Course online: Introduction to small satellites

From 2012 to 2016, the average satellite weight decreased by 80% and since then, the number of satellites deployed increased exponentially. The barrier of entry for organizations willing to launch a satellite is as low as never before, allowing to realize exciting commercial and scientific missions.

Course online: Introduction to small satellites


In this 4 hours course compressed into 2 interactive online sessions we introduce you to fascinating world of small satellites. Looking at the technology, applications, design and manufacturing, launch arrangements, ground systems, regulatory landscape and the market for small satellites.

How do we add value?

Non-consensus forecasts

We are not afraid to break from the herd if we have a strong basis for it

Asia focused

We are focused on acquiring a deep understanding of Asia's markets and its participants

New perspective

We help you to look at market challenges and opportunities from different angles

Course Content

During our fully interactive, live streamed 4 hours course divided into 2 sessions you will learn about:

– recent history of satellites industry 

– principles of systems engineering as applied to small satellites

– small satellites mission analysis and design

– potential missions and applications

– satellites manufacturing and materials used

– satellites operations and deployment methods

– basics of earth observation and satellites imaging 

– power systems, software and data handling 

– propulsion types

– key legislation and licensing

– launch methods and best practices

-ground control and communication

– financing arrangements


The course targets participants working in finance, technology, research institutions, academia and state agencies with a little or no prior experience in/with satellite industry. 

How to attend?

Courses are hold regularly online for private individuals according to the schedule published on this website.

We also organize courses for companies and other organizations on pre-agreed schedule.

Please contact us for more details or to register. 


1st session: 11th August 2021, 8 pm CEST
2nd session 18th August 2021, 8 pm CEST

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