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Space News

  • Astronauts to patch up NASA's NICER telescope

    NASA is planning to repair NICER (Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer), an X-ray telescope on the International Space Station, during a spacewalk later this year. It will be the fourth science observatory in orbit serviced by astronauts.

  • NASA to hoist its sail: Solar sail mission gets ready for launch

    A NASA mission testing a new way of navigating our solar system is ready to hoist its sail into space—not to catch the wind, but the propulsive power of sunlight. The Advanced Composite Solar Sail System is targeting launch on Tuesday, April 23 (Wednesday, April 24 in New Zealand) aboard a Rocket Lab Electron rocket from the company's Launch Complex 1 on the Mahia Peninsula of New Zealand.

  • NASA's Roman space telescope's 'eyes' pass first vision test

    Engineers at L3Harris Technologies in Rochester, New York, have combined all 10 mirrors for NASA's Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope. Preliminary tests show the newly aligned optics, collectively called the IOA (Imaging Optics Assembly), will direct light into Roman's science instruments extremely precisely. This will yield crisp images of space once the observatory launches.

  • NASA's Dragonfly rotorcraft mission to Saturn's moon Titan confirmed

    NASA has confirmed its Dragonfly rotorcraft mission to Saturn's organic-rich moon Titan. The decision allows the mission to progress to the completion of the final design, followed by the construction and testing of the entire spacecraft and science instruments.

  • The Marshall Star for April 17, 2024

    The Full Experience: NASA, Marshall, and Arkansas Celebrate Total Solar Eclipse By Celine Smith More than 100,000 people from across the world gathered April 8 in Russellville, Arkansas, to witness an astronomical syzygy – the alignment of the Sun, Moon, and Earth – creating a solar eclipse with totality lasting 4 minutes and 12 seconds. […]

Space Industry Jobs

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    ISS and Gateway Operations Engineer (f/m/d)

    Telespazio Germany GmbH · Weßling, BY, Germany

    Who You Are We are looking to strengthen our team with an ISS and Gateway Operations Engineer. This position is within the Payload and Operations Engineering Services, providing support to the ESA Human Infrastructure Operations Team (HRE-OO); formerly ESA ISS Operations Team. This position is full-time and is based...

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    Head of Customer Training

    Surrey Satellite Technology · Guildford, England, United Kingdom

      This is an exciting opportunity to work in a pioneering space company shaping and delivering our customer training programmes, working with customers to realise their space ambitions. Reporting to the Director of Business Development and Sales and working closely with the Head of Export business, this role...

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    Astronomer

    The European Southern Observatory · Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

    The successful candidate will work in the Operations Performance Group within the JAO Department of Science Operations. The JAO Department of Science Operations (DSO) consists of four groups: the Array Operations Group (AOG), the Program Management Group (PMG), the Array and Operations Performance Group (AOPG), and...

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    Array and Operations Performance Group Manager

    The European Southern Observatory · Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

    The successful candidate will work in the Array and Operations Performance Group within the JAO Department of Science Operations. The JAO Department of Science Operations (DSO) consists of four groups: the Array Operations Group (AOG), the Program Management Group (PMG), the Array and Operations Performance Group...

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    Director for Science

    The European Southern Observatory · Garching, BY, Germany

    Reporting directly to the Director General, the Director for Science (DfS) provides the scientific drive of ESO's programme. The DfS is responsible for maintaining a vibrant scientific environment at ESO and coordinates and manages all scientific aspects, including educational ones, of ESO's activities and is...

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    ISS Crew Support Engineer (f/m/d)

    Telespazio Germany GmbH · Cologne, NRW, Germany

    Who You Are We are looking to strengthen our team with an ISS Crew Support Engineer. The primary goal of the Crew Support Team is to facilitate the daily life of the astronauts. In other words, its purpose is to support the assigned astronauts and their families and to minimize the stress and inconveniences...

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    Telescope Instrument Operators

    The European Southern Observatory · La Silla

    The La Silla Observatory is part of the La Silla Paranal Observatory and the main telescopes are 3.6m and NTT with their associated instruments. Additionally, support is given to remote-controlled telescopes as well as hosted telescopes. The Day and Night Operations Support (DNOS) is a group within the La Silla...

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    Winter Students 2024

    The European Southern Observatory · Paranal, Antofagasta, Chile

    The MSE Department of the Paranal Observatory provides technical support to the four VLT 8-m telescopes, to the VLT Interferometer with its auxiliary telescopes and to all instruments available for scientific observations. The telescopes and instruments are complex systems that involve many advanced technologies...

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    Internship: Contracts & Procurement Department

    The European Southern Observatory · Garching, BY, Germany

    Within the Directorate of Administration the Contracts and Procurement Department is responsible for and executes the procurement process. This is done within the framework of the Organisation's policy for awarding contracts for supplies and services as specified in the Financial Rules and Regulations and in the...

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    VN 24/10 Additional Data Services Engineer

    EUMETSAT · Darmstadt, HE, Germany

    This position will be in the Additional Data Services (ADS) Team, within EUMETSAT’s Real-time services and System Operations (RSO) Division, which is in the Operations and Services to Users Department. The ADS Team is responsible for maintaining several important services related to getting critical additional and...