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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:06:41 +0000
Relativity, the startup company developing small launch vehicles using additive manufacturing technologies, announced March 21 an agreement with NASA’s Stennis Space Center to take over one of its test stands.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:20:38 +0000
President Trump's riff on creating a military space force captured the public’s imagination, spawning memes and jokes about starship ninjas gearing up to fight the nation’s wars in space.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:05:37 +0000
The Japanese government, working with private ventures, announced plans March 20 to establish a nearly billion-dollar fund to support the development of space startups in the country.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:24:13 +0000
An Alaskan spaceport will host the first launch of a rocket developed by a stealthy startup company as soon as next week, spaceport officials confirmed March 20.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:40:50 +0000
A decision on a new launch date for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, and announcement of any potential breach of its $8 billion cost cap, could come next week, an agency official said March 20.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:20:11 +0000
A letter signed by more than 60 House members calls on the Senate to advance the stalled nomination of fellow congressman Jim Bridenstine to be NASA administrator.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:29:38 +0000
Citing recent reforms that provide more time to orbit a new satellite constellation, satellite broadband-startup OneWeb asked U.S. telecom regulators to nearly triple the size of its authorized low-Earth-orbit constellation.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:53:36 +0000
Citing progress in producing plutonium-238, NASA will allow scientists proposing missions for an upcoming planetary science competition to use nuclear power sources.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 04:30:11 +0000
Seeking to return a borrowed satellite as soon as possible, Israeli fleet operator Spacecom is very close to purchasing a new satellite dubbed Amos-8, a company official said March 14.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:49:42 +0000
For the space-based infrared SBIRS satellites 5 and 6, the Air Force says the per-unit cost went down 12 percent — from $1.9 billion to $1.6 billion.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:39:02 +0000
Companies that are developing small launch vehicles or who provide rideshare launch services say they expect new Chinese launch vehicles to drive down launch prices, raising concerns among some of unfair competition.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:26:31 +0000
Pentagon official: “There are new threats that the industrial base needs to support. So what does this mean in terms of production capacity?”
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:56:55 +0000
Loral Space and Communications wants to move ahead with a “strategic transaction” involving fleet operator Telesat that may spark a legal fight with Telesat’s other major shareholder, a Canadian pension fund.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:49:52 +0000
To prevent collisions in space, nations with advanced orbital monitoring abilities need to share data with each other. Russia, being skilled in space situational awareness (SSA), should be part of the global effort to protect the space environment, experts said March 15 at the Satellite 2018 conference here.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:48:13 +0000
In its budget proposal for the coming year, the U.S. Air Force is trying to send the same message to foreign adversaries and critics at home: the service definitely is not underestimating threats the United States and its allies face in space.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:57:04 +0000
Assistant Secretary of Defense Kenneth Rapuano: “The president is very interested in ensuring that the department is best organized and equipped to achieve our vital missions in space."
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:17:02 +0000
The hand-wringing continues at the Pentagon over how to respond to Chinese and Russian missile advances.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:18:23 +0000
With a stopgap spending bill set to expire in just over a week, House and Senate appropriators are continuing to negotiate provisions of an omnibus bill, including funding levels for some NASA programs.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:22:31 +0000
Broadband megaconstellations are expensive propositions, with SpaceX’s Starlink constellation expected to cost $10 billion or more, and OneWeb expecting to spend $3 billion. The actual cost could ultimately be higher.
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    Job Description
    TitleSoftware Systems Engineer
    Job codeRT-C/TEC-302
    Job posted on27/05/2016
    Contract typeAny
    Start datewithin 2 months
    Job Description

    *    Specific Tasks

    The Contractor will be assigned to the System Modelling and Functional Verification section in the Software Systems Division, Systems, Software and In-Orbit Demonstration Department, Directorate of Technical and Quality Management.
    The initial task will be performed for the Galileo Ground Mission Segment Engineering & Element Section, Ground Mission Segment Division, Ground Segment Department, Galileo Project Office.
    After appropriate familiarisation, the position encompasses the responsibility for the Operability Chain based on MUCF, MSF,
    GACF and VTP. The position is supported by the respective Technical Officers for the MUCF, MSF, and GACF. 
    Responsibilities and duties include in particular: 
    • Ensuring the engineering, development, deployment, verification and validation of Galileo Operability Chain functions (MUCF, MSF, VTP, GACF) in the areas of monitoring & control of Galileo assets, archiving, real-time and off-line mission monitoring, mission uplink and control, mission support, training and maintenance. 
    • Ensuring the definition of interfaces and data formats for the data exchange of the Galileo Operability Chain Facilities. 
    • Assessment of the overall GMS operability and integrated logistic support (ILS) aspects of the GMS functions including the verification of the related operational procedures. 
    • Assessment of operational improvements provided by the GMS operators, coordination of discussion and agreement with GMS operators and GMS industrial partners as part of regular GMS-OPS Working Group meetings and organization of MMI workshops. 
    • Supporting the definition of Galileo GMS IVQ Plan in the area of the Operability Chain Facilities; ensuring follow-up and monitoring of Industry AIV activities and participation to formal verification activities 
    • Contribution to the preparation of ESA Procurement documents, evaluation of offers, negotiations and management of resulting contracts for all topics related to GMS Operability Chain elements. 
    • Contribution to all GMS Segment and System reviews and meetings for all topics related to GMS Operability Chain elements. 
    • Preparing, supporting and follow-up the procurements actions and industry contracts with regard to the implementation of the VTP. 
    • Supporting the engineering, development, deployment, verification and validation of VTP. 
    • Support to Operations related to operability and ILS aspects, eg. spares management, training organization, etc. 
    • Contribution to the GMS overall Engineering activities (Requirements Engineering, Change Management and Baseline evolutions, Assessments of RFD/RFWs, HW/SW COTS, obsolescence management, etc.) 
    • Support to the introduction of a new State-of-the-Art hardware infrastructure (virtualized platform, data-centric design, etc,) 

    *     Specific Competence Requirements


     The candidate shall have practical experience of working in Ground Segment and system verification. 
    • University degree (Master's) in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent. 
    • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team within the boundaries of assigned tasks and a stringent schedule; 
    • Extensive understanding of Galileo Operations; 
    • Good understanding of Ground Segment engineering, in particular for functional chains 
    • Experience in Ground Segment Integration and verification; 
    • Proficient in the English language (spoken and written).
    Ability to travel to the operational centres premises frequently and to act as on-site support where appropriate during the facilities test campaigns. 

    Contact information
    CompanyVITROCISET Belgium Sprl
    Contact nameMassimiliano Mazza
    AddressRue Devant les Hêtres,2
    Phone+32 61 23 00 04
    Fax+32 61 23 02 69
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