Space Engineering 1 (AERO2705)


This unit aims to introduce students to the terminology, technology and current practice in the field of Space Engineering. Course content will include a variety of topics in the area of orbital mechanics, satellite systems and launch requirements. Case studies of current systems will be the focus of this unit.

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Lectures, Tutorials


Through semester assessment (50%) and Final Exam (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


(AERO1560 OR MECH1560 OR MTRX1701 OR ENGG1800) AND (MATH1001 OR MATH1901 OR MATH1906) AND (MATH1014 OR MATH1002 OR MATH1902) AND (MATH1003 OR MATH1903). Students must have achieved a 65% average mark in 1st year for enrolment in this unit.

Assumed knowledge

First Year Maths and basic MATLAB programming skills in ENGG1801

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.