Educational guide
IDENTIFYING DATA 2022_23
Subject SATELLITES Code 00710337
Study programme
0710 - GRADO EN INGENIERÍA AEROESPACIAL
Descriptors Credit. Type Year Period
6 Compulsory Fourth First
Language
Castellano
Ingles
Prerequisites
Department ING.MECANICA,INFORMAT.AEROESP.
Coordinador
GONZALO DE GRADO , JESÚS
E-mail jgong@unileon.es
ddomf@unileon.es
Lecturers
GONZALO DE GRADO , JESÚS
DOMINGUEZ FERNANDEZ, DIEGO
Web http://
General description
Tribunales de Revisión
Tribunal titular
Cargo Departamento Profesor
Presidente ESCAPA GARCIA , LUIS ALBERTO
Secretario LOPEZ RODRIGUEZ , DEIBI
Vocal ING.MECANICA,INFORMAT.AEROESP. MARTINEZ PELLITERO , SUSANA
Tribunal suplente
Cargo Departamento Profesor
Presidente ING.MECANICA,INFORMAT.AEROESP. PEREZ GARCIA , HILDE
Secretario ING.MECANICA,INFORMAT.AEROESP. BARREIRO GARCIA , JOAQUIN
Vocal ING.MECANICA,INFORMAT.AEROESP. FERNANDEZ ABIA , ANA ISABEL

Competencias
Code  

Learning aims
Competences
Consistent knowledge, applied to engineering, on the major concepts involved in space mission development
Consistent knowledge, applied to engineering, on the key elements defining the performance of a space mission, as well as their assessment and simulation techniques
Consistent knowledge, applied to engineering, on the major concepts behind the sustainability of space mission business
Consistent knowledge, applied to engineering, on orbital mechanics of natural an artificial space objects
Consistent knowledge, applied to engineering, on the major elements of rocket motors

Contents
Topic Sub-topic
Introduction I. Introduction to space missions, space environment and its dynamics
II. Space programs: the use of space
Space Payloads III. Space payloads: communications
IV. Space payloads: remote sensing
V. Space payloads: navigation
Space platforms VI. Space platforms. Space platforms: characterization and design
VII. Space platforms: onboard
data handling subsystem
VIII. Space platforms: communication subsystem
IX. Space platforms: attitude control subsystem
X. Space platforms: electrical power subsystem
XI. Space platforms: thermal control subsystem
XII. Space platforms: structure and mechanisms subsystem
XIII. Space platforms: propulsion subsystem
Launcher systems XIV. Launcher systems
XV. Available launchers
Ground segment XVI. Ground segment and operations

Planning
Methodologies  ::  Tests
  Class hours Hours outside the classroom Total hours
Personal tuition 1 1.5 2.5
 
PBL (Problem Based Learning) 20 30 50
Presentations / expositions 8 12 20
 
Lecture 28 42 70
 
Mixed tests 3 4.5 7.5
 
(*)The information in the planning table is for guidance only and does not take into account the heterogeneity of the students.

Methodologies
Methodologies   ::  
  Description
Personal tuition Individual tuition, normally on the allocated course work
PBL (Problem Based Learning)
Presentations / expositions
Lecture Work results presented to the class

Personalized attention
 
Personal tuition
Description
Monday and Thursday, from 10:00h to 14:00h and from 16:00h to 19:30h

Assessment
  Description Qualification
PBL (Problem Based Learning) 40%
Presentations / expositions 10%
Mixed tests 50%
 
Other comments and second call

Sources of information
Access to Recommended Bibliography in the Catalog ULE

Basic Andrew Wilson (editor), Jane's space systems and industry, Janes, La más actual
James R. Wertz y Wiley J. Larson (editores), Space Mission Analysis and Design, Space Technology Library, 2000
Jerry Jon Sellers, Understanding Space: An Introduction to Astronautics, Space Technology Series, 2007

Complementary


Recommendations


Subjects that it is recommended to have taken before
AIRFRAME CALCULUS / 00710029