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Aerospace Engineering (AERO)

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

AERO 4842 [0.5 credit]

Space Mission Design

Space mission elements. System view of spacecraft. Requirements definition. Space mission geometry. Orbit selection. Space environment and its effect on spacecraft design. Launch vehicle design and selection. Mission operations. Space systems design examples.
Precludes additional credit for AERO 4802.
Prerequisite: AERO 3841.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorials or laboratories one hour per week.

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