GSOC aims to share space expertise with people from all areas of the space industry, public agencies and others who would like to enhance their knowledge about spacecraft operations and ground segment design. GSOC has been cooperating with partners like ESA and CNES who contribute lectures to the course.
The Spacecraft Operations Course presents an integrated approach to spacecraft operations and an insight into the various satellite subsystems operations and their interdependencies.The course is of great value to a broad range of companies and organizations involved in the area of spaceflight, including manufacturers, users, insurers and operators.
Satellite Mission Operations
Preparation and Execution | Flight Procedures | Operational
Aspects | Subsystems | Attitude and Orbit Control | Propulsion | Power and Thermal | Mission Planning
Orbital Dynamics | Attitude Dynamics
Ground Data System | Ground Station Design and Operations
On-Orbit Servicing | Repeater Operations | Human
Spaceflight Mission Operations | Interplanetary Operations |Cubesat Operations
GSOC Control and System Rooms | Weilheim Ground Station
Voice Communications | Flight Procedure Generation | Flight Dynamics | Mission Planning | LEOP Control Room Simulation
The course is held twice a year - spring and mid October - established since 2000.
Fee in 2024: 2700 Euro including
Duration: Whole day course Monday - Friday
Registration: Via email to gsoc-soc "at" dlr.de
Organized by Florian Sellmaier, Michael Schmidhuber and Elvira Rosenbaum
The Oberpfaffenhofen site of DLR is located approx. 25 km west of Munich, Germany. Please check the map for more details. Accommodation is available in the area around Oberpfaffenhofen or in downtown Munich. Attendees should make their own arrangements. If you need more information please contact gsoc-soc "at" dlr.de.
The book describes the basic concepts of spaceflight operations, for both, human and unmanned missions. It will be made available to course participants as handout material. Revised 2nd edition, with additional chapters on Flight Procedures, Human Factors, and Ground Station Operation available now.