Spacecraft Systems Design and Engineering

Venue: Reston

Location: Reston, Virginia, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 16, 2002 End Date/Time: Sep 19, 2002
Registration Date: Sep 16, 2002
Early Registration Date: Aug 19, 2002
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The course presents a top-level review of the major technologies involved in spacecraft design and discusses them in the context of the overall spacecraft system. Particular attention is paid to interactions between subsystems and the tradeoffs caused by conflicting requirements. The course discusses the space environment and its impact on design. Mission design and integration and test are discussed. The theoretical discussions are bolstered with actual experiences on real spacecraft.