Space training opportunities

556 training opportunities for the UK and European space sectors, last updated 5 December 2023. Curated by the Space Skills Alliance.

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Introduction to Space Law Training Course

Short course (Belgium and Online) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Current

A course on how law is an integral part in the practical realisation of a space mission from the “cradle to the grave”

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  • Space policy, law, and licensing

Earth Observation Satellite System Design Training Course

Short course (Belgium) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Past

A course on the end-to-end design of an EO satellite system.

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  • Remote sensing

Standardization Training Course

Short course (Online) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Past

An introduction to the ECSS and the importance of using standards and the impact they have on the way space activities are implemented. Overview of how and why standards are used in different disciplines at ESA.

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  • Space systems

Technology Transfer, Application & Innovation

Short course (Belgium and Online) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Current

A course on different disciplines within the field of Technology Transfer, Application & Innovation, including patenting, entrepreneurship, and business incubation

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  • Business

Space Systems Engineering Training Course

Short course (Belgium and Online) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Current

A course on the background and challenges of space systems engineering, the roles of a systems engineer within ESA, and exploring the system engineering process in detail

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  • Space systems

Concurrent Engineering Workshop

Workshop (Belgium) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Past

Practical experience in using concurrent engineering to create a spacecraft design from a mission brief

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  • Space systems

Concurrent Engineering Challenge

Workshop (Belgium) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Past

Practical experience in using concurrent engineering to create a spacecraft design from a mission brief

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  • Space systems

Clean Space Training Course

Short course (Belgium and Online) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Current

A course on how to design a satellite that will not generate debris; will remove defunct satellites and debris already in orbit; and will be environmentally friendly. Students will even undertake group projects to learn how to design a “clean” satellite.

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  • Mission design

Space Debris Training Course

Short course (Belgium) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Past

An introduction to the concept of space debris, why it is necessary to address this problem, and how the mitigation policies set by ESA apply to missions

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  • Spacecraft operations

CubeSats Hands-on Training

Short course (Belgium) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Past

A course to improve skills in spacecraft hardware and software

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  • Assembly, integration, and testing (AIT)

Ladybird Guide to Spacecraft Operations

Short course (Belgium) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Past

Hands on experience in how ‘driving’ a spacecraft is different from designing it

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  • Spacecraft operations

Ladybird Guide to Spacecraft Communications

Short course (Belgium and Online) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Current

A course on the challenges of communicating with a spacecraft and the subsystems involved in communications (both on-board and on the ground): what can go wrong, troubleshooting, and traps to be avoided during operations and testing

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  • Spacecraft operations

Satellite Communication Systems Training Course

Short course (Belgium) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Current

Living in a world without global connectivity seems nowadays unlikely, just think about how big secure communication, satellite broadcasting, search and rescue and mobile networks are. Satellite Communication technologies empower us to navigate with precision, explore the cosmos, monitor Earth's changes, provide healthcare remotely, optimize transportation logistics, disseminate knowledge widely, and ultimately propel innovation and societal progress across multifaceted dimensions. It is of utmost importance to foster a more resilient and safer connectivity system for the Europe of tomorrow. Through lectures and short exercises, students will learn about topics such as End-to-End Satellite Communication Systems Principles, Antenna Systems, Telecommunications Market, Optical Systems and Technologies, and Satellite Communication Applications. They will also have the opportunity to have a guided tour of the ESEC in Redu and will thus be able to figure out what they have learned on-site.

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  • RF/Comms engineering

Product Assurance Awareness Training

Short course (Belgium and Online) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Past

A course on Product Assurance (PA) and teach them how this is implemented in space projects for ESA and space businesses

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  • Software engineering
  • Assembly, integration, and testing (AIT)

Human Space Physiology Training Course

Short course (Belgium) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Current

A course on human space flight and how the environment of space differs from life on Earth, presenting novel challenges for space exploration

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  • Human spaceflight

ESA/ELGRA Gravity-Related Research Summer School

Short course (Austria) by European Space Agency (ESA) · €450 (~£386) · Current

An overview of the current research under microgravity and hypergravity conditions in Life and Physical Sciences

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  • Human spaceflight

Earth Observation Remote Sensing Workshop

Short course (Belgium) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Current

Hands on training on the basics of Remote Sensing, including an overview of ESA’s Earth Observation satellite missions

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  • Remote sensing

ESA/JRC International Summer School on GNSS

Short course (Portugal) by European Space Agency (ESA) · €1200-2500 (~£1029-2144) · Current

Enables young satellite-navigation researchers to get all the latest high-level information from renowned scientists and specialists

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  • GPS/GNSS

ESA-FAIR Space Radiation School

Short course (Germany) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Current

An introduction to the problem of space radiation for future long duration missions

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  • Space science

9th European Space Propulsion Systems Simulation Workshop (ESPSS)

Short course (Netherlands) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Current

Following the needs of the European Space Propulsion Community, a first workshop on ESPSS was collocated with the ESA Space Propulsion 2012 Conference at Bordeaux. Due to its success and on users’ request, ESA-ESTEC responsible for the ESPSS development is now preparing a 9th ESPSS workshop covering the following topics: Latest improvements of ESPSS v3.8.0 Industrial validation and simulations Problems’ handling and suggestions Next steps after ESPSS v3.8.0

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  • Launchers

ESA Mission Operations Academy

Short course (Darmstadt) by European Space Agency (ESA) · €3,000 (~£3-0) · Current

Mission Operations at its best! For the first time, ESA offers this unique 4-day course to bring to life the fascinating world of spacecraft operations with its unique challenges and need for excellent teamwork.

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  • Spacecraft operations

ECSL Summer Course on Space Law and Policy

Short course (Budapest) by European Space Agency (ESA) · €200 (~£172) · Past

One of ECSL’s most successful activities is the ECSL Summer Course on Space Law and Policy, which is open to students of all levels of study, as well as a few young professionals already working in space or space-related sectors. The course is now in its 31st year and boasts a large family of alumni around the world.

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  • Space policy, law, and licensing

Space Weather Training Course

Short course (Belgium) by European Space Agency (ESA) · Free · Past

ESA intends to provide students with an overview and introduction to the space weather domain from a range of perspectives. This will include scientific and technological fundamentals, space weather monitoring, forecasting, modelling, and understanding of its technological impacts along with an outlook toward the domain’s evolution in the future.

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  • Remote sensing

Space for Business

Course (Varies) by University of St. Gallen, Nova School of Business, Rotterdam School of Management, and European Space Agency (ESA) · €15000 (~£12866) · Current

The #1 business programme for the NewSpace economy in Europe. This 6-month (part-time) Executive Education programme by 3 top European business schools provides business training for space professionals. Developed with the European Space Agency, it prepares selected professionals and their organizations for the business opportunities and risks of NewSpace, by imparting skills in creating and recognizing innovative business models.

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  • Business

EO from Space: The Cryosphere

MOOC (Online) by European Space Agency (ESA) and Imperative Space · Free · Current

In this course we will introduce you to the role of satellite ‘Earth observation’ (EO) technology in monitoring the Earth's Cryosphere and the data it produces.

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  • Remote sensing

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