Space training opportunities

594 training opportunities for the UK and European space sectors, last updated 27 May 2024. Curated by Space Skills Alliance.

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    Planetology for Exploration and Habitability in Space

    Short course (Online) by Altair Academy · $49.99 (~£39) · Current

    Introductory course touching on the future of space exploration, in-situ resource utilization (ISRU), and space manufacturing. Discussing the importance of utilizing resources such as lunar/mars regolith and current research therein.

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    The Moon

    MOOC (Online) by Open University · Free · Current

    As the only planetary body everyone is familiar with seeing in the sky, the Moon has long been an object of fascination and speculation. This free course will teach you about the nearest planetary body to Earth: the missions to the Moon, the basic facts of its composition, the cratering on its surface, and the ancient eruptions that flooded many low-lying areas.

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    Icy bodies: Europa and elsewhere

    MOOC (Online) by Open University · Free · Current

    The new discipline of astrobiology that is, the science of searching for extraterrestrial life, is not only rapdly growing, but has also captured the public imagination. This free course, Icy bodies: Europa and elsewhere, examines the emergence of icy satellites of distant planets as potential sites of extraterrestrial life, looks at the potential for life on Jupiter's moon Europa, and speculates on the ethics of searching for life elsewhere in the solar system.

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    Moons

    MOOC (Online) by Open University and FutureLearn · Free · Current

    Explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special and ask whether we send humans to our Moon again.

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    Moons of our Solar System

    MOOC (Online) by Open University · Free · Current

    Discover the amazing diversity of moons in our Solar System. There are lots of moons in our Solar System. The Earth is the only planet with just a single moon. Some are bigger than ours. Many are much smaller. Some moons have ongoing volcanic eruptions. Others have rivers of liquid methane. A small handful may even be home to primitive life. This free course, Moons of our Solar System, will allow you to explore the rich diversity of moons in our Solar System. With experts from The Open University, you’ll explore the fundamental processes that have shaped them, and the relationship between our Moon and the Earth.

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    The search for water on Mars

    MOOC (Online) by Open University · Free · Current

    The possibility of water on Mars has captured human imagination for over a century. In this free course, The Search for Water on Mars, find out more about how scientists have found evidence for water in the red planet’s past and present, and what this might mean for the possibility of life beyond Earth.

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    The Science of the Solar System

    MOOC (Online) by Coursera and Caltech · Free · Current

    Learn about the science behind the current exploration of the solar system in this free class. Use principles from physics, chemistry, biology, and geology to understand the latest from Mars, comprehend the outer solar system, ponder planets outside our solar system, and search for habitability in our neighborhood and beyond. This course is generally taught at an advanced level assuming a prior knowledge of undergraduate math and physics, but the majority of the concepts and lectures can be understood without these prerequisites. The quizzes and final exam are designed to make you think critically about the material you have learned rather than to simply make you memorize facts. The class is expected to be challenging but rewarding.

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    Aurora: Europe's Journey To Mars

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

    A collection of ten videos describing Aurora's mission to Mars.

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    Icy Moons and Exoplanets

    MOOC (Online) by FutureLearn · Free · Current

    Explore the potential for life on icy moons, what exoplanets look like, and the role biosignatures play in the search for life.

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