Pubblicato su stage4eu il: 16/07/2020 Space Applications Services, Internship/Thesis - ICE Cubes Payload Engineering

Space Applications Services
Huygensstraat 34, Noordwijk, Paesi Bassi
Almeno 5 mesi. Inizio: febbraio 2021 
Posti disponibili Non specificato
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Duties for technical internships typically include support to the Team in a selection of the following:

  • Design and development of electro-/mechanical and processing systems for Experiment Cubes (in particular of further versions of the EduCube)
  • System and subsystem trade-off, designing, prototyping, prototype de-bugging, functional verification and optimisation
  • Design and breadboarding of prototypes in the context of the ICE Cubes-related studies (e.g. RF, AI, bio-printing, cell cultures incubator, bioreactor, etc.)
  • Research, design and development of novel systems for low-cost payloads on the ISS (internal, external) and beyond (LEO CubeSats, Lunar Gateway, moon lander, etc.)
  • Payload systems engineering tasks and conduction of Concurrent Design sessions
  • Creating visualisation of concepts in 2D, 3D.
Requisiti principali:
  • Enrolment in the third year (or higher) in one of the following fields of studies: Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Software) or Science (Biology, Fluids, Physics), 3D visualisation/simulation, or similar

Depending on the Thesis’ / Internship’s scope of work, a selection of the following is desirable:

  • Hands-on experience (university/professional projects/DIY) in avionics, electrical, mechanical, and/or electromechanical prototyping
  • CAD design skills, 3D renderings (e.g. Blender, FreeCAD, SolidWorks) and conceptual illustration, 3D printing
  • Basic knowledge of international spaceflight programmes
  • Experience with USRP and/or AI systems, programming languages (e.g. C++, Python, Matlab), Labview or embedded electronics for prototyping (e.g. Raspberry Pi, Arduino)
  • At ease with and interested in technical, scientific and space engineering aspects.

The successful intern will have the following skills

  • Strength to cope with schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to:
    • Adhere to strict standards of confidentiality
    • Synthesise, summarise and draw conclusions
    • Work in distributed international teams
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

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