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

Apply by November 27

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 FPGA 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,


Guest Speakers

Head of Cubesat Laboratory at University of Luxembourg

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Spectrum Analyzer spin-torque nano-oscillator (STNO)

Oakland University


Cubesat Technical Test Lead at Blue Canyon Technologies

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Senior Project Leader at The Aerospace Corporation

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.  Background, Small Satellites, & Electromagnetism in Space

  2. APMA: Electrons, Magnetic Moments, LS coupling

  3. Bus Electronics Subsystems, Materials, Ferromagnetics

  4. Power: Solar Arrays & Batteries (MHD)

  5. Spintronics, Weyl Fermions, Quasiparticles, Quantum Osc

  6. Literature Review

  7. Design & Build of FPGA, STNO Microcontroller, & Software

  8. Coatings and Materials Science

  9. TBD

  10. Spacecraft and Systems in NNMF & PEMF

  11. Review & Labs

  12. Demo Day

  13. Discussion


PreProgram Timeline

Nov 19: Open House Webinar

Nov 27: Apply by 

January - April 14: Course Starts

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