ASEN 5148 - Spacecraft Design Course uri icon



  • Integrates the design elements and fundamental analyses necessary to complete the conceptual (Phase A) design of an unmanned spacecraft. Lecture and discussion explore mission design, propulsion, power, structure, thermal, attitude control, communication, command, and data handling and attitude control systems. The role of project management and systems engineering are examined. Resource estimating and lessons learned in satellite programs are reviewed.


  • Kubitschek, Daniel  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022
  • Landin, Brett L  
    Secondary Instructor - Spring 2019