Basics of Space Course
Are you a Space Industry professional, do you engage with the Space Industry through your business, or are you keen to?
Do you sometimes crave the ability to learn more about the technical side of ‘space’ without being baffled by science?
ISIC Surrey and Professor Vaios Lappas of Surrey Space Centre, invite you to discover the ‘Basics of Space’ from a non-technical perspective. This full day course will empower you with a greater understanding of the challenges and opportunities surrounding this awe inspiring, lucrative and powerful industry.
Professor Lappas will offer you some of the gems of his wisdom, delivering a unique course in a relaxed and engaging format, to excite and inspire you to engage further in ‘Space’ in your everyday business.
This 1 day course will provide delegates with an introduction to the basic aspects of space, giving an overview of the technical, managerial and economic challenges and issues related to space activities/projects.
The course is intended for the non-technical audience who currently work in the space industry, or who are joining a space company or institute. It will provide a comprehensive, non technical overview of all factors that impact the design, operation, financing and management of space projects/activities.
This introductory course will cover all aspects of space activities such as space missions, space history, technology, launch vehicles and space management, economics and space policy. Delegates can expect to leave the course with knowledge of:
- Technical Challenges in space;
- Space History, How did we get here?
- Space Applications;
- Economics of Space
- Managing Space Projects
- Space Policy/Law and the future of space
The course will be delivered at ISIC Surrey, Surrey Technology Centre, Research Park, Guildford GU2 7EF on 25th September 2012. Timing: 9am – 5.30pm.
Delegate cost: £50 ISIC Surrey members, £75 non members. Price includes a full day’s catering and reading materials.