Meaning : Flight dynamics officer
Category : Aerospace
Sub Category : Satellites
What does FIDO mean or stand for ?
Flight Dynamics officers or FIDO work in space agency mission control rooms like that of NASA.Nowadays with Amazon,Facebook,Virgin and Spacex all joining in the space race,private commercial entities who launch rockets and satellites with payloads into orbit also hire FIDOs.
Their main jobs are to operate systems that set the telemetries,flight paths and control navigation as well as avoid collisions with other space debris.It is a highly skilled and technical position.they are in charge of missions worth billions of dollars and even a small human error can cause the mission to fail.