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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 22:31:04 +0000
The Air Force's share of the Defense Department's $12.5 billion national security space budget is $11.4 billion.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 22:03:48 +0000
A Belgian court reversed approval for Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network in the country after fleet operator Viasat challenged the legality of its authorization.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:55:11 +0000
The European Space Agency is revising its e.Deorbit program to look for synergies between the mission and satellite servicing vehicles.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:32:51 +0000
Congress expects to receive from Hyten in June a “warfighting concept of operations” for space. One of the topics will be how to prepare the military for space operations.
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.
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    Job Description
    TitleSpacecraft Software Lead Engineer
    Job posted on22/11/2016 (modified on 05/02/2018)
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    This position will lead the software development efforts for ispace’s lunar lander development. ispace is a leading micro-robotics Japanese company with a subsidiary in the United States and another planned in Europe. ispace’s Hakuto rover won the Google XPRIZE mobility milestone award and is a leading contender for the $20M Grand Prize.  ispace’s lunar lander is its next step towards prospecting for, mining and utilizing lunar resources to expand human presence in space.


    The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge in flight and ground software/firmware development and spacecraft avionics systems engineering and design. The effort includes all phases in design, from defining software architecture, to implementation and test of software, to support of spacecraft operations during simulated and real missions, in collaboration on a daily basis with other team members and with the hardware counterparts. Prior experience with high reliability designs (for example in aerospace, medical or automotive industries) is a must.


    Key Responsibilities

    Lead a small team of software developers and testers

    Define software architecture

    Develop and enforce coding standards, configuration and build management

    Support design and coding of spacecraft flight software

    Develop and control software test verification strategy

    Support system-level integration, troubleshooting and testing

    Support flight operations activities


    Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent

    Several years’ experience designing and coding

    A first experience in software architecture definition

    Knowledge of best practices, coding standards, defensive programming, etc.

    Experience with software configuration management processes and tools

    Proficiency in high-level structured programming languages (e.g. C, C++)

    Experience with real-time software programming and operating systems for embedded systems (RTEMS, VxWorks, etc.)

    Experience with hardware interfaces and communication protocols (I2C, SPI, RS-485, CAN, UART, SpaceWire, etc.)

    Proficiency in embedded hardware platforms with strong resource constraints


    Preferred Experience

    Master’s degree or higher

    Aerospace experience

    Experience with specific spacecraft subsystem software components (GNC/AOCS, propulsion, power, thermal, TT&C/communications, etc.)

    Experience in Agile software development

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    Companyispace, inc.
    AddressIikurakatamachi Annex 6F, 3-1-6 Azabudai
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