Karanjeet Singh, MSS 2007

Karanjeet is currently employed as a Navigation and Control Systems engineer at MDA Space Systems. in the controls and simulation department where he deals with the simulation of the robotic Canada arms and the newly sent Dextre Robot to the International Space Station. He has previously worked on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST-a NASA project), at COM DEV in Cambridge, Ontario, doing stress engineering on a part being developed there for the JWST. He has worked for the NASA-Glenn Research Center in the ion propulsion department with NEXT (NASA’s Evolutionary Xenon Thruster) doing plasma diagnostics of the thrusters (part of the internship from the International Space University). He also worked at DECA Aviation Engineering, Toronto as a Project Engineer.

Karanjeet graduated from the International Space University, with a degree in Masters of Space Studies. He also has a bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering from Ryerson University. His undergraduate thesis was on the design and construction of the arcjet thruster(Electric Propulsion). Karanjeet's annual team project was called the “Full moon” at the International Space University. It basically dealt with the transportation and delivery of the lunar propellants on-surface on the moon.