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Supporting International Space Missions from the Bottom of the World: An Interview with Robin McNeill

March 24, 2021 Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom Episode 26
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Supporting International Space Missions from the Bottom of the World: An Interview with Robin McNeill
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Supporting International Space Missions from the Bottom of the World: An Interview with Robin McNeill
Mar 24, 2021 Episode 26
Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom

An interview with Robin McNeil,  Engineering and Ground segment Manager at Great South where he oversees the space programmes.  Robin is called the "Dish Master" at the Awarua Ground Stations located in Invercargill.  In the past he has worked for Thermo Cell and the International Telecommunications Union. Robin has an honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Canterbury and a  BA in English from Massey University. He is a Fellow of IPENZ (Interprofessional Education NZ), Senior Member of IEEE, and a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

In this interview, we are going to talk about Robin’s career journey and the importance of his ground station work at the bottom of the world in support of international space missions around the globe.

Additional Resources:
Spacecraft Operations by Uhlig, Thomas, Sellmaier, Florian, Schmidhuber, Michael (Eds.)

Hosted by: Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom, Co-Founder, SpaceBase
Music: reCreation by airtone (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons (3.0)

If you like our work, please consider donating to SpaceBase through The Gift Trust or RSF Social Finance (for US charitable donations) and indicate "SpaceBase" gift account.


Show Notes

An interview with Robin McNeil,  Engineering and Ground segment Manager at Great South where he oversees the space programmes.  Robin is called the "Dish Master" at the Awarua Ground Stations located in Invercargill.  In the past he has worked for Thermo Cell and the International Telecommunications Union. Robin has an honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Canterbury and a  BA in English from Massey University. He is a Fellow of IPENZ (Interprofessional Education NZ), Senior Member of IEEE, and a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

In this interview, we are going to talk about Robin’s career journey and the importance of his ground station work at the bottom of the world in support of international space missions around the globe.

Additional Resources:
Spacecraft Operations by Uhlig, Thomas, Sellmaier, Florian, Schmidhuber, Michael (Eds.)

Hosted by: Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom, Co-Founder, SpaceBase
Music: reCreation by airtone (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons (3.0)

If you like our work, please consider donating to SpaceBase through The Gift Trust or RSF Social Finance (for US charitable donations) and indicate "SpaceBase" gift account.