May 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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AES 3610 - Elements of Spacecraft Design I

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): AES 3600 and Junior Standing or Permission of Instructor

Description: Introduces students to spacecraft operational perspectives and system components. This includes a focus on System Engineering and Orbital Mechanics. Additional topics areas discussed with spacecraft design is propulsion, attitude control, power systems, thermal control, command and data system, telecommunication, and structures. The operational aspect of acquiring and monitoring a spacecraft will be covered through lecture and laboratory exercises.

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