-B Satellite In-orbit Verification phase (SIOV) operations: interface with Flight Dynamics, Mission Planning and Ground Stations to create the Service Module (SVM) Operation Implementation Plan document and SOI procedures for SIOV.

    . Implement MetOp-B SIOV SVM operations.

    Backup Global Navigation Satellite System Receiver for Atmospheric Sounding instrument (GRAS) Operations Engineer for MetOp-A and MetOp-B:

    . Perform routine monitoring activities.

    Backup MetOp Simulations Officer and Simulator Maintenance Engineer:

    . Prepare Simulator scenarios for Contingency and EOL rehearsals.

    . Implement Simulator software patches.

    . Update Simulator Sequences and Lookup Tables.


    Mar 2010 - Jan 2011 Portuguese trainee

    Mission Analysis Section, Flight Dynamics Division, Ground Systems Engineering Department, Directorate of Operations and Infrastructure (OPS-GFA), ESOC (ESA)

    Tasks: Euclid sky coverage strategy analysis, GAIA transfer navigation analysis and STE mission analysis.


    Feb 2009 - May 2010 Portuguese trainee

    Earth Observation Section, Flight Dynamics Division, Ground Systems Engineering Department, Directorate of Operations and Infrastructure (OPS-GFE), ESOC (ESA)

    Tasks: Software development in NAPEOS (Navigation Package for Earth Observation Satellites), routine operations of ERS-2 and ENVISAT (manoeuvre optimisation and preparation), LEOP simulation campaign of CRYOSAT-2, participation in CRYOSAT-2 LEOP.


    Volunteer Work

    October 2013

    IVHQ: International Volunteer HQ

    Morocco Program, with ILCS: Institute for Leadership and Communication Studies Teaching English in the women association Jossour

    Working with mentally disabled people in the association Hadaf


    Education and training

    June 2012

    Southampton Space System Engineering course


    Sep 2008 - Nov 2008


    Dynamics and Mathematical Analysis Unit, Control System Division, Electrical Engineering Department, Directorate of Technical and Quality Management (TEC-ECM), ESTEC (ESA)

    Tasks: Development of the Low-Thrust Module in the software package STA (Space Trajectory Analysis).


    Sep 2007 – Dec 2008

    Master degree: Aerospace engineering with ‘cum laude’

    University: Delft University of Technology (T.U. Delft)

    Master thesis: Analytical Representations of Low-Thrust Trajectories.


    Sep 2006 – July 2007

    Master program: Space Engineering in the profile Space Mission Design

    Main courses: Astrodynamics, Mission Geometry and Orbit Design, Precise Orbit Determination and Rocket Motion.


    Sep. 2002 – Nov. 2007:

    Licenciatura (5 years): Aerospace engineering

    Faculty: Instituto Superior Técnico (IST)

    University: Universidade Técnica de Lisboa

    Main courses: Aircraft Performance, Structure, Dynamics and Control; Computational and Structure Mechanics, Thermodynamics and Heat and Mass Transfer. 

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