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1 Launch Systems (PDF)
2 Orbital Mechanics (PDF) (Courtesy of Raymond Sedwick. Used with permission.)
3 Spacecraft Power Systems (PDF)
4 Propulsion (PDF) (Courtesy of Raymond Sedwick. Used with permission.)
5 The Environment of Space (PDF)
6 Optics 1:
Introduction to Optics (PDF) (Courtesy of Olivier de Weck and Soon-Jo Chung. Used with permission.)
7 Optics 2:
Introduction to Optics (cont.) (PDF) (Courtesy of Olivier de Weck and Soon-Jo Chung. Used with permission.)
8 Optics 3:
Adaptive Reconnaissance Golay-3 Optical Satellite (ARGOS) (PDF - 1.4 MB)
9 Attitude Determination and Control (ADCS) (PDF - 1.2 MB) (Courtesy of Olivier de Weck. Used with permission.)
10 Formation Flight 1:
Electromagnetic Formation Flight (PDF - 2.6 MB)
11 Formation Flight 2:
Optimization of Separated Spacecraft Interferometer Trajectories in the Absence of a Gravity-Well (PDF) (Courtesy of Edmund Kong. Used with permission.)
12 Formation Flight 3:
Minimum Energy Trajectories for Techsat 21 Earth Orbiting Clusters (PDF) (Courtesy of Edmund Kong. Used with permission.)
13 Formation Flight 4:
Trajectory Design for a Visible Geosynchronous Earth Imager (PDF) (Courtesy of Edmund Kong and Raymond Sedwick. Used with permission.)
14 Structures in Space Systems (PDF - 1.4 MB)
15 Space Systems Cost Modeling (PDF) (Courtesy of Cyrus Jilla. Used with permission.)
16 Satellite Systems Software (PDF)
17 Software Engineering for Satellites (PDF - 1.0 MB) (Courtesy of Katie Weiss. Used with permission.)
18 Spacecraft Autonomy (PDF) (Courtesy of Seung Chung. Used with permission.)
19 Spacecraft Computer Systems (PDF)
20 Satellite Telemetry, Tracking and Control Subsystems (PDF)
21 Satellite Communication (PDF - 1.2 MB)
22 Reentry (PDF)
23 Spacecraft Thermal Control Systems (PDF)
24 Ground System Design (PDF - 1.1 MB)

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