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Sperry Flight Systems
(now
Honeywell)

Space Systems Division

Phoenix, AZ

Jan 83 - Aug 83. Systems Engineer. In charge of computer controlled end-item acceptance testing for control moment gyros (CMG's).
Jun 81 - Jan 83.  Systems Engineer.  Assigned to systems design group on the NASA Advanced Gimbal System (AGS) for use on the Space Shuttle Orbiter.  Responsible for integration of the AGS with the Orbiter Spacelab and writing ICD's.
Sep 80 - Jan 81.  Lead Engineer on Launch Locks Contract.  Responsible for design of a system of four electromechanical payload clamps for use within Orbiter Spacelab.  Supervised three engineers.
Jan 80 - Sep 80. Subcontract manager for Air Force Pointing System proposal.  Wrote specifications and statements of work to procure Star Tracker, IRU, NSSC II Computer, and Fine Sun Sensor.
Jun 79 - Jan 80.  Performed payload integration study to ensure Annular Suspension Pointing System (a three axis gimbal system with magnetic isolation) compatibility with large facility class payloads.
 
 
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