Courses

ESE 160. Space Science and Engineering: Theory and Applications*

This course is an introduction to the challenges involved in designing spacecraft for observation of Earth and exploration of other planets. Topics covered include basic atmospheric and planetary science, key principles of remote sensing, telemetry, orbital transfer theory, propulsion and launch system design, and thermal and power management.

Notes: ESE 160 is also offered as EPS 160. Students may not take both for credit. Undergraduate engineering students should enroll in ESE 160.

Professor: 

Professor: 

Season: 

Fall

Days: 

M
W

Time: 

10:30-11:45

Course ID: 

160957

Subject Area: 

Earth and Planetary Sciences
Environmental Science and Engineering

Research Areas: 

  • [Course titles in brackets] indicate that the course is not scheduled to be taught during the 2018-2019 academic year, but may be offered in an alternate year.
  • An asterisk (*) before a course number indicates that a student must obtain the instructor's permission in order to enroll in the course.

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