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Mon, 22 Jul 2019 00:15:34 +0000
As NASA celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first crewed landing on the moon, the agency released new details about how it will procure launders to enable humans to return to the moon in the 2020s. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 02:53:09 +0000
NASA and the White House used the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing to mark the latest achievement in the development of the Orion spacecraft and reaffirm plans to use it to return humans to the moon by 2024. SpaceNews.com
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 21:27:21 +0000
The SDA is preparing to host its first public meeting with space industry contractors as it tries to reassure skeptics. SpaceNews.com
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0000
Indeed, we were witnessing “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Nevertheless, my maternal grandmother who lived with us and was born in Eastern Europe in 1890, exclaimed, “I don’t believe it and will never believe it.” SpaceNews.com
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 04:01:20 +0000
Fifty years after Apollo 11, we are in a far better position, and so much closer, to return to the moon and send humans to Mars than we ever have been in the past. There are still many technical challenges to overcome, but the biggest challenge remains the political will to do so. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:22:00 +0000
Satellite and rocket hardware provider Ruag Space signed a contract with Firefly Aerospace to provide payload adapters for its small launch vehicles. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:00:29 +0000
During the decades since the cancellation of the Apollo program, some have used the Chinese treasure fleets of the early 1400s as a cautionary tale. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:31:29 +0000
Rocket Lab passed a milestone in the production of its Electron rocket as the company gears up for its next launch and continues work on a new launch facility. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:23:00 +0000
The Connect Bidco consortium told the British government that for at least three years it would keep Inmarsat’s core network operations center and skilled engineering resources in the country once the merger, expected to close late this year, is complete.  SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:18:10 +0000
China carried out the controlled deorbiting of its Tiangong-2 space lab into the South Pacific, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) announced Friday. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:36:28 +0000
Kevin O’Connell, director of the Commerce Department’s Office of Space Commerce, said the repository, called the Unified Data Library, is the first step in the transfer of some space situational awareness responsibilities as requested by the White House last year.  SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:00:53 +0000
The story of the Apollo program, the many heroes in the headlines and those behind-the-scenes, the unprecedented crisis and tragedies that were overcome to fulfill a martyred President’s bold promise, is a story as compelling as any great novel or Greek myth. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:26:17 +0000
NASA has decided to extend the lifetimes of all eight astrophysics missions up for review, from large space telescopes to an instrument on the International Space Station. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:17:32 +0000
The U.K. will invest $34 million in small satellites, will increase support for the Combined Space Operations Center. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:00:44 +0000
History is now repeating itself. President Trump has declared he wants to send astronauts to the moon by 2024 and then Mars by 2033. But, in other words, NASA is saying to Trump the same thing it said to Bush: “You can’t do your program until you do my program.” SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:49:15 +0000
Virgin Galactic’s merger with a publicly-traded investment company is likely a one-off event based on the company and people involved, and not a sign of more fundamental changes in the industry, investors argue. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:39:00 +0000
A half-century after developing the computers that guided the Apollo missions to the moon, Draper is working on technologies that it says can enable new human and robotic missions to the moon in the near future. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:00:47 +0000
Just as we have built on the foundation provided by the Apollo astronauts, the next generation will build on our achievements, and future generations on theirs. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:00:22 +0000
As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first humans to walk on the moon, you might notice we aren’t celebrating it on the moon. Why? SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 02:44:31 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told a Senate committee July 17 that a cost estimate for landing humans on the moon by 2024 likely won’t be ready until the administration submits a budget request next February. SpaceNews.com
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    Job Description
    TitleSolar Orbiter MAG Calibration Engineer
    Job posted on09/07/2019
    LocationLondon
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typeTemp/contract
    Start dateimmediately
    SalaryBetween £36926 and £45547 per year
    Job Description

    Solar Orbiter MAG Calibration Engineer

    £36,926 - £45,547 p.a.

    Job summary

    Are you highly collaborative? Do you have an impressive background in data processing and coding? Does the idea of applying your talents and creativity to the future of space exploration excite you? If so, then this could be the perfect career opportunity for you.

    Duties and responsibilities

    The Space & Atmospheric Physics Group in Imperial College London’s Department of Physics is in search of a Calibration Engineer to become part of the highly successful, multi-disciplinary team.  This unique opportunity will enable you to contribute to magnetic field investigation of the European Space Agency Solar Orbiter Mission to study the Sun due to launch next year.  

    Essential requirements

    A degree in physics, engineering or a closely related discipline, or an equivalent level of research, industrial or commercial experience is essential. It is also essential to have experience in one or more programming languages including Python and/or C++ as well as in writing, testing and maintaining software pipeline or software modules for processing data. An interest in space hardware and in plotting and analysing experimental data is highly desirable, however, we are also interested in hearing from software minded graduates who excel at problem solving and like to be challenged.

    Further information

    This is a full time, fixed-term position for 2 years, with the possibility of extension subject to funding.

    Solar Orbiter - Investigating the sun-close up – Launch 2020

    This career opportunity will suit a motivated individual who would relish working with a small team who have developed instruments that have produced outstanding science on missions such as Cassini, Rosetta and Cluster.

    To apply, visit: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/

    Should you have any queries about the application process please contact the Space and Atmospheric Physics Group Administration office via space.sec@imperial.ac.uk.

    For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

    Closing date: 28 July 2019

    Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion and a Two Ticks Employer. The Department of Physics is also an IoP JUNO Champion and Athena SWAN Silver Award Winner.

    Web Pagehttps://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/description/NAT00491/solar-orbiter-mag-calibration-engineer
    Contact information
    CompanyImperial College London
    Contact nameHuman Resources
    AddressLondon
    not applicable
    United Kingdom
    Emailspace.sec@imperial.ac.uk
    Web Pagehttps://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/description/NAT00491/solar-orbiter-mag-calibration-engineer


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