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AERO 446. Introduction to Space Systems. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: ME 212; EE 201 and EE 251; and AERO 353.

Basic satellite types and their applications. Major subsystems of a satellite system including ground support and launch systems. Interactions between subsystems and their effects on the overall system design. Detailed analysis of key subsystems on a spacecraft with special emphasis on power and communications subsystems. 4 lectures.