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Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:54:27 +0000
Virgin Galactic plans to perform the next test flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane as soon as Dec. 13, a flight that could be the first by the vehicle to reach at least one definition of space. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:32:51 +0000
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Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:56:03 +0000
With both the current Congress and his political career nearing their ends, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said Dec. 10 he’s continuing to fight to extend operations of the International Space Station through the end of the next decade. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:27:02 +0000
Aerospace CEO Isakowitz: The government traditionally buys a bus, payload and ground segment as a package, he said. That does not give you flexibility to swap out and change pieces. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:32:45 +0000
As NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft enters interstellar space, project officials have high hopes that it and its twin spacecraft will continue to operate for as long as a decade. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:17:23 +0000
Spacecraft manufacturers have complained of stress on their supplier base as operators purchase fewer traditional geostationary satellites. One company in France is bucking that trend, however. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:27:24 +0000
A NASA spacecraft originally built as part of the previous effort to return humans to the moon is now playing a key role in the new effort at human lunar return, including aiding commercial landers. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:50:51 +0000
Planet's employees, customers and investors paint a picture of a company growing steadily while seeking to dramatically expand the market for data captured via satellite. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:15 +0000
Two consulting firms anticipate strong demand for commercial Earth observation products and services in the next decade as satellite constellations offer an increasing array of optical, radar, hyperspectral and video imagery and data. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 12:25:35 +0000
In recent years, there has been a boom of announcements for satellite constellations comprising satellites weighing as little as 3 kilograms to address a growing market of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) via satellite. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 23:03:07 +0000
In an interview, Axelspace Chief Business Development Officer Yasunori Yamazaki, said the funding will enable the company of 65 people to continue building a constellation called AxelGlobe, though the company hasn’t decided on a final size for the constellation. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 22:32:49 +0000
With a two-week extension of the stopgap spending bill funding much of the federal government enacted, the outgoing chairman of the House appropriations subcommittee that funds NASA says he’s hopeful to get a final spending bill approved before that bill expires. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 21:09:10 +0000
China launched its Chang’e-4 moon mission Dec. 7, successfully sending the lander and rover into a lunar transfer orbit ahead of an unprecedented attempt at a landing on the far side of the moon early in the New Year. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 20:17:37 +0000
The new launch date, announced Dec. 7 by customer Iridium Communications, was driven by the additional two weeks SpaceX ended up needing to launch Spaceflight Industries’ “SmallSat Express” dedicated rideshare mission. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:03:51 +0000
While a SpaceX commercial crew test flight might not launch on a date in early January previously announced NASA, both agency and company officials are optimistic the mission will still fly later in the month. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 23:10:23 +0000
During a Q&A session at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit to promote the space industry as an engine of innovation and economic growth, Griffin said he does not know when or how a new military branch will be organized. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:55:50 +0000
Maxar Technologies sold one of satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral’s facilities in Silicon Valley for $70 million, the company announced today. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:34:19 +0000
A test flight in Alaska of a small launch vehicle by a stealthy startup company ended in failure in late November, the FAA has revealed. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:19:28 +0000
President Trump has been insistent that a Space Force should be a completely independent military department. One way to organize the new service would be by establishing a Space Force under a larger Department of the Air and Space Force. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 18:42:11 +0000
British satellite operator Inmarsat announced Dec. 5 it will be the first commercial customer of the next-generation H3 rocket from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan. SpaceNews.com
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    Job Description
    TitleSpacecraft GNC/AOCS Engineer
    Job posted on01/11/2018 (modified on 02/12/2018)
    LocationTokyo
    CountryJapan
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    This job is to perform spacecraft GN&C/AOCS systems design and analysis for ispace’s Lunar lander development. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge base in spacecraft GNC/AOCS system design and analysis. Specific experience on interplanetary probes or in landing on celestial bodies is highly desired. The effort includes all phases from specifications to flight support: Design, analysis, verification and validation in software in the loop, processor in the loop and hardware in the loop test environments, support in the development of operational procedures and operations support.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    Participate in product definition, specification and requirements phases

    Collaborate on architecture design, component selection, including make or buy decisions, with other design and analysis team members.

    Participate in sensors and actuators procurement activities.

    Document requirements and specification.

    Design, simulate, and test guidance, navigation, and control algorithms for spacecraft.

    Validate and verify GN&C flight software through software-in-the-loop, processor-in-the-loop, and hardware-in-the-loop integration campaign.

    Support mission design and lunar landing site selection.

    Support integration, troubleshooting and testing.

     

    Basic Qualifications

    Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent

    Five or more years’ experience in spacecraft GNC/AOCS system design and analysis.

    Experience in procurement, integration and testing of GNC sensors and components.

    Design/operations experience across a range of missions and system elements.

    Strong understanding of first principals in dynamics, orbital mechanics, control systems, estimation, and software development 

    Demonstrated experience with MATLAB/Simulink and C/C++

    Excellent leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills

     

    Preferred Experience

    Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related field.

    Ten or more years’ spacecraft GNC/AOCS design and analysis experience.

    Specific Lander experience including precision landing and obstacle avoidance.

    Specific GNC/AOCS development experience of interplanetary spacecraft.

    Experience with GMAT, STK or similar mission analysis tools.

    Experience with Simulink autocoding.

    Knowledge of lunar topography, target landing site selection and relative navigation.

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    Contact information
    Companyispace, inc.
    Contact nameRecruiting Team
    AddressSumitomo Shibakoen Building 10F, 2-7-17 Shiba, Minato-ku Tokyo
    Minato-ku
    Tokyo
    not applicable
    Japan
    105-0014
    Phone+81-(0)70-3660-4743
    Emailispace-hr@ispace-inc.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.ispace-inc.com


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