Emergent 2016 Graduate Student Summer Internship

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.

Desired Skills:

 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 by March 31, 2015.

By Daniel Wysling

Assistant Director of IT