SSE 644 Advanced Space Communication

(3-0-3) This course is an in-depth presentation of advanced communications systems theory and design of robust, reliable communications systems for data and control requirements in space-borne systems. Spacecraft and ground-based elements of a communication link system work together to provide a continuous stream of data and successful spacecraft operation. Beginning with the review of basic concepts, advanced tools for design tradeoff analysis are introduced and practical issues of system design and implementation are examined. The course concludes with a project demonstration of a selected topic in communications system implementation.




PHYS 232, MATH 276, and SSE 630