Satellite Propulsion Systems

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Course Number/Course Dates
Course Number: TBD

9:00am - 5:00pm

$4,813: On Campus
$4,332: On Campus-Trojan Family
$3,850: On Campus-Boeing employee

The Satellite Propulsion Systems program provides an understanding of the basic principles and figures of merit of Rocket Propulsion. Upon completion of the 4-day program, participants will be able to apply these principles to spacecraft propulsion system and components Analysis-&-Design, Testing, Ground Operations, Flight Operations, and End-of-life (EOL) De-orbit. When the Satellite Propulsion Systems program and assessment have been successfully completed, participants will receive USC Continuing Education Units.

To begin learning the fundamentals of satellite propulsion systems, contact the USC Viterbi School of Engineering today. We can also provide additional information concerning course benefits, details, fees, and more.

What You Will Learn:

Satellite Propulsion Systems covers a number of topic areas, including:

Day 1: Introduction and Overview

  • Overview of Spacecraft Propulsion Systems
  • Propulsion Components

Day 2: 

  • Spacecraft Liquid Thrusters
  • Propellant and Pressurant Tanks Sizing Analyses
  • Propulsion System Design & Analysis (Part 1)

Day 3: 

  • Propulsion System Ground Operations
  • Propulsion System Flight Operations

Day 4: 

  • Propulsion System Design & Analysis (Part 2)
  • Assessment Examination for Certification

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Published on January 9th, 2019

Last updated on September 22nd, 2022