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Satellite Engineering and Electromagtronics  (SEE 321)
Cohosted by:
Magneto Space

January 9 - April 14, 2023
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Learn how to design, build, and operate a spacecraft beyond Earth orbit. The 12-weeks online 3 CR course cohosted by Magneto Space & MU immerses participants in a research intensive course to advance & assemble an MagSat-2 1.5U cubesat with Spintronics & Magnetic Field microcontroller and launch by 2024.



~5 hrs /week


10+ Lecturers

Small class sizes, Labs

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Faculty, MU

​Cofounder,  Magneto Space

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Kolemann Lutz

Cofounder,  MU and Magneto Space

Contact Information

Kolemann Lutz
Program Co-coordinator,


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Senior Project Leader at The Aerospace Corporation

Guest Speakers

Cubesat Technical Test Lead at Blue Canyon Technologies


Head of Cubesat Laboratory at University of Luxembourg

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Curriculum Schedule

The Certificate course provides up to 3 hours per week of live synchronous instruction with 75/25 Lectures/Labs(research). Earlier in week focuses on design/models and class later in weekday focuses on applying week topic to build, operations, and analysis of cubesat. With 10+ special guest lecturers and instructors, the Course designed to fit the schedule of young professionals and full-time students. Attendance for most lectures and labs is mandatory to receive the SEE321 Certificate.

  1. Electromagnetism background

  2. Smallsats, SMAD

  3. APMA: 3D Vectors & Lorentz Force,LS coupling

  4. Magnetic Materials, Susceptibility, R&D Projects Discussion

  5. Magnetohydrodynamics, Batteries, & Solar Cells

  6. Power Systems,PV Cells

  7. Software/MagPy

  8. MagSat-2 Mission Overview

  9. Design & Build of Microcontroller/FPGA

  10. Bioelectromagnetism, Cells, Bones, Eyes, SANS

  11. Materials Science, Coatings and Defects

  12. Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) & Interference (EMI)

  13. Ground Tests, Planned Experiments, Preliminary Results

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PreProgram Timeline

Nov 19: Open House Webinar

Nov 27: Apply by 

January - April 14: Course Starts

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