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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?”
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.
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    Job Description
    TitleGround Station System Engineer
    Job posted on12/07/2017
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    SCISYS Deutschland GmbH is an international technology company with subsidiaries in Germany and England. For our business unit SPACE unit in Bochum/Germany we are looking for

    Ground Station System Engineer (m/w)

    Where were you when the Columbus Module was placed at the International Space Station, when the first Galileo Satellite Navigation satellites entered into service or when the Rosetta mission European probe Philae - as the first man-made object ever- landed on a comet? We can tell you where we were: Right in the middle of it.

    As a renowned specialist for space projects SCISYS has supported more than 50 national and international space missions so far. We install and maintain Ground Stations, Receiving and Data Processing Systems for satellite data worldwide. In this context we are looking for a new colleague to support our projects.

    Your Tasks

    Technical planning and documentation of RF front-ends, antennas and ground stations

    Installation, commissioning, acceptance testing and maintenance of ground stations

    System training for customers and users

    Design and test of circuits for the integration of tracking antenna systems

    Site survey and selection of locations of antenna systems

    Preparation, evaluation of tender documents for Ground Stations

    Management of ground station subcontracts within ground system projects

    Your Profile

    Educated to degree level in Electrical Engineering, Communication or an equivalent

    Excellent technical knowledge of antenna systems and ground stations including the measurement technology

    Practical experience in antenna performance measurement e.g. pointing accuracy, G/T etc. (spectrum analyser)

    Good knowledge of OS, Linux and Windows

    Fluent in English

    Organised and structured way of working

    Independent and team oriented

    Flexibility and willing to travel

    Our offer

    An interesting entrance to the sector of space and earth observation

    A job with lots of opportunities for bring in in your own ideas and personality

    A company culture based on team spirit, trust and enthusiasm

    Do you want to meet us?

    Please send your CV and cover letter stating your salary expectation and your earliest possible start date via email to If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Marianne Schulze by phone (+49 0234 9258203) or by e-mail. We are looking forward to hearing from you. Further information about SCISYS and SPACE is available at

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    CompanySCISYS Deutschland GmbH
    Contact nameMarianne Schulze
    AddressBorgmannstr. 2
    Phone+49 0234 9258203
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