ESA Academy “Introduction to Space Law” Training Course 2017
Status: Call for Applications open . Deadline for the applications is 10th April 2017, 23:59 CET.
Date: 29 May – 2 June 2017
Description: The aim of this five days training course, students will be provided with an introductory overview of space law, why it is necessary today to regulate space activities and how it applies practically to space missions, from the smallest of projects like a university’s CubeSat project, the most famous feats of space endeavours like human spaceflight and the International Space Station right through to forward-looking questions like planetary defence.
By the end of this programme, students will appreciate the importance of law in the realisation of a space mission and they will have an overview of the international legal frameworks which governs the space activity today.
Preliminary Schedule Overview:
- Space Law at a Glance
- Basic Introduction to the Core Principles and Concepts of International Law
- Overview of Comparative Fields of International Law
- UN Space Treaties and other Legal Instruments – General Overview
- General Overview of National Space Law
- Anatomy of a National Space Law and Licensing
- Introduction to Institutions: European Space Agency, UNCOPUOS and UNOOSA, ITU, IADC, ECSS & ISO
- Legal Lifecycle (I): Contracting Practices
- Legal Lifecycle (II): Licensing, Mission Authorisation & Supervision
- Legal Lifecycle (III) Technology Transfer & Export Control
- Legal Lifecycle (IV): Insurance, Launch & Early Orbit Phase
- Spectrum Management & Frequency Allocation
- Exercise: From CubeSats to Mega-Constellations
- Planetary Defence & Asteroid Mining
- Space Tourism & Suborbital Flights
- Legal Lifecycle (V): Operations & In-Orbit Transfer of Ownership
- Legal Lifecycle (VI): On-Orbit Servicing
- Legal Lifecycle (VII): Operations in GEO
- Legal Lifecycle (VIII): End-of-Life and Re-entry
- SDM Guidelines in Practice
- Sustainability of Space Activities
- Remote Sensing and Disaster Management
- Security of Space Assets
- Safety of Space Operations
ESA Academy “Standardisation” Training Course 2017
Status: Call for Applications open . Deadline for the applications is 18th April 2017, 23:59 CET.
Date: 6 - 9 June 2017
Description: During this four days training course, students will be given an introduction to ECSS system and will be taught the importance of using standards. They will be also provided with an overview of how/why standards are used in different disciplines at ESA.
Though-out face-to-face lectures from several experts, students will appreciate the importance of ECSS system, which will be an important part of their space-related career, complementing what they normally learn at university.
Content of the course:
- Introduction to ECSS System
- System Engineering
- Control Engineering
- Ground System and Operations
- Electrical & Electronics
ESA Academy “Product Assurance and Safety” Training Course 2017
Status: Call for Applications open. Deadline for the applications is 24th April 2017, 23:59 CET.
Date: 12 - 15 June 2017
Description: During this four days training course, students will be given an understanding of the PA&S engineer role in order to increase their awareness and the interest on PA&S and present them the different related disciplines.
Though-out face-to-face lectures from several ESA’s PA&S managers and PA&S discipline experts, students will understand that PA&S is an integral part of the engineering activities playing a role in the development, design, test philosophy, build and operation of the system.
Content of the course:
- Overall Context of Space Projects
- Setting the Scene
- Overview of Product Assurance in Space Business
- PA Disciplines: Dependability & Safety
- PA Disciplines: Software Product Assurance
- PA Disciplines: Electrical, Electronic and Electro-mechanical components
- PA Disciplines: Materials & Processes
- PA Disciplines: Quality Management & Assurance
ESA-ELGRA Summer School 2017
Status: Call for Applications open . Deadline for the applications is 1st May 2017, 23:59 CET.
Date: 26 - 30 June 2017
Description: During these four and a half days summer school, students will be introduced to gravity-related research by ELGRA and ESA experts from across Europe.
Through-out stimulating lectures about the current research under microgravity and hypergravity conditions in Life and Physical sciences, students will appreciate the benefits of performing research at different g levels.
Moreover, the students will work within small groups to come up with potential ideas for future gravity-related experiment student projects, also with the benefit of the existing ESA Educational platforms such as the parabolic flights, the human centrifuge or the ISS.
- Introduction to ESA, ESA programmes and opportunities
- Introduction to ELGRA and SELGRA
- Introduction to gravity-related research
- ESA Education Office and hands-on programmes
- Develop a gravity-related experiment
- Introduction to team project
- Visit of ESA Redu Centre and Euro Space Centre
- Life science research part 1
- Physiology research part
- Physical science research part
- Project Management workshop
- Former students projects
- Team project
- Life science research part 2
- Physiology research part 2
- Physical science research part 2
- Team project
- Visit of Centre Spatial de Liège
- Life science research part 3
- Physiology research part 3
- Physical science research part 3
- Space project life cycle
- Team project
- Team project presentations
Last update: 23 March 2017