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United Launch Alliance plans to increase its activities in the commercial launch market using both the current Atlas and future Vulcan rockets, while acknowledging that the U.S. government will remain its major customer for the foreseeable future.
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Satellite manufacturers say they are trying to protect their component suppliers from the drought of commercial telecom spacecraft that threatens to put such companies out of business.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:34:12 +0000
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry: "We will not relax our effort on space reforms. This topic is just too important.”
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 23:24:56 +0000
WASHINGTON — The Air Force on Wednesday awarded two major launch contracts to SpaceX and United Launch Alliance. Under the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, SpaceX received a $290 million firm-fixed-price contract for three GPS 3 missions. ULA was awarded a $351 million firm-fixed-price deal for Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-8 and AFSPC-12 satellites […]
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:32:25 +0000
Despite uncertainty about who will lead the agency after the end of April, NASA's current acting administrator says he expects little change in the agency's activities in the near future.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:14:02 +0000
The downward trend of satellite capacity pricing, brought about largely by the increase in more powerful high-throughput satellites, has prices trending between 35 and 60 percent lower than where they were two years ago, according to Northern Sky Research.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:06:37 +0000
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    Job Description
    TitleGround Stations Operations Engineer (GEO)
    Job codeDED-SC-3172
    Job posted on05/08/2016
    Contract typeAny
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    HE Space is a successful international space company. For over 30 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Ground Stations Operations Engineer (GEO) to support our customer in Germany.

    Ground Stations Operations Engineer (GEO)


    Key Tasks and Responsibilities               

    As part of the Real-Time Services and System Operations Division, you will have the following responsibilities:


    Long-term planning and short-term scheduling of the operational usage of the ground stations to support both the needs of the Flight Operations Division (FLO) and Ground Stations engineering team;

    Interface with project teams for the implementation of system upgrades to support major operations projects and major activities;

    Interfacing with the ground stations maintenance teams and industry representatives to ensure optimised performance by the ground stations, including participating in the definition, specification and implementation of any changes;

    Planning and co-ordination of upgrades, repairs and evolutions with the engineering teams and FLO division and organising the validation of these upgrades, repairs and evolutions with the Controller Teams

    Organising the validation of these upgrades, repairs and evolutions with the Controller Teams;

    Definition and maintenance of ground station operations procedures and operations guides;

    Maintaining operational ground stations databases;

    Investigation into anomalies, their documentation, classification and correction/mitigation, participation in associated Anomaly Review Boards;

    Provision of training, through production and presentation of written materials, practical demonstrations and presentations, to other members of the Operations Department.

    Skills & Experience

    You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

    At least five years’ experience in ground stations TT&C operations in support of multiple Geostationary (GEO) and/or Low Earth Orbit (LEO) spacecraft;

    At least five years’ experience in a real-time 24/7 spacecraft operations environment, ideally in an earth observation environment;

    Excellent interpersonal and co-ordination skills;

    Major upgrades or evolutions of operational ground stations;

    Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

    This job is located in Darmstadt. We welcome applicants who are available from January 2017 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

    If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send us your CV together with a letter of motivation (both in English and in Word) to Ms Corrina Scheepmaker at, quoting job DED-3173 before 22-Sep-16.

    An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!


    Please note: Due to work permit requirements for this position, please apply only if you are citizen of a European Union state or if you are eligible to obtain a work permit for Germany.


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    CompanyHE Space Operations BV
    Contact nameCorrina Scheepmaker
    AddressHuygensstraat 44
    2201 DK
    Phone+31 71 341 7500
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