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Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:16:13 +0000
The full House is unlikely to make major changes in NASA funding when it takes up an appropriations bill this week, but members will seek changes for two other agencies involved in space issues. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:36:35 +0000
RBC Signals, a startup creating a global network of satellite ground stations, aggressively pursuing and beginning to win government business, Ron Faith, RBC Signals president and chief operating officer, told SpaceNews. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:50:58 +0000
Kinéis, a subsidiary formed last year by French maritime company CLS, has taken over operation of the Argos hosted payload system, and finalized manufacturing agreements for a constellation of 25 small satellites for Internet of Things connectivity. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:33:31 +0000
Senators are taking a new approach to winning passage of a commercial space bill, offering it as an amendment to a defense authorization bill. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:46:03 +0000
A new report warns of China’s stealth investments in U.S space companies and the country’s coordinated public-private efforts to dominate markets. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:39:29 +0000
Trump’s recent tweet will only sow confusion and complicate the already herculean task of building a permanent, manned American presence in the space beyond Earth orb SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:03:17 +0000
Saturn Satellite Networks will build satellites ranging from 600 kilograms to 1,700 kilograms, and already has a customer order, Tom Choi, Saturn’s executive chairman, told SpaceNews. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:00:03 +0000
Peraton CEO and chairman Stu Shea said the acquisition of Solers will strengthen the company's national security space portfolio. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:56:39 +0000
NASA will issue a formal call for proposals later this summer for cargo transportation services for its lunar Gateway, seeking to model that effort on the space station’s commercial cargo program. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:27:52 +0000
RUAG Space offers high-performance, reliable products for launch vehicles and satellites, offering engineering, design and production. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:39:37 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine plans to meet with international counterparts in Paris this week to discuss cooperation on the agency’s Artemis lunar program, but says those discussions are still in their early stages. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:12 +0000
The buzzword in military space these days is “proliferated LEO,” which is Pentagon-speak for large numbers of small satellites in low Earth orbit. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 10:53:06 +0000
Smith so far has not been happy with the Air Force’s response to his concerns about the launch program. SpaceNews.com
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 19:39:13 +0000
A NASA mission to a metallic asteroid has passed a major review, but questions remain about its ability to remain on budget and schedule. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 20:16:00 +0000
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission defended the use of spectrum for 5G wireless services while a key senator called for a hearing on potential interference such services could have with space-based weather observations. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:53:19 +0000
NASA has laid out a rough plan for what it now calls the Artemis program, including what needs to be built — SLS and Orion, a “minimal” Gateway and lunar landers — and how it can come together in time for a 2024 landing. What the agency has been less forthcoming about, though, is how much it will cost. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:24:06 +0000
As astrophysicists prepare to begin their next decadal survey, other scientists and members of Congress endorsed the overall process even as they suggested some changes. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:24:16 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said in a television interview June 13 that it will cost the agency an additional $20 billion to $30 billion to return humans to the moon, the first range of costs given by the agency for the program. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:19:45 +0000
The amended language retained two key provisions that help SpaceX and Blue Origin, and removed two others that were opposed by ULA. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:56:45 +0000
Small launch vehicle Vector has hired a new chief financial officer who previously held similar positions at Blue Origin and Sierra Nevada Corporation. SpaceNews.com
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    Job Description
    TitleFlight Dynamics Software Engineer
    Job posted on12/04/2019
    LocationDarmstadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    SCISYS Deutschland GmbH in its Engineering Service business provides professional engineering and consultancy services supporting space programmes and missions. Our team is composed of university graduates and experienced professionals, comprising some of the most knowledgeable and dedicated engineers across Europe. Our services cover the whole life cycle of space programmes from early concepts to operations.

    Our Space Division provides a dynamic, supportive and friendly atmosphere in which you are encouraged to lead with initiative. Moreover, we actively manage your professional development, training and career progression.

    We are looking for a Flight Dynamics Software Engineer who will play a crucial role in the design and development of Flight Dynamics software in various Space projects, such as our PLENITER® Orbit suite. The successful candidate will work in our Darmstadt office in the Flight Dynamics Team.

    Responsibilities

    Conceptual design implementation and validation of operational flight dynamics algorithms (e.g. trajectory optimisation, collision avoidance, orbit determination, orbit propagation, attitude modelling, etc.)

    Software architecture and functional design

    Technical consultancy for several ongoing space projects

    Participation in the proposals for upcoming mission opportunities

    Direct reporting to the Flight Dynamics Team leader

    Skills and Experience

    The successful candidate shall have:

    A university degree in aerospace engineering, mathematics, physics or equivalent

    A solid knowledge of spacecraft flight dynamics and celestial mechanics

    3+ years of relevant experience in design, development and validation of flight-dynamics related software

    Experience in object-oriented programming

    Capability to learn different software and scripting languages

    Analytical and structured mindset (i.e. capable of analysing and solving complex problems)

    Capability to work independently and under time pressure

    Proactive and team-working attitude

    Fluency in English

    The following skills would be of advantage:

    Proficiency in Java, C++, Python

    Familiarity with flight dynamics operations (operational experience)

    Experience with flight dynamics software tools

    Knowledge in the field of spacecraft Guidance, Navigation & Control

    Experience with other programming languages

    Join us

    With SCISYS you get the chance to take responsibility for your own and varied professional activities, while there is always room for producing new ideas and contributing your personality.

    Get to know a corporate culture where team spirit, trust and dedication are the core values

    Short decision paths, flexible working hours and a good reconciliation of work and everyday life are a matter of course for us.

    To apply for this vacancy please visit: https://careers.scisys.de/de/jobs 

    Web Pagehttps://scisys.de/space
    Contact information
    CompanySCISYS Deutschland GmbH
    Contact nameKiri Wood / Karin Vetter
    AddressEuropaplatz 4
    Darmstadt
    Germany
    64293
    Phone0049 6151 4285350
    Emailrecruiting@scisys.de
    Web Pagehttp://www.scisys.de/space


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