Enquiry Form

Existing User?


If you are a returning user enter your email address and postcode to retrieve your details. If you are new to the Catapult, click "I Am A New User" below.

Loading
Catapult Satellite Applications

+44 (0)1235 567999     info@sa.catapult.org.uk     Harwell Campus, OX11 0QR

New Enquiry

Your details

Organisation details

Which event are you interested in?

Which facility are you interested in?

Which package are you interested in?

What business support could the Catapult provide to help your business grow and develop?

Which facilities/equipment within DISC are you most interested in?

More details

Please provide us with some information on the test(s) you are looking to carry out?

More details

Please provide us with some information on the test(s) you are looking to carry out?

More details

Your Enquiry

Your Areas of Interest

Loading
Newsletter Thank You

Thank you

Catapult Satellite Applications

Thank you for signing up to our newsletters.

You can unsubscribe at any time by contacting us at marketing@sa.catapult.org.uk

Thank you

Catapult Satellite Applications

Your request has been processed and you will receive a confirmation email shortly.

If you require immediate assistance, please don't hesitate in calling us on +44 (0)1235 567999.

Error

Catapult Satellite Applications

There was a problem sending your enquiry. Please contact the Catapult team by telephone for assistance.

    Details regarding the processing of your personal data can be found in our privacy policy.

Menu
Catapult Home / Work with Us / Space Placements in Industry
Share this page

Space Placements in Industry

The Space Placements in INdustry scheme (SPIN) has been designed to provide an introductory link for those considering employment in the space sector and space sector organisations looking to find the most talented and enthusiastic people to ensure the future success of their businesses. The scheme is managed by the UK Space Agency and supported by the Satellite Applications Catapult.

The value of practical experience in the workplace has long been recognised to offer benefits to the spintern, providing valuable experience of the work environment and the skills that are crucial to a successful career, and benefits to the sponsor or host organisation who can identify a project that might otherwise not be achievable, carried out with a fresh pair of eyes and perhaps a fresh perspective on their own organisation and possibly provide an informal extended interview of a potential employee.

The scheme has been running since 2013 and continues to grow in popularity.  We always encourage enquiries from potential host organisations who have a short-term project (typically of eight weeks duration), and who would like to offer individuals the opportunity to gain new skills and an insight into their business.

We welcome applications from individuals from all disciplines who are enthusiastic to work in the space sector and are keen to develop new skills, applying and building on the knowledge they’ve acquired in their studies to date.

SPIN Frequently asked questions

2019 projects

Please apply using the form at the bottom of this page.

GaAs Optical Modulators with large Temperature Range for Satellite Communications

Reference: 19/31

Company: aXenic

Location: NetPark Plexus, Sedgefield

Closing date: 17/05/2019

Develop visualisation portals for a Data Cube over Sub-Saharan Africa

Reference: 19/37

Company: Assimila Ltd

Location: Reading Enterprise Centre, Reading, UK

Closing date: 17/05/2019

Laser Single-Event Effects Study for Microelectronics

Reference: 19/12

Company: Cobham RAD Europe Ltd

Location: Harwell Campus, Didcot

Closing date: 29/04/2019

Design, Manufacture and Test of a demo satellite payload

Reference: 19/29

Company: Open Cosmos

Location: Harwell Campus, Didcot

Closing date: 29/04/2019

Orbital Lifetime Estimation for Space Debris

Reference: 19/30

Company: GMV Innovating Solutions

Location: Harwell Campus, Didcot

Closing date: 29/04/2019

Analysis into electrolytic decomposition of Hydroxylammonium nitrate (HAN)/nanoparticle solutions

Reference: 19/27

Company: University of Huddersfield

Location: Huddersfield, UK

Closing date: 30/04/2019

Applications of SUPER-SHARP CubeSat Space Telescopes

Reference: 19/36

Company: Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom

Closing date: 30/04/2019

Analysing numerical simulations of a Mars global climate model

Reference: 19/32

Company: The Open University

Location: The Open University, Milton Keynes

Closing date: 31/05/2019

Characterising the imaging detectors for the Soft X-ray Imager on SMILE

Reference: 19/33

Company: The Open University

Location: The Open University, Milton Keynes

Closing date: 31/05/2019

A faster global climate model for Mars

Reference: 19/34

Company: The Open University

Location: The Open University, Milton Keynes

Closing date: 31/05/2019

Analysis of data collected by the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter mission to Mars

Reference: 19/35

Company: The Open University

Location: The Open University, Milton Keynes

Closing date: 31/05/2019

Apply

Apply now using the form below. If you have any issues or questions, please contact marketing@sa.catapult.org.uk

Fill out my online form.

Previous Placements

Project Title Ref Company Location Closing Date
FPGA/Digital Electronics Team Placement 19/01 Thales Alenia Space Bristol CLOSED
Advanced Concepts Team Placement 19/02 Thales Alenia Space Bristol CLOSED
Assembly Integration and Tests Team Placement 19/03 Thales Alenia Space Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Mechanical/Thermal Team Placement 19/04 Thales Alenia Space Bristol CLOSED
Mission & ACOS Team Placement 19/05 Thales Alenia Space Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Propulsion Engineering Team Placement 19/06 Thales Alenia Space Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Software Engineering Team Placement 19/07 Thales Alenia Space Bristol CLOSED
Systems Engineering Team Placement 19/08 Thales Alenia Space Bristol CLOSED
Nanosatellite Power Systems 19/09 Satellite Applications Catapult Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Illegal Mine Identification using Space and AI technologies 19/10 Satellite Applications Catapult Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Improving Sustainable Agriculture in Uganda: Building an Early Warning Platform 19/11 RHEA Group Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Laser Single-Event Effects Study for Microelectronics 19/12 Cobham RAD Europe Ltd. Harwell Campus, Didcot
Real-Time Earth Observation Feed Development 19/13 Spacetime Development Ltd. Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Space Industry Analysis 19/14 Bryce Space and Technology Limited Harwell Campus, Didcot and/or London, UK CLOSED
Processing Cloud Optimized GeoTiff (COG) with Apache Spark 19/15 Satellite Applications Catapult Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Evaluating the Satellite Earth Observation ‘value add’ in a compute-abundant world: an evaluation of Geospatial Data Analysis Platforms 19/16 Satellite Applications Catapult Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Evaluating the interoperability of Sentinel-1 Analysis Ready Data 19/17 Satellite Applications Catapult Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Further Development of 3D Drone Navigation System 19/18 Satellite Applications Catapult Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Geolocation Specific Historical Archive Clean-Up System 19/19 Satellite Applications Catapult Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Development of Environmental Indicators using Earth Observation Data 19/20 Pixalytics Ltd. Plymouth, UK CLOSED
Habitat assessment from airborne and space-based remote sensing 19/21 2Excel Geo Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire CLOSED
Scoping Automation Potential for EO Data Pipeline 19/22 Omanos Analytics Glasgow, UK CLOSED
AI for Space Robotics 19/23 GMV Innovating Solutions Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
Set up a test Data Cube within a Linux environment 19/24 Deimos Space UK Ltd. Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
A comparison of drone mapping software for image mosaicking 19/25 Deimos Space UK Ltd. Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED
HR Augmented Intelligence 19/26 MeVitae Harwell Campus, Didcot CLOSED

// Sign up for our newsletters

Keep up to date with our latest news, upcoming events and latest opportunities by signing up to our newsletters.