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Space Technology and Instrumentations

Space Technology and Instrumentations


Start Date: 10th July



Start Date: 8th Jan


At the end of the course you will receive a Certificate of Space Technology and Instrumentations


Space Technology and Instrumentations is the subset of skills related to Space Engineering which addresses the main elements of Space Technologies and the Instruments used in a Space Mission. The first part of the Program focuses on the generic elements of the Satellites architecture, telecommunication, Launchers and Propulsion systems. The second part focuses on the instruments and their characteristics on board the space missions, describing examples from real missions. 

Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning with Space examples will be explained at the end of the Program.


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


Why Choose our Space Technology and Instrumentations Program?

  • 96% of the Students finds a job in the Space Sector with a certification in Space Engineering, Technology and Instrumentations. 

  • 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 Technology and Instrumentation Program is structured to provide participants with the tools to learn about the topic, 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 - 8th January


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

Program Details:

Module 1: Spacecraft Systems

- Satellites systems

- Architecture of a Satellite

- Satellites applications

- Spin stabilized vs. 3-axis stabilized satellites

- Space Segment

- Assembly, integration and testing


Module 2: Space Communications 


- Means of Communications between the Space and Ground Segment

- Elements of a Ground Station

- Data Distribution

- Monitoring and Controlling Space and Ground Segments.

Module 3: Space Propulsion 


- Launch Sites

- Launchers Vehicles

- Reusable rockets

​- Structures and Performances

- Solid and Liquid Propellant Engines

- Electric Propulsion

Module 4: Space Instruments Part-1


- Classification of Space Instruments 

- Instruments Operations from Earth

- Orbits and Instruments

- Space Environment

- Instruments Data

- Data collection

- Data transmission

Module 5: Space Instruments Part-2


- Instruments Sensors

- Passive vs. Active Sensors

- Imaging vs. Sounding

- Instrument Products and levels

- Image Processing

- Examples of Instruments from flying missions

Module 6: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Space


- Introduction to  Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

- Deep learning and Neural Network

- Feedforward and Feedback Logic

- Importance of A.I. and M.L. in the Space Sector 

- Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the Space Sector

- Challenges of using A.I. and M.L. in Space

- Scalable Autonomy


Start Date: 10th July



Start Date: 8th Jan

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