Checking date: 24/04/2017

Course: 2017/2018

Space systems design
Study: Master in Aeronautical Engineering (296)

Coordinating teacher: MERINO MARTINEZ, MARIO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Bioengineering and Aerospace Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
Description of contents: programme
Learning activities and methodology
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 25
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 75
Basic Bibliography
  • P. Fortescue. Spacecraft systems engineering. Wiley. 2011
Additional Bibliography
  • D.A. Vallado. Fundamentals of Astrodynamics and Applications. Microcosm Press. 2013
  • G.P. Sutton. Rocket Propulsion Elements. Wiley. 2010
  • M.D Griffin. Space Vehicle Design. AIAA Education Series. 2004
  • P. Fortescue. Spacecraft systems engineering. Wiley. 2011
  • V.L. Pisacane. The Space Environment and Its Effects on Space Systems. AIAA Education Series. 2008
  • V.L. Pisacane. Fundamentals of Space Systems. Oxford University Press. 2005
  • Wertz/Everett/Puschell. Space Mission Engineering, The New SMAD. Microcosm Press. 2011

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.

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