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The Aerospace Corporation 2021 ASTRODYNAMICS ANALYST GRAD INTERN in Colorado Springs, Colorado

In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generationof complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research anddevelopment center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise.Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science andengineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the worldand you personally.The U.S. Space Force is transforming its space enterprise withwarfighting-focused initiatives to maintain U.S. space superiority in the 21stcentury. As an astrodynamics intern, you'll be supporting teams that aredeveloping innovative new missions and capabilities to ensure the U.S. candefend, fight, and win in the space domain.The Aerospace Corporation is seeking an Astrodynamics Analyst Graduate Internfor an internship opportunity locatedinColorado Springs, CO OR El Segundo, CA.The qualified candidate will provide mission design and astrodynamicsanalytical support to government customers as they transform current missionsand invent new capabilities. Emphasis will be in the areas of space domainawareness (SDA), space traffic management (STM), space debris,and constellation coverage and orbit analysis. Customers include HQ U.S. SpaceForce, the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), the Space Securityand Defense Program (SSDP),and others.KEY FUNCTIONSWork closely with Aerospace technical staff to develop and mature analysissoftware tools that are used to conduct a range of modeling, simulation,and analysis in areas such as space mission design, constellation design,orbital maneuvers, orbit estimation, space debris, and space domain awareness.Interact directly with local Aerospace personnel and collaborate withAerospace personnel in other locations.Conduct analyses of system performance and architecture alternatives.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSCurrently enrolled full-time in an accredited program/university pursuing aMaster's, or Ph.D. in Engineering, Mathematics, Science or relateddiscipline with an expected degree competion after Summer 2021.Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Officeapplications (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)Proficiency with one or more of the following programming languages/tools:Python, Matlab, C, C++, FortranThis position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a securityclearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship isrequired to obtain a security clearance.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSExperience with orbit mechanics/astrodynamicsExperience with modeling, simulation, and analysisExperience with object oriented software developmentPrior aerospace or defense related work experienceTranscripts are required for this position.Equal Opportunity CommitmentThe Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Actionemployer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in whichunique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producingsuperior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on thebasis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, andrelated medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, genderidentity or expression, color, religion,genetic information, maritalstatus, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physicaldisability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability statusand any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're anindividual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance usingour online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodationto complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at310.336.5432 or by email at. You can also review The Equal EmploymentOpportunity is the Law andthe supplement, as well as the.The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Actionemployer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in whichunique