Space Flight Dynamics Engineer

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The key person will support the flight dynamics operations in the following activities:

Pre-launch Development

  • Studies for the operational FD software
  • Mission Planning Support
  • Orbit Determination
  • Trajectory Optimisation
  • ACS Command Generation
  • ACS Calibration
  • Auxiliary Data and Experimenters Support

Operational Support

  • Studies and Mission Analysis
  • Critical Mission Planning Support (LEOP and Interplanetary Phases)

Science Missions: Manoeuvre

Earth Observation: Orbit

  • Interplanetary Orbit Determination
  • Interplanetary Trajectory Optimisation
  • Routine Mission Planning Support
  • AOCS Command Generation
  • Actuators and Control Systems Calibration
  • Attitude Determination and O/B Systems Monitoring and Verification
  • Optical Sensors Calibration
  • Auxiliary Data Generation
  • Test, Simulations and Training
  • Evaluation and Reporting


Mandatory skills:

  • University degree in engineering, mathematics, physics or equivalent
  • Sound knowledge of Flight Dynamics, orbit and attitude dynamics
  • Good understanding of celestial mechanics, spacecraft flight dynamics and s/w programming
  • Experience with Flight Dynamics software tools and procedures
  • Experience with SUN/Solaris, FORTRAN, C++, MATLAB and UNIX operating System
  • Familiarity with Flight Dynamics operations (operational experience) would be an advantage.
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