2020 Short Courses
We will be hosting two virtual short courses.
It is $25 to participate in one of the short courses or $40 to participate in both short course.
Rocket and Space Propulsion: Now and the Future
8 am - 12 pm Saturday, October 24, 2020
Presented by Dr. Gabe Xu (UAH)
This course will present an overview of rocket and space propulsion including current technologies such as liquid rockets and ion engines, to future technologies such as detonation engines and fusion space propulsion.
How to Design an Interplanetary Mission
1 pm - 5 pm Saturday, October 24, 2020
Presented by Charles E. Goble (GeoControl Systems, Inc.)
This short course will cover an overview of Kepler’s Laws, 2-Body Dynamics and Equations of Motion, Patched Conics Mission Planning, Gravity Flybys, and general coplanar transfer techniques in order to define system requirements in the initial design of an interplanetary mission.