16.851 Mentoring Opportunities

Aeronautics and Astronautics 16.851 Satellite Engineering: Fundamentals of satellite engineering design, including distributed satellite. Studies orbital environment. Analyzes problems of station keeping, attitude control, communications, power generation, structural design, thermal balance, and subsystem integration. Considers trade-offs among weight, efficiency, cost, and reliability. Discusses choice of design parameters, such as size, weight, power levels, temperature limits, frequency, and bandwidth. Examples taken from current satellite systems.


2010/2011 - Course 16.851 MicroMAS
  • Greg Allen
  • Bill Blackwell
  • Idahosa Osaretin


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