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Introduction to satellite technology 7.5 Credits

Introduktion till satellitteknik
Second cycle, R7022R
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2016 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Space Engineering
Subject group (SCB)
Space Technology

Entry requirements

Basic physics and mathematics courses

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim
Aim of the course is to provide an introduction into satellite technique. After finishing the course the student is expected to:
  • Understand the satellites and spacecrafts sub-systems and their relationship with respect to each other and with respect to the aim of the space mission.
  • provide a deeper analysis for at least one selected space project
  • Show the capability to compare different missions and the ability to analyse how the payload and the missions goal affect the design of the platform.

Satellite subsystems, orbis and orbit elements. Fields of applications and payloads for satellites and other spacecraft.

Lessons and labs. obligatory elements can be part of the course

Written exam and project work

Anita Enmark

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2015 Sp 1
Not yet desided.

Course offered by
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering

0001Written exam5.0G U 3 4 5
0002Project work2.5U G#

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by Jonny Johansson, HUL SRT 16 Feb 2015

Last revised
by Jonny Johansson, HUL SRT 15 Feb 2016