Job Title: Graduate Research Summer Intern
Period of Performance: Summer 2015 (10 weeks);
Job Location: Greenbelt, MD
Job Description: Perform trajectory analysis for a lunar CubeSat mission. Design Earth-Moon transfer trajectories and long-duration lunar orbits. Perform trade studies and Monte Carlo analysis. Generate delta-V budget.
Minimum Requirements: B.S. in science, engineering or applied mathematics. Undergraduate/graduate coursework in orbit mechanics. Knowledgeable about transfer trajectories, advanced orbit dynamics, and nonlinear optimization methods. U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Experience with STK/Astrogator, General Mission Analysis Tool (GMAT), Copernicus or other trajectory design & optimization software
Knowledge of trajectory optimization techniques
Knowledge of low thrust trajectories
Qualified resumes should be sent to email@example.com by March 31, 2015.