Spacecraft Systems Design and Engineering

Venue: Hyatt Regency Long Beach

Location: Long Beach, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 21, 2003 End Date/Time: Sep 22, 2003
Early Registration Date: Aug 23, 2003
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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.