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Job posted by Fundació Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (04/08/2014 15.12)

Marie Curie Actions funded job vacancy Experienced Researcher for Missions to Phobos

Please note that the job is no longer active!

One Experienced Researcher (ER) vacancy (one year) at GMV

Foreseen inicial date: 01/09/2014

Main tasks:
Investigate orbits/trajectories around Phobos in Mars-Phobos-SC restricted 3-body problem
Investigate stability of orbits around Phobos (e.g. Quasi-Satellite Orbits)
Investigate flyability of orbits (navigation constraints and errors, manoeuvre execution errors)
Design (optimize) transfers and descent trajectories on Phobos
Investigate optimal guidance and control techniques for different descent phases (body-fixed hovering, orbit maintenance, descent & landing), considering different propulsion systems (high, medium, low thrust)
Required and valuable knowledge:
Orbital mechanics
Trajectory mission design and optimization
Missions to small bodies
Programming in Matlab/Simulink
Spacecraft closed-loop simulators

Nr of positions available : 1

Research Fields

Mathematics

Career Stage

Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)

Research Profile

Established Researcher (R3)


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Other job details
Job ID

33945412

Status

Negotiable

Country

SPAIN

Type of Contract

Temporary

Company/Institute

GMV

State/Province

Madrid

EU Research Framework Programme
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

FP7/People - Marie Curie Actions

Project's Marie Curie Grant Agreement Number

PITN - GA-2011-289240 - ASTRONET II

Company/Institute
GMV

Small Medium Enterprise

- Madrid
SPAIN
email jesusgil@gmv.comhttp://www.ieec.cat/astronet2

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