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The future of space situational awareness will increasingly rely on governments and companies sharing data that can be used to improve knowledge of space objects and create more accurate warnings of close approaches.
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:12:12 +0000
The launch of a Japanese cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station has been rescheduled for Sept. 23 after a launch pad fire scrubbed the original launch attempt earlier this month.
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With satellite operators doing a poor job complying with guidelines to deorbit their satellites, incentives or even regulation may be inevitable to address concerns about orbital debris and satellite collisions.
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The new contract includes support services for the Space Rapid Capabilities Office and the Space Development Agency.
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Intelsat filed a lawsuit in the New York Supreme Court alleging OneWeb Ltd. and its largest investor SoftBank Group Corp. breached contracts, committed fraud and conspired to steal confidential and proprietary information.
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 01:45:46 +0000
A retired NOAA geostationary weather satellite is being handed over to the U.S. Air Force to fill in a gap in the service’s forecasting requirements.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 23:45:01 +0000
As both the number of satellites and the number of potential collisions grow, government and industry officials say they need to improve the ways satellite operators coordinate maneuvers.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 20:50:24 +0000
Countries to consider science payload contributions to respective Luna-26 and Chang’e-7 spacecraft and establish a joint data center for lunar and deep space exploration.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:14:05 +0000
Members of a House committee expressed skepticism about NASA’s reliance on commercial launch vehicles to carry out human lunar landings by 2024 rather than an upgraded version of the Space Launch System.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 03:55:14 +0000
It is possible to build improved space traffic management approaches to ensure safe operations in space, a panel of experts in the field said Sept. 18, but it will require more transparency among satellite operators.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 01:14:29 +0000
HawkEye 360 has selected the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies Space Flight Laboratory to build its next generation of satellites to fly in formation and pinpoint the origin of radio frequency signals.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:52:56 +0000
A House version of a stopgap spending bill does not include any special provisions for NASA, which threatens to delay work on lunar landers needed for the agency to achieve its goal of returning astronauts to the moon by 2024.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:21:14 +0000
Lt. Gen. John Thompson: “I will categorically state that there is absolutely no bias against the commercial providers in the source selection process."
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:54:48 +0000
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Wed, 18 Sep 2019 21:08:48 +0000
Thompson: A major concern is a misconception that the Space Force will set national space policy.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:38:38 +0000
Xenesis, a laser communications startup, plans to conduct a space-based demonstration of its Xen-Hub Optical Communications terminal in 2021 on Bartolomeo, the Airbus Defense and Space external research platform on the International Space Station.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:47:04 +0000
ESA needs to succeed with two upcoming parachute tests or will see the ExoMars 2020 landing mission slip to 2022.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:40:19 +0000
Inmarsat’s acquisition by Bidco passed a review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:18:24 +0000
While traditionally we talk about solar flares, anomalies and space debris, increasingly risks in space include cyber risks that have repercussions on the ground.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:14:08 +0000
A group of satellite operators and other organizations have banded together to endorse a set of best practices intended to improve space safety, including measures to minimize the risk of collisions in orbit.
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    TitleSystem Architect
    Job codeJ0819-1045
    Job posted on16/08/2019 (modified on 30/08/2019)
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    CGI has more than 40 years of experience in delivering complex, mission-critical space systems. Working with civilian space agencies, such as the European Space Agency (ESA), as well as space and ground segment systems companies, we have a proud heritage of successful project delivery and services across the space domain. 

    We are seeking to expand our team and are looking for system-level Architects to work on existing and new projects in the ground segment domain. 

    Location: for projects based out of our Darmstadt office. Some working on our clients’ sites may be required. 

    Main responsibilities: 
    • Work both independently and as part of teams to deliver solutions for our clients 
    • Be responsible for aspects of system-level architecture and design for software components within satellite ground segment systems 
    • Act as a technical lead and design authority for development teams 
    • Create, review and understand user requirements and trace these to software requirements and test cases 
    • Design and review complex system architectures 
    • Manage change; review change requests and engage with development teams and customers to accept, clarify or implement changes 
    • Be client-facing; act as an interface to internal and external project stakeholders and represent the software systems under your responsibility 
    • Write and review technical documentation relating to system design 

    Required qualifications: 
    • Experience in system level design of large complex software systems 
    • Very good knowledge and understanding of UML and/or other software modelling frameworks 
    • Very good knowledge and extensive experience in the development of software, preferably in Java, for complex systems utilising rigorous quality measures 
    • Good to very good Knowledge of satellite/spacecraft Mission Control Systems and Ground Segment, including their basic tasks, principles and components 
    • Extensive experience in the utilization of software development tooling including proficiency in version control systems, static and dynamic code analysis tools, issue tracking tools and software development IDEs: for example Git, Jira, SonarQube, Eclipse etc 
    • Excellent communication skills 
    • Fluency in both written and verbal English 
    • Passion for Space and defining complex systems 

    Desired qualifications: 
    • Existing knowledge of industry wide solutions such as EGS-CC and SCOS-2000 
    • Knowledge of space-related standards, for example ECSS, PUS, CCSDS 
    • Team leading experience 

    CGI encourages all its employees to take an active part in the direction of the business and offers an attractive benefits package including a share-purchasing plan, employee bonus scheme, flexible working hours, company car scheme and childcare support. We are committed to a sustainable future and as such offer free local public transport to our Darmstadt members. 

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    CompanyCGI Deutschland Ltd. & Co. KG
    Contact nameAsha Parmar
    AddressRheinstr. 95
    Phone+49 6151 3686 0216
    EmailPlease Apply Online
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