International Online Certificate Program “Introduction to Rocket and Satellite Engineering”

April 12-17, 2020. The course provides basic information and skills in rocket and satellite issues and technologies, International space law and new space industry.


On the 12th of April the whole world celebrates the day of aviation and cosmonautics — a memorable date dedicated to the first human flight into space. This is a special day — the day of the triumph of science and all those who work in the space industry today. On this day All-Russian science Festival NAUKA 0+ (one of the largest social projects in Russia in the field of science popularization, organized with the support of the Ministry of science and higher education of the Russian Federation, Lomonosov Moscow state University, Moscow Government, Russian Academy of Sciences) launches an International Online Certificate Program “Introduction to Rocket and Satellite Engineering” (April 12-17, 2020)

The partners of this project are the Faculty of space research of Lomonosov Moscow state University,  Skoltech, Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, International Academy of space law (IASL), Valles Marineris International (India), Analog Astronaut Training Center (Poland).

The international distance course “Introduction to Rocket and Satellite Engineering” is available to everyone. The main language of the course is English.

What you can learn:

* Basics of rocket and satellite systems, their functions and features.

* Basics of remote sensing

* Fundamentals of materials science for space

* Research methods in space flights

* Fundamentals of health protection in space

* Fundamental aspects of international space law

* Space educational technologies

This distance learning course will be useful and interesting for engineers, managers, teachers and specialists in the space industry, decision makers at the state level and in the aerospace fields, enthusiasts in the field of space exploration, and students over 14 years of age.

Course Outline:

1. Introduction to Space Science

2. Introduction to Aerospace Engineering

3. Introduction to Satellite Engineering

4. Elements of Rocket and Satellite systems

5. Introduction to Remote Sensing 

6. Space System Design

7. Space materials science

8. Human Spaceflight Research

9. Health and wellness in Space

10. New Space Industry

11. Introduction to International Space Law

The first welcome webinar will start at 12.00 p.m. GMT +03:00 on the 12th of April

International Online Certificate Program “Introduction to Rocket and Satellite Engineering” – five intensive online days — April 13-17, 2020

Distance course platform is — on the 11th of April you will receive the link and login information in email.




Prof. Natan Eismont — Head Scientist, Space Research Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences.

Prof. Wu Ji — National Space Science Center (NSSC, CAS), Beijing, China. Vice-president of Committee for Space Research (COSPAR)

Dr. Jayakumar Venkatesan — Chief Executive Officer, Valles Marineris, India; Deputy Chairman, International Academy of Space Law, Russia; Chief Technology Officer,Synergy Moon, USA

Prof. Alessandro Golkar — Associate Professor and Technology Development Director at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech). Russia

Dr. Agata Kołodziejczyk — Director of Scientific Projects, Analog Astronaut Training Center, Poland; Director (Advanced Concepts) VallesMarineris India

Dr Jayaraman Kandaswamy — Visiting professor, TUBITAK research fellow,  Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. Director (Propulsion Systems) VallesMarineris India

Prof. Ivan Oseledets — Full Professor, Skoltech Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering (CDISE), Russia

Dr. Raghavendra Belur Jana — Senior Research Scientist, Skoltech Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering (CDISE), Russia

Vasily Petrov — Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU),  Research fellow, Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics. 

Mark Serov — Test cosmonaut at S7 Space company, earlier, Head of the research section of the flight research Department, of RSC Energia

Dmitri Petelin — Test Cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Center, ROSCOSMOS

Prof. Reshetov Vladimir — Professor. Office of Academic Programs: Division of Laser and Plasma Technologies (412) / Institute of Laser and Plasma Technologies, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI

Vitaliy Egorov — Analyst and Popularizer of space research, blogger Zelenyikot, administrator of popular science groups Vkontakte Open space and Curiosity-Rover. Public relations specialist for the private space company "Dauria Aerospace".

Ivan Shekov — Head of the "Space systems" laboratory of the "Talent and success" Educational Foundation, coordinator of experts of the "Big challenges" program and all-Russian project competitions.

Valentin Uvarov — Deputy Head of the Center Center for Industry Communications of Central Research Institute for Machine Building (TsNIIMASH JSC), Member of the RAS Council on Outer Space, Member of the International Institute of Space Law

Igor tirsky — engineer, Popularizer of astronomy and cosmonautics, graduate Of the aerospace Institute of MAI, co-author and host of the podcast The Space Case, scientific editor of the book "Amateur astronomy: people who discovered the sky", author of the projects LifeStyleAstronomy and WhereIsPluto.


All participants will receive certificates.

For more information, please contact us. Email address:

+79017591772 — Ekaterina Asmolova

To register as a listener, please, fill in the form below.


Participation in all events of the Science Festival NAUKA 0+ is free of charge and admission is free.



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