Internship/Propellant stage retraction guidance (m/f)

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Internship/Propellant stage retraction guidance (m/f)

Internship/Propellant stage retraction guidance (m/f)

Airbus Safran Launchers Les Mureaux

A 50–50 joint venture established by Airbus Group and Safran, Airbus Safran Launchers brings together all the expertise and assets of these two industry leaders in the fields of civil and military launch vehicles.
Its combination of a unique technological and industrial heritage and the dynamism of a truly passionate workforce is what makes Airbus Safran Launchers what it is today – the world leader in access to space with big ambitions.
With agility embedded right across its business, Airbus Safran Launchers can offer its customers particularly innovative, competitive solutions, striving to boost European space industry to the highest level and guarantee independent access to space.

Airbus Group is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2015, the Group - comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters - generated revenues of € 64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Airbus Safran Launchers (Les Mureaux) is looking for an intern for a 6-month internship.

The purpose of your internship is to study the retraction (vertical landing) of a launcher propellant stage in terms of guidance.
Previous studies have defined the guidance algorithmic principles used to perform this type of mission, with an initial feasibility study of a Lander type vehicle.

This internship will start on 3rd April 2017 (subject to some flexibility).

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Tasks & accountabilities

Your main tasks will include:

·  Adapting the simulation tool and potentially the guidance and control principles to the launcher which has a specific propulsion architecture,
·  Implement primary guidance with the purpose of defining, in flight, the nominal characteristics of the return flight path which will be supplied to the guidance.

Required skills

You are in the final year of engineering school or in the 2nd year of a Master's degree or in the 5th year of university, specialising in Engineering/General Engineering.

Ideally, you have some experience in this field.

You have the following skills:

·  Knowledge of flight mechanics and space mechanics,
·  Knowledge of automatic controls,
·  Knowledge of the Matlab tool and Unix environment.

You are a good team player and have excellent interpersonal skills.

English: advanced level,
French: fluent.

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