Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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FFYS7060 Space Technology 4 op
Organised by
Person in charge
Eino Valtonen
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2014–2015 X

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student will have an overall view of space as operation environment and of the challenges that this environment sets for technology used in space. The student will be familiar with various elements of space mission architecture. The student is able to calculate orbit parameters and design simple orbit manoeuvres. The student will have basic understanding of the structure and subsystems of a spacecraft. The student will understand the implications that the space environment sets for the design of scientific space instrumentation.


Space mission architecture and analysis. Spacecraft orbits and manoeuvres. Spacecraft architecture. Purpose and function of various spacecraft subsystems. Space environment and design principles of scientific instruments for space missions.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 28 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Written exam
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4. year autumn
5. year autumn

Period II of 4th or 5th year of studies.

Study materials

Lecture notes available in advance and summaries provided at the course web site.

Belongs to following study modules

Fysiikan ja tähtitieteen laitos
Fysiikan ja tähtitieteen laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Fysiikan ja tähtitieteen laitos