Jun 3, 2011

Carmen Felix

Carmen Felix, who participated during the field testing of the lander mock-up in Rio Tinto, Spain is now joining the team as a permanent member. Carmen is an Electronics and Communications Engineer, and holds a Master in Space Science from the International Space University at Strasbourg, France.

Carmen will be collaborating with WLS with testing, and with the communications between the lander and the rover and with the ground station.

Carmen has experience working with companies as aT&T and Texas Instruments in the areas of networking protocols, communications and testing. During 2010, she worked at NASA Ames for 8 months as an intern researcher for the Small Satellite Division, at the Mission Design Center. Her professional experience will be valuable for White Label Space.

Carmen has experience in leadership and management, and she also holds a Radio Amateur Technician License, a Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Developer Certification with a Diploma of Excellence, a CCNA certification and different courses of wireless communication, WiMAX, GSM, GPRS and EDGE.

She likes to help education and young people, and currently she managed to send a group of Mexican high school kids to participate in STEP NASA program as the first foreign participants. She is the National Point of Contact in Mexico for Space Generation Advisory Council for the United Nations, and has been participating in different space conferences and symposiums, as the last two ISU annual symposiums, World Space Congress, Americas Space Conference, conferences of the Mexican Space Agency and many others.


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