The Space Training Catalogue

A catalogue of 491 training opportunities for the UK and European space sectors, last updated 24 September 2022. Curated by the Space Skills Alliance.

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Rocket Science and Space Launch Course

MOOC by Nova Space · $199 (~£185) · Current

Welcome to Nova Space’s Rocket Science and Space Launch Course. This course will teach you the fundamentals behind how we deliver objects to space. Understanding these concepts are crucial to understanding other fields of expertise across the space industry. For example, by realizing that a customer’s initial requirements will require an extremely large satellite payload, you will be able to effectively communicate early in the design process that the customer can expect high launch costs due to the anticipated satellite size. This course will also give you a better understanding when communicating with professionals in the launch industry in a project setting.

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  • Launchers

Space Hotel - On-orbit Manufacturing

MOOC by Nova Space · $49 (~£46) · Current

In this course, you will be introduced to concepts behind on-orbit manufacturing and some of the challenges associated with operating a hotel in space. Taking this course will give you a better appreciation and understanding of the immense logistical challenges associated with prolonged human spaceflight.

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  • Human spaceflight

Basic Remote Sensing Course

MOOC by Nova Space · $299 (~£278) · Current

In the Basic Remote Sensing Course, you will experience the satellite design process for a remote sensing spacecraft. Starting with receiving and analyzing customer requirements, you will proceed throughout this interactive story as a member on various teams that are designing and making decisions regarding this remote sensing systems. You will make decisions regarding orbit design, payload design, satellite bus design, which launch vehicle to use and many others as you progress in the story. Remember, each decision you make could affect other areas of the project.

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  • Remote sensing

Deep Space Observation Course

MOOC by Nova Space · $49 (~£46) · Current

In this course, you will be introduced to the concepts and some technology behind deep space observation missions and the difference between these sensors and Earth observing sensors. With exciting innovations like the James Webb Space Telescope that are revolutionizing the way in which we observe our universe, the topic of deep space observation is at the forefront of many academic and scientific organizations.

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  • Astronomy
  • Human spaceflight

Nova Space Short Story Bundle

MOOC by Nova Space · $200 (~£186) · Current

This bundle includes the GEO Servicing Satellite, LEO Communications Systems, Deep Space Observation, Intro to Space Tourism, and the Space Hotel Short Courses. Purchasing this bundle will save students $45 when compared to purchasing these courses separately.

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  • Human spaceflight
  • Mission design

Basic PNT Course

MOOC by Nova Space · $299 (~£278) · Current

Welcome to the Nova Space Basic PNT Course. In this course, you will be serving as a project manager that has been tasked with developing a GPS augmentation space system to provide improved signal in the Northern polar region. While the main focus of the course centers around PNT services, you will work with your various team members to make decisions regarding orbit design, bus options, and satellite operations to ensure that the customer requirements are being met while learning how decisions in one area can affect other aspects of the project. With the knowledge received in this course, you will be able to effectively speak to and understand topics related to PNT, which is one of the largest space service sectors.

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  • Remote sensing

Space Systems Engineering Course

MOOC by Nova Space · $199 (~£185) · Current

Welcome to the Space Systems Engineering Course by Nova Space. In this course, you will learn about the satellite design process as well as the various systems and subsystems that you will typically find on a spacecraft. You will also learn how changes involving one subsystem can impact other subsystems on a spacecraft. Knowing these tradespaces will enable you to be a valuable, contributing member on a variety of teams in the space industry.

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  • Space systems

Introduction to Orbits Course

MOOC by Nova Space · $199 (~£185) · Current

Welcome to Nova Space’s Introduction to Orbits Course. In this course, you will learn the basics behind the physics of how objects are placed into orbits and what causes them to remain in orbit. You will also learn about the various orbital regimes that are commonly used by spacecraft. With this knowledge, you will be able to communicate effectively on a variety of teams across the space industry.

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  • Mission design

Nova Space Professional Course

MOOC by Nova Space · $1395 (~£1296) · Current

Welcome to the Nova Space Professional Course, the first in a series of courses designed to set the new standard for baseline knowledge, communication, and professional development within the Space Industry. This course was specifically designed for the full range of student experience levels. Those new to space operations and astronautics should start with the conceptual modules that provide a rich background in all major areas relating to this multi-disciplinary field. After completing these, the student will be well prepared to demonstrate their understanding of these topics in completing the interactive stories. For those more experienced, you can either refresh your knowledge base across the areas first or dive right into the interactive stories to demonstrate your mastery of the topic areas. If you find yourself struggling at any point the course will direct you back to the fundamental knowledge to help you proceed. Thank you for choosing to take our course and we are excited to take this journey with you in demonstrating what makes You a Space Professional.

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  • Mission design
  • Space systems

Intro to Space Tourism

MOOC by Nova Space · $49 (~£46) · Current

In this course, you will get an introduction to the field of space tourism and some of the challenges associated with sending tourists to space. Companies like Blue Origin, SpaceX and Virgin are all at the cutting edge of space tourism. Take this course to learn about a potentially revolutionary sector of the future space industry!

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  • Human spaceflight

Nova Space Foundations Course Bundle

MOOC by Nova Space · $799 (~£742) · Current

This course bundle includes the Space Environment and Electromagnetic Spectrum Course, the Introduction to Orbits Course, the Rocket Science and Space Launch Course, the Space Systems Engineering Course and the Space Mission Areas and Capabilities Course. Upon completion of each course, you will receive a Credly digital credential that you can add to your professional profile on social media or elsewhere.

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  • Space science
  • Mission design

GEO Servicing Satellite

MOOC by Nova Space · $49 (~£46) · Current

Welcome to the exciting and innovative technology of servicing satellites! In this course, you will learn how companies are revolutionizing the way in which space logistics are being employed to support the space ecosystem. With this technology, companies are now able to prolong the operational lifespans of their satellites on orbit as well as design new systems that are capable of remaining in orbit far longer than systems of the past. Understanding this emerging space service sector will give you a unique insight into one of the fastest growing sections of the space industry.

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  • Mission design

LEO Communications Systems

MOOC by Nova Space · $49 (~£46) · Current

In this course, you will be introduced to concepts regarding communications satellites in Low Earth Orbit. Your customer has tasked you with finding a system that provides low latency communications and can do so persistently in your area. You will learn about factors that must be taken into consideration when designing a communications satellite system in LEO, different providers of satellite communications in LEO, and how communications systems in LEO differ from traditional communications satellites in GEO. Understanding these concepts will allow you to more effectively navigate the growing sector of LEO communication satellites.

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  • RF/Comms engineering

Nova Space Interactive Story Bundle

MOOC by Nova Space · $799 (~£742) · Current

This course bundle includes the Basic Remote Sensing Course, Basic Satellite Communications Course, and the Basic PNT Course. By purchasing this bundle, students will save $98 when compared to purchasing all three Interactive Story Courses individually.

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  • Remote sensing

Basic Satellite Communications Course

MOOC by Nova Space · $299 (~£278) · Current

Welcome to the Basic Communications Satellite Course by Nova Space. In this interactive journey, you will be given a list of customer requirements and tasked with designing a communications satellite system. You will make decisions regarding payload design, orbit design, launch, and satellite operations to ensure that the satellite system meets your customer's needs. Through making these decisions, you will gain insight into the tradespace involved with designing a space system. For example, making a decision regarding orbit design will impact your payload in a certain way. The knowledge gained from this course will give you a better understanding of the many factors that go into designing and operating a communications spacecraft.

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  • RF/Comms engineering

Space Environment and Electromagnetic Radiation Theory Course

MOOC by Nova Space · $199 (~£185) · Current

Welcome to Nova Space’s Space Environment and Electromagnetic Radiation Theory Course. In this course, you will learn about the hostile environment of space and why it is such a difficult and complex task to design a spacecraft that can survive in such an environment. You will also learn about the characteristics of Electromagnetic waves and how they interact with matter, a concept that will help you better understand how the electromagnetic spectrum can be used to observe or collect data on a wide range of subjects.

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  • Space science

Space Mission Areas and Capabilities Course

MOOC by Nova Space · $199 (~£185) · Current

Welcome to the Nova Space, Space Mission Areas and Capabilities Course. In this course, you will learn about the many ways in which humanity uses space to our benefit. Topics covered in this course include: Remote sensing, PNT, Environmental Monitoring, Satellite Communications, Scientific Research, Commercial uses of space and Military uses of space. Having an understanding of the capabilities in the space industry will make you a more articulate and confident contributor to the space industry.

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  • Mission design

Earth Observation & Geospatial Analysis: from satellite to end-user

Short course by Spaceway · €179 (~£160) · Past

This Crash Course has the goal of providing the participants with knowledge in Earth Observation, from satellite to image to information delivery with application to agriculture and biodiversity. You will learn about remote sensing techniques, geospatial analysis, GIS, Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and all the potential value of these technologies for Earth applications.

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  • Remote sensing

Concurrent Engineering Summer School (CESS)

Short course by Spaceway · €250 (~£224) · Past

This intensive space course provides the skills and expertise about the process of designing and developing a small satellite space mission for Earth Observation and gives insights into commercial applications. From concurrent design to systems engineering, mission analysis, project management, and commercial innovation, the course combines the knowledge from industry top-level experts with intensive hands-on training.

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  • Space systems
  • Mission design

Infante & The Future of SmallSat Constellations

Short course by Spaceway · €159 (~£142) · Past

The Course has the goal of providing the participants with knowledge in Mission Concept, Mission Analysis, Systems Engineering, Design Thinking, and Business Model, as well as the knowledge to retrieve value from the SmallSat Constellations.

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  • Space systems
  • Mission design

Small Satellite Mission Engineering

Short course by Spaceway · €159 (~£142) · Current

This intensive space course provides the skills and expertise about the process of designing and developing a small satellite space mission for satellite communications and gives you deep insights into business applications. From mission analysis and design to systems engineering, project management, and commercial innovation, the course combines the knowledge from academia and industry with hands-on training.

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  • Space systems
  • Mission design

Nanosatelite Engineering and Mission Analysis Course

Short course by Spaceway · €180 (~£161) · Past

Nanosatellites have become one of the pillars of commercial space applications, and technological and scientific demonstration, opening new markets and creating new jobs. Small satellites have the ability to form large constellations with the potential to achieve similar or greater performance than traditional ones. With this course, you learn about nanosatellite design and space applications.

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  • Space systems
  • Mission design

Space Communications Fundamentals

MOOC by Space Business Qualified (SBQ) · $250 (~£232) · Current

All spacecraft rely on communications. Learn how communications links work, and their practical and theoretical limits.

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  • RF/Comms engineering

Space Business - Finance, Legal & Regulatory

MOOC by Space Business Qualified (SBQ) · $250 (~£232) · Current

Space is a capital-intensive business funded by public and private financing, and governed by complex legal and regulatory rules developed over decades.

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  • Space policy, law, licensing

Welcome to the Business of Space

MOOC by Space Business Qualified (SBQ) · Free · Current

A free introductory course outlines the size of today’s industry, its major applications, and the basics of rocket launch and spacecraft communication.

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  • Business

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