Internship within Spacecraft Attitude Control - Airbus - Friedrichshafen - Wizbii

Internship within Spacecraft Attitude Control

  • Durch Airbus
  • Praktikum
  • Friedrichshafen (Deutschland)
  • Luftfahrt / Mechanik

Job description

Internship within Spacecraft Attitude Control

Airbus Defence and Space Friedrichshafen (ex Astrium SL)

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

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

Are you looking for an internship? Would you like to discover the work of attitude control? Then apply now! We look forward to you joining us as an intern (m/f) at Airbus Defence and Space in Friedrichshafen (35 hours/week, flexi-time).

Location: Friedrichshafen
Start: November / December
Duration: 6 months

In spacecraft attitude control, the initial acquisition and safe mode control plays a crucial role for the mission's safety. The challenges of safe mode control are to guarantee high reliability and robustness while the available on-board information is limited and uncertain.
The objective of this work is to establish a profound understanding about both state-of-the-art as well as future opportunities of attitude control strategies based on vector measurements only.

Seeked profile

Tasks & accountabilities

Your exciting tasks:

·  Review literature on attitude control based on vector measurements
·  Review and extend existing strategies, analyze stability and performance
·  Investigate the opportunity of full attitude estimation based on vector measurements

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Required skills

You offer:

·  Enrolled student within Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Cybernetics or any Engineering Study Field with a major focus on Control
·  Very good level in Control Theory, in particular good knowledge of Nonlinear Systems and Dynamics as well as Estimation and Filtering
·  Good skills in Matlab and Simulink
·  Languages: English is mandatory
·  German would be an asset

You are a good team player, have excellent communication skills, and are able to work independently.
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About Airbus

Constructeur aéronautique, Airbus est aujourd’hui le leader mondial de la construction d’avions de ligne. Créé à la fin des années 1960 avec le projet A300, lancé à l’initiative de plusieurs pays européens, il fabrique des avions de 100 places (A318) à plus de 500 places (A380). Il appartient au groupe EADS, renommé « Airbus Group » en 2014, et présent sur 170 sites dans le monde. 6000 avions Airbus sont aujourd’hui en exploitation, avec une volonté du constructeur aéronautique de mettre l’accent sur la réduction de l’empreinte carbone (réduction de la quantité de CO2 produite par avion).

Airbus, dont le siège est situé près de Toulouse, compte 59 000 employés dans le monde et 15 sites principaux situés en France, Allemagne, Espagne et Royaume-Uni (ainsi que d’autres sites aux Etats-Unis, en Chine, au Moyen-Orient et au Japon).

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