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  • Monart Pon
    Astronauts Las Vegas, Nevada Facility Who May Apply: Bigelow Aerospace seeks professional astronauts to fill permanent positions. Qualified applicants need to
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 9, 2010
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      Astronauts

      Las Vegas, Nevada Facility

      Who May Apply:

      Bigelow Aerospace seeks professional astronauts to fill permanent positions. Qualified applicants need to have completed a training program from their government or recognized space agency and have at least some flight experience on a recognized space mission. Specialized training and/or experience (ie: Medical, Payload Specialist, EVA, Pilot, etc.) is not a pre-requisite, but is definitely a plus.

      Possible opportunities will come in two areas:

      1) Ground

      * Working with Marketing Team to secure government and cooperate clients.<\LI>
      * Working with Design and Fabrication Teams to help optimize layout of systems for on-orbit serviceability and ergonomics.<\LI>
      * Working with Mission Control Team on final checkout of flight vehicles, both pre and post launch
      * Help Develop Astronaut training programs for Bigelow Aerospace Professional Astronaut Corps as well as Client Astronaut Corps.
      * Work instructing in the Bigelow Astronaut Training Program

      2) Flight

      * Perform as Professional Astronaut aboard Bigelow Aerospace Station Complex
      * Manage all onboard aspects of employee and customer astronaut personal safety
      * Maintain the Station Complex as required (mainly IVA, but some EVA as well)
      * Help clients with payloads or experiments (primarily with regards to integration into station's systems and communications)



      Bigelow Aerospace is a leader in the commercial space complex arena providing a Low Earth Orbital environment and necessary services to cooperate and governmental clients in support of space research and exploration.
      How to Apply:

      Apply online or
      Fax to 702-639-0881

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