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Fri, 24 May 2019 12:46:52 +0000
In the days since the May 3 release of the Air Force’s formal call for proposals for the National Security Space Launch Phase 2 Launch Service Procurement, new squabbles have arisen as bidders scrutinize the final solicitation for anything that might tilt the competition in a rival’s favor. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 24 May 2019 11:22:58 +0000
A former space industry executive who joined NASA to guide its revamped lunar exploration strategy has left the agency after just a month and a half. SpaceNews.com
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Thu, 23 May 2019 23:01:45 +0000
The SASC bill makes the commander of Air Force Space Command also the commander of the U.S. Space Force for the first year. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 23 May 2019 22:38:44 +0000
As is often the case with procurement reforms Congress imposes on DoD, the devil is in the implementation. And lawmakers now worry that DoD may be overusing Section 804 in programs where skipping tests and reviews could be problematic. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 23 May 2019 22:38:05 +0000
Is it time for the Navy to turn over the Mobile User Objective System to the Air Force? The House Appropriations Committee is calling on the leaders of the services to consider such a move. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 23 May 2019 22:23:07 +0000
Ground stations in Ohio and Oregon mark the first two of a planned 12 stations spread out globally to enable communication with satellites, allowing operators to downlink data such as imagery and weather. The stations also enable operators to control their satellites. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 23 May 2019 18:47:56 +0000
NASA has selected Maxar Technologies to develop the first element of its lunar Gateway, the Power and Propulsion Element, for launch in late 2022. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 23 May 2019 12:39:30 +0000
A Long March 4C rocket carrying the Yaogan-33 reconnaissance satellite failed following its May 23 liftoff, Chinese state-run media confirmed. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 23 May 2019 12:13:45 +0000
The NewSpace sector is expected to grow from a $350 billion global industry in 2018 to a trillion dollar one by 2040, according to a Morgan Stanley report. Given these forecasts it is not clear how the market will expand, will there be more mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, initial coin offerings or just companies remaining private? SpaceNews.com
Thu, 23 May 2019 05:54:43 +0000
NOAA’s Satellite and Information Service is requesting nearly $17.3 million in 2020 funding for a series of initiatives to explore the potential contributions of new data partnerships, small satellites and advanced technologies. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 22 May 2019 22:43:02 +0000
Olis Robotics is working to demonstrate the application of its autonomy software for NASA, the Air Force and others space customers to support internal and external space servicing, assembly, manufacturing and operational concepts,” said Blaine Levedahl, Olis Robotics’ U.S. government programs director. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 22 May 2019 22:03:03 +0000
Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman and United Launch Alliance have filed 'motions to intervene' in the lawsuit filed by SpaceX against the U.S. government SpaceNews.com
Wed, 22 May 2019 21:40:16 +0000
With congressional funding and industry support, nuclear thermal propulsion technology is making progress for potential use on future NASA deep space missions, although how it fits into the agency’s exploration architectures remains uncertain. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 22 May 2019 21:04:29 +0000
Hawkeye 360, a company flying a constellation of small satellites to map radio frequency signals, announced a partnership May 22 with Windward, a company focused on maritime risks, to offer customers insights on the maritime environment. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 22 May 2019 20:30:41 +0000
Although NASA’s Mars Laser Communications Demonstration never flew, the project proceeded far enough to establish a price for terminals to relay data for the Mars Telecommunications Orbiter: $90 million. SpaceNews.com
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    Job Description
    TitleFlight Dynamics Operations Engineer
    Job code008
    Job posted on15/05/2019
    LocationDarmstadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin a month
    Job Description

    Position Reference:    008

    You will have the opportunity to provide engineering support with a focus on Test and Validation for Science Missions. The main activities will be related to JUICE mission. 

    Tasks and Activities
    The scope of work will include:
    •    Test and Validation:
    •    Execution of and support to operational tasks
    •    Validation of operational Flight Dynamics products, such as command parameter sets, reports, event predictions and acquisition data before delivery to FCT and other users)
    •    Flight Dynamics Application Layer:
    •    Maintenance of elements of the Flight Dynamics Application Layer
    •    Flight Dynamics System Development:
    •    Specification of modifications, enhancements and additions to existing software elements
    •    Implementation of modifications, enhancements and additions to existing software elements
    •    Installation of modifications, enhancements and additions to existing software elements on operational platform(s)- design, coordination and implementation of tests
    •    Participation in tests
    •    Set-up procedures
    •    Flight Dynamics (Sub-)System  configuration
    •    Coordination of internal and external interfaces and activities across subsystems 
    •    General Flight Dynamics operations engineering activities

    Skills and Experience
    The following skills and experience are mandatory:
    •    You have a University degree in a relevant engineering field, astronomy, mathematics or physics
    •    You are able to apply your knowledge to develop solutions to technical  (mathematical and dynamical) problems in cooperation with customers and other experts
    •    You are able to define, implement, validate and operate software which applies the above solutions (using e.g. Unix and/or Linux scripting languages, Fortran 77 and/or 95, C++)
    •    You are willing to take operational responsibility in multi-discipline teams
    •    You are fluent in English, both in speech and writing
    •    You are able coordinate and interact with other service providers in operations and other fields.
    •    You are able to work independently
    The following skills would be highly desirable: 
    •    You are familiar with the ESOC environment
    •    You have experience with Flight Dynamics operations engineering tasks
    •    You have experience dealing with external interfaces
    •    You have experience with Oracle/Solaris and/or Linux, network services and protocols, and system administration
    •    You are able to multi-task efficiently; working on multiple activities, multiple subsystems and if applicable multiple missions simultaneously.


    How to Apply
    Looking to take your career to the next level? Interested applicants should submit their CV and Cover Letter to RHEA’s Recruitment team at careers@rheagroup.com no later than 12/06/2019.
    Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above.

    About RHEA Group
    RHEA Group is a leading engineering consultancy firm with demonstrated expertise in space, system- and secure software solutions.
    We attract skilled engineers, scientists and management professionals; and offer a range of exciting career paths working alongside clients such as the European Space Agency, the European GNSS Agency, EUMETSAT and NATO.
     

    Web Pagehttp://www.rheagroup.com/
    Contact information
    CompanyRHEA Group
    Contact nameVanessa Lewis
    AddressAvenue Einstein 8
    Wavre
    Belgium
    BE 1300
    Phone+32 10 487 250
    Fax+32 10 452 507
    Emailcareers@rheagroup.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.rheagroup.com/


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