16.89 Space Systems Engineering


Class Info

Focus on developing space system architectures. Applies subsystem knowledge gained in 16.851 to examine interactions between subsystems in the context of a space system design. Principles and processes of systems engineering including developing space architectures, developing and writing requirements, and concepts of risk are explored and applied to the project. Subject develops, documents, and presents a conceptual design of a space system including a preliminary spacecraft design.

This class has 16.851 as a prerequisite.

16.89 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by K. Cahoy and O. de Weck.

Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 33-418.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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