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Space Engineering

Space Engineering Program


Start Date: 10th July



Start Date: 2nd Oct


At the end of the course you will receive a Certificate of Space Engineering.


Space Engineering is the branch of Engineering which addresses the main elements of Space and Ground technologies, in all the phases of the full mission life-cycle. Mission definition, integration, verification and validation activities, launch preparation and routine operations. 

Space engineering encompasses both automated technologies and engineers studies and solutions, anomalies management and new applications.

The course will also address the telecommunication aspect of a space mission, data dissemination, monitoring and control.  

The lecturers are the main strength of the Program: you have the opportunity to learn about Space Engineering directly from our pool of lecturers selected from the Forbes U30 and from Space Industries


Why Choose our Space Engineering Program?

  • 96% of the Students finds a job in the Space Sector with a certification in Space Engineering

  • More than 100000 People are employed as Aerospace Engineers

  • iSpace School approach is different from traditional universities: education aimed directly at the professional sphere

  • Lecturers: You have the opportunity to learn from our pool of Professors selected from the Forbes U30 list and from the Space Industries.

  • Get certified by a Business School in the Space Sector.

  • 11% Creation of a new business/ Startup



The Space Engineering Programme is structured to provide participants with the tools to learn about Space Engineering, find a job in this sector and create new businesses.

The duration of the Program is of 12 Weeks: with Lecturers from the Space Industries and Forbes U30 explaining the key elements of Space Engineering.

Intakes:  January, April, July, October

Length of the Program: 12 Weeks

Modes of Attendance: Online

Classes: Weekly, on Saturdays, between 18:00 and 20:00 CEST 

Language: English

Tuition Fee:  1200 Euros

Next Intakes Start Dates: July FULL - 2nd October


At the end of the Master you will be awarded 36 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.

Program Details:

Module 1: Space System Engineering

- System Operations Engineering and Engineers

- End-to-End Operations

- Overall structure of the Space Systems

- Mission Control Centres


Module 2: Satellites 


- Elements of a Satellite

- Spin stabilized vs. 3-axis stabilized satellites

- Satellites applications

- Assembly, integration and testing

Module 3: Spacecraft Orbital Dynamics and Control


- Elements of Orbital Dynamics

- Flight Dynamics

- Maneuvers: Routine, Collision Avoidance and Disposal

- Attitude and Orbit Control Sub-system (AOCS)

Module 4: Satellite Communications, Dissemination, Monitoring and Control


- Satellite Communications

- Ground Stations

- Dissemination Mechanisms

- Monitoring and Controlling Space and Ground Segments.

Module 5: Launchers and Propulsion Systems


- Launch Sites

- Launchers Vehicles

- Reusable rockets

​- Structures and Performances

- Solid and Liquid Propellant Engines

- Electric Propulsion

Module 6: Space Project Management


- Main elements of Project Management

- ECSS Standards, 

- TRL Scale,

- Mission Lifecycle: from Phases 0 to Phase F

- Quality Processes

- Anomaly assessment, Risk assessment and mitigation

- Mission Operations Key Documents

- Operations Preparation Documents

- Internal and External Interfaces


Start Date: 10th July



Start Date: 2nd Oct