Research Thesis (BSc/MSc) in Space Engineering

Intern / Student, Full-time · Germany (Brunswick)

Your mission
You will be contributing to the first-ever Collision Avoidance and Coordination Framework using best-in-class technologies and tools. With this, you are given the opportunity to explore new platform features in the context of academic research projects with leading SSA experts.
Your tasks and responsibilities
We have a variety of topics in which you can contribute. Some of them are:
  • Orbit determination
  • Covariance realism
  • Atmospheric modelling
  • Risk assessment
Your profile
Must haves:  
  • Possibility to relocate to Brunswick from whithin the EEA with a valid working permit.
  • Enrolled student (BSc or MSc) in a study program related to Space Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of orbital mechanics
  • Exceptional academic track record.
  • Independent working style. 
  • English intermediate (at least B2).

Nice to have:  
  • Proven analytical thinking through past research projects. 
  • Programming experience in Fortran,Python and/or Java.
Why us?
  • With a flat hierarchy and small working groups, you define your own way of work including flexible work hours.
  • Gain practical experience and theoretical knowledge by working together with leading SSA experts of Europe.
  • Perks such as free drinks in the office.
  • Regular after-work activities like laser tag, dinner, chess, bouldering, or a simple beer. 
About us
The space environment is affecting our everyday lives on Earth. With the ever-growing rates of space activities and objects in orbit, we need to secure the sustainable and responsible use of outer space. As experts in the field of Space Surveillance and Tracking, Space Traffic and Space Debris Management, we guarantee unerring accuracy in risk prediction. Safe and secure satellite operations are a necessity for all. This is why we have made those our biggest priority. We are committed to creating pioneering, best-in-class products along with seamless ground segment integration. 
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