INTERNSHIP SUMMER 2023 – LUNAR SURFACE SYSTEMS

Company Details

Astrobotic Technology, Inc. is a space robotics company that seeks to make space accessible to the world.  

Astrobotic Technology, Inc. is a space robotics company that seeks to make space accessible to the world. The company’s suite of lunar landers delivers payloads to the Moon for companies, governments, universities, non-profits, and individuals. The company is also developing advanced space robotics capabilities such as terrain relative navigation, mobile robotics for lunar surface operations, and reliable computing systems for mission-critical applications. Originally spun out of Carnegie Mellon University in 2007 by William “Red” Whittaker, Astrobotic is pioneering affordable planetary access that promises to spark a new era of exploration, science, tourism, resource utilization, and mining. Astrobotic is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Astrobotic was selected by NASA in May 2019 for a $79.5 million contract to deliver a suite of NASA instruments to the Moon. This mission will see the Peregrine lunar lander return America to the Moon with 22 payloads representing 5 countries.

In June 2020, Astrobotic was selected for a $199.5 million contract to deliver the NASA VIPER rover to the lunar south pole onboard the Griffin lunar lander. This mission will enable NASA’s objective to map water ice on the lunar surface, which in turn supports NASA’s plans for crewed missions in 2024. As part of Astrobotic’s Planetary Landers Team, you will literally be creating history as we define the benchmark for commercial delivery of payloads to the Moon and beyond. 

Astrobotic’s Lunar Surfaces Systems group is looking for full time intern candidates willing to take on large research projects requiring a high level of innovation. We’re developing cutting-edge solutions for computing, navigation, and planetary surface robotics, and will provide a collaborative working environment with high expectations and exciting work opportunities.

This position is temporary and anticipated to start in mid-May 2023 and end in mid-August 2023.

 

Applicants should have demonstrated interest and aptitude in one or more of the following areas:

  • Robotics
  • Electrical Engineering (Design and Testing)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Design and Analysis)
  • Software Engineering ( General embedded software engineering)

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. 

Astrobotic Technology, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. 

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request

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