SAIC is seeking a Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Analyst on the OMES II contract in support of the OSAM-1 program in NASA’s Exploration and In-Space Services (NExIS) projects division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. This position is located in Greenbelt, MD.
The OSAM-1 mission is a Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) NExIS managed mission. OSAM-1 is a robotic servicing mission designed to refuel a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite. It contains 3 elements: the Flight Element comprised of the OSAM-1 Servicing Vehicle (RSV) and development testbeds, the Ground Element comprised of the systems required to conduct RSV operations and the supporting networks and facilities, and the Launch Element comprised of the Launch Vehicle and supporting facilities and services. NExIS is responsible for the design, engineering, development, test and operations of the OSAM-1 Mission through an integrated team at GSFC. The Servicing Payload design, development and RSV integration will be conducted at GSFC.
The GNC Analyst will provide Spacecraft dynamics modeling and estimation/control design support for the OSAM-1 Rendezvous and Proximity Operations (RPO) Team. The OSAM-1 RPO subsystem is responsible for developing the algorithms and software for the rendezvous and capturing another vehicle.
Estimation/Control Design includes:
The GNC Analyst will help develop a high fidelity simulation of the OSAM-1 mission that includes all mission phases.
Job duties include:
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: