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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:39:52 +0000
The 2018 defense appropriation may be the one and only chance for Congress to add $600 million for two new satellites given how large of an increase the Pentagon is getting — $61 billion more than last year’s funding.
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:28:33 +0000
Spanish startup Zero 2 Infinity will use a 3D-printed combustions chamber for the engines it is developing to power its Bloostar balloon-assisted orbital rocket.
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:09:09 +0000
A final fiscal year 2018 omnibus spending bill released March 21 fully funds two key weather satellite programs at NOAA while increasing funding for future weather satellites and space weather efforts.
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:00:22 +0000
A final fiscal year 2018 spending bill released by House and Senate appropriators March 21 would give NASA more than $20.7 billion, far above the administration’s original request.
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?”
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    TitleGalileo Ground Segment Support Engineer
    Job code003-17
    Job posted on03/03/2017
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 2 months
    Job Description

    Vitrociset Belgium, a Vitrociset Group company, can claim almost 30 years of experience in the field of space operations & engineering activities, starting in 1982 with the European Space Agency.

    Today Vitrociset Belgium is the Corporate Group's "center of gravity" for the Space activities in central Europe.  

    With the headquarter located in Belgium and permanent offices presence close to ESA's centers ESOC (D), ESTEC (NL) and ESAC (SP), the company offers you major opportunities at its many sites abroad, an international environment and assignment to prestigious clients (ESA, ESO, CNES, EUMETSAT, ASTRIUM).

    Please send your application for this role to Ms. Roxana Sasu at:

    Deadline: 10.03.2017

    Key Responsibilities:

    The selected candidate shall work as integrated support to the Galileo Control Segment Procurement office in ESTEC and report to the ESA Technical Manager.

    The initial focus of the work shall be on support to the phase B of the GAL Second Generation (G2G) and support to aspects of security in GAL data systems.

    The responsibilities of this post include:


    (a) Participating in Segment reviews and Element reviews when required.


    (b) Follow up of design activities at segment level (architecture, performances, common services) when required by the ESA Technical Manager, with special focus on the GCS Security functions.


    (c) Contribution to Segment change request production and review.


    (e) Contribution of Request For Deviation and waivers assessment.


    (d) Follow up the Cyber Security topics, ensuring a timely resolution of the vulnerabilities found.


    Provide support to the GCS AIV team as required, with respect to:


    The post holder shall provide expert support to the FOC2 Procurement process as per his area of responsibility.


    The post holder shall provide expert support to the preparation of the G2G Phase B ITT preparation, to the evaluation of contractor proposals and to the different Phase B reviews and activities, as per his area of responsibility.



    University degree or equivalent education in Computer Science, Electric or Electronic Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Telecommunications Engineering;

    Good knowledge of applicable ECSS standards (ECSS-E-10-03A, ECSS-E-10-02A) as well as Galileo applicable standards (GSWS)

    Good knowledge of the Galileo system design, Galileo Control Segment design and of satellite control infrastructures (e.g. ESOC, DLR, Eumetsat, etc.);

    Practical experience on the procurement area.

    Practical experience in development, integration, verification and testing of satellite monitoring and control infrastructure.

    Demonstrable experience on Security aspects.

    A proven experience of working with commercial/industrial organisations is required. Experience related to developments in the Galileo project will be considered an asset.


    The work location is in ESTEC, the candidate will be required to travel to the Galileo Control Centres located in Munich and in Fucino.

    The start date will be the 1st of April with a minimum duration of 24 months.

    The successful candidate must be in possession of, or eligible to, a personnel security clearance by his national security administration.


    Please be advised that by submitting your CV or other content to us, you agree to the administration, processing and storage of any personal data for the purposes of recruitment processes. The agreement covers the processing of personal data by Vitrociset Belgium even after finishing the recruitment process to submit further proposals for employment and may be revoked at any time.

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    Contact information
    CompanyVITROCISET Belgium Sprl
    Contact nameRoxana Sasu
    Phone+32 61 23 00 04
    Fax+32 61 23 02 69
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