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Space Exploration and Rocket Science

General description

  • Language: English
  • Level: undergraduate
  • ECTS: 3
  • Aimed to students in aerospace engineering, engineering in general, physics, history or interested in related topics
  • See official course description for UC3M students here
  • Start date: 13 September 2017
  • Exam date: TBD 8 - 23 January 2018 / Exam retake: TBD 14-29 June

What you’ll learn

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Understand the history of astronautics and of the scientific and commercial exploitation of space
  • Recognize the essentials about the operation of space technologies and rocket science

What are the learning activities?

  • An online course (SPOC) including learning materials and activities
  • Assignments and lab sessions
  • Invited talks


Continuous evaluation (100 % of the final grade)

Preview of the course

MOOC on edX (this online course is more advanced than the actual subject)