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Tucked into the details of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act that President Trump signed into law Dec. 12 is a long overdue recognition of the first American astronauts who were lost in service to their country while practicing for a mission. SpaceNews.com
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President Donald Trump signed an order Dec. 11 formally directing NASA to send humans back to the moon, but provided no information on schedules or budgets for such an initiative. SpaceNews.com
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President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign his administration’s first space policy directive in a White House ceremony Dec. 11, one that may formally direct NASA to send humans back to the moon. SpaceNews.com
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China Great Wall Industry Corp. launched Algeria’s first telecommunications satellite, Alcomsat-1, aboard a Long March 3B rocket at 11:40 a.m. Eastern to geostationary transfer orbit, the Algerian press agency APS said today. SpaceNews.com
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An airspace closure notice published by the Federal Aviation Administration Dec. 9 suggests Blue Origin is preparing to resume test flights of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle after a hiatus of more than a year. SpaceNews.com
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More than a year after suffering significant damage in a Falcon 9 explosion, a Florida launch pad is ready to return to service, incorporating improvements that will allow a higher flight rate. SpaceNews.com
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If the U.S. Federal Communications Commission wants a more accurate database of C-band satellite dishes, it should make the process of registering those dishes less expensive and time-consuming, fleet operator SES said Dec. 6. SpaceNews.com
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The U.K. plans to become a haven for space startups from all over the world as it aims to grow its space industry to control 10 percent of the global market by 2030. SpaceNews.com
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Gen. John "Jay" Raymond said the reorganization laid out in the NDAA will help to set the conditions for the United States to get ahead of its enemies in space. SpaceNews.com
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The protracted budget stalemate is bad news for the Air Force’s 2018 space investment budget. SpaceNews.com
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NASA will provide an updated launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope early next year, even as some warn that the mission might face further delays. SpaceNews.com
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    Job Description
    TitleColumbus System & Payload Engineer
    Job codeH-ENG-04-04
    Job posted on18/11/2016
    LocationNoordwijk
    CountryNetherlands
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    • Specific Tasks
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    • Contribution to the Performance Reviews of the Industrial Operator Team (IOT)
    • Support to Columbus operations and engineering feasibility assessments
    • Support the execution of payload operations in ISS increments.
    • Participate in the establishment of strategy and policy for long-term operations and maintenance for the ESA payload flight systems
    • Engineering integration and logistics coordination for P/Ls (Payloads) and experiments
    • Implement the Columbus systems and Payloads Engineering Operations and Maintenance Services and any interagency agreements for sustaining engineering of jointly operated facilities
    • Support the implementation of ESA operations support contracts
    • Coordinate and interact with other service providers in operations and other fields, like Columbus and Payloads enhancement and procurement division
    • Support the increment integration activities and participate and represent ESA engineering and logistics as required on the increment integration and payload mission readiness meetings
    • Oversee engineering integration of payloads
    • Oversee coordination between ESA and NASA or other International Partners for Thermal Control System (TCS) / Environmental Control Sub System (ECLSS) and payloads jointly operated
    • Manage and coordinate with the Product Assurance the Material Review Boards (MRB) process as needed to support the resolution and recovery of failures (inputs and summaries)
    • Troubleshooting of on-board system or P/L issues including MRB participation
    • Participate in the ECB process representing ESA as required
    • Interface with the industrial System or Payload Engineering Managers as required for the implementation of engineering and maintenance function including monitoring of the industrial activities required for the repair and upgrades of the hardware
    • Interaction with industrial operations engineering teams to manage the respective engineering work packages
    • Evaluate and implement spare procurement and change requests
    • Participate in the Design and Acceptance Review Process of the assigned European ISS elements, enhancements and experiments
    • Contribute to the contractual transition for projects that have completed the development phase
    • Manage the transfer and integration of the new infrastructure elements including the Engineering Data Base from the developers to the exploitation documentation database
    • Familiarise with new infrastructure elements and processes as applicable
    • Coordinate periodical expert centre meetings and teleconferences to control activities and services
    • Provide operations engineering support/expertise to projects in the C/D phase, with the goal to establish the operations engineering and maintenance concepts .
    • Review and assess Experiment Science Requirements (ESRs) for engineering integration and maintenance aspects.

    Specific Competence Requirements
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    • Several years of experience in the design and verification of Operations related systems and products for the International Space Station programme
     

    Contact information
    CompanyVITROCISET Belgium Sprl
    Contact nameLjiljana Petkov
    AddressRue Devant les Hêtres,2
    TRANSINNE (SOUTH OF BELGIUM)
    Belgium
    6890
    Phone+32 61 23 00 04
    Fax+32 61 23 02 69
    Emailjobs@vitrocisetbelgium.com;l.petkov@vitrocisetbelgium.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.vitrocisetbelgium.com


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