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Spacecraft Propulsion

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 7
Module lead
Charlie Ryan

Module overview

This module considers the basic theory and principles of operation of chemical and electric propulsion systems for spacecraft. Both solid and liquid propellant chemical propulsion systems are considered, as is a variety of electric propulsion systems utilising different propellant acceleration mechanisms.

Linked modules

Pre-requisites: SESA2024 and SESA3039

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