International Training Course on Small Satellite Missions

Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)

Co-organisers: 

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC)

Venue City: 

Dehradun

Venue: 

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun

Training Target Audience: 

The course is aimed for decision makers, senior space technologists, managers, researchers and professionals in the fields of space technology. Others that will find the course very useful include academic institutions, space agencies, and institutions responsible for regional capacity building in the use of space based technology.

Language of event: 

English

In small satellites, payloads with a mass of just a few kilograms, are able to perform measurements that were done with tens of kilograms a few years ago. The fast and cheap development of microsatellites also makes them a suitable platform for technology evaluation and provides opportunities to test new systems in space with low cost, less risk and short time. Over the last few years, with ISRO’s support and guidance, some of the Indian Universities have made their own satellites which were launched by ISRO. To share this expertise in the area of small satellite missions of 100 kg class or below, CSSTEAP is organizing a two-week course from 18-29 November 2013 on IIRS Campus, Dehradun, India for professionals, technologists and researchers of Asia Pacific countries.  

Objectives  

  • To create an awareness about small satellites, space technology, and opportunities
  • To disseminate knowledge required for small satellites technology
  • To sensitize professionals in developing, launching and utilizing the benefits of small satellites
  • Exposure to infrastructure required for small satellite development
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Course Brochure.pdf4.99 MB

Training Requirements: 

Proficiency in written and spoken English is most essential.

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