Full-Time

Staff Haven Propulsion/Fluids Systems Analyst

Posted on 5/7/2024

VAST

VAST

51-200 employees

Private space station development for human missions

Hardware

Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
Autodesk CFD
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or equivalent
  • 5+ years experience with CFD software packages in industry: Star-CCM+, Fluent, or equivalent
  • 5+ years experience with thermo-hydraulic analysis software packages in industry: SINDA/FLUINT, GFSSP, or equivalent
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends to support critical mission milestones
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs unassisted
  • Specific certifications, as appropriate
Responsibilities
  • MethaGox Thrust Chamber analysis including CFD modeling of film cooling for different sizes of RCS thrusters
  • Life support system analysis including CFD of air distribution systems and cabin air volumes
  • Planning and participating in test campaigns, and anchoring analysis with test data
  • Creating and reviewing system models of pressure fed systems and associated tank, valve and line sizing for Propulsion, Life Support and Thermal Control Systems
  • Efficiently developing analysis models with commercially available CFD programs
  • Developing and teaching best practices in analysis to other engineers
  • Presenting analysis for NASA or other certification programs

Vast is developing Haven-1, the world's first private space station, designed for extended human spaceflight missions and scientific research opportunities, including lunar artificial gravity. The space station is compatible with SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and offers privacy, internet access, and panoramic views of space.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Long Beach, California

Founded

2021

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

22%

2 year growth

543%