Courses and Programs


Mars Settlement & Exploration 2023

January 3 - Feb 25, 2023, Online

An 8-week online certificate Program in Mars Settlement and Exploration about the life and systems in designing, building, and operating a Mars settlement to advance the R&D and develop the mindset to become multiplanetary.


Mars Science and Engineering Certificate

Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2022

The 7-day online Mars Science and Engineering Program unites researchers, participants after ISU’s Space Studies Program (SSP) from Sunday, August 28 - September 3, 2022 with the University of Lisbon’s (IST) Engineering School in Portugal. 


Satellite Engineering and Electromagtronics  (SEE 321)

Spring 2023

Learn how to design, build, and operate a spacecraft beyond Earth orbit. The 12-weeks online 1CR course cohosted by Magneto Space & MU, research intensive course immerses participants to advance & build on-orbit MagSat-2 1.5U cubesat with Spintronics & Magnetic Field FPGA and launch to GEO by late 2023.


Venus Science and Engineering (VSE311)

June 12-July 29, 2023

Learn how to design, build, and operate systems and aerostats/high altitude balloons in Venus atmosphere. Immersive 3CR research experience online over 9 weeks to design and support aerostat balloon TRL demo on Earth and in Venus clouds. With 15+ lecturers and R&D projects, apply engineering, aerospace, math principles with topics on flight, turbulence, electronics, navigation, ABEP, ISRU, and more.

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