look at the Database section by clicking on the top menu. The database includes: more than 900 operational satellites,  approximately 150 launchers,  all spaceport from where the satellites were launched,  nearly 400 key stakeholders in the sector.

Link of the week: MIT OpenCourseWare

June 11th, 2010

With this post I will start a weekly review concerning links of relevant interest in the aerospace field. Feel free to suggest other websites to review.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is responsible for an initiative called OpenCourseWare. At the address http://ocw.mit.edu you can find a lot of stuff from MIT courses:

  • Lecture notes

  • Projects and examples
  • Image Galleries
  • Selected lecture notes
  • Projects (no examples)
  • Online textbooks
  • Assignments and solutions
  • Exams and solutions
  • Multimedia content
  • Assignments (no solutions)
  • Exams (no solutions)

The actual availability of these items depends on each course and lecture; sometimes you can find only the presentation, sometimes the video of a lecture.

Among many others, you can find stuff from various departments:

Aeronautics and Astronautics
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Economics
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Engineering Systems Division
Health Sciences and Technology
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematics
Physics
Science, Technology, and Society
Sloan School of Management

As an example, you can look at two presentations: “Space Systems Cost Modeling”  and “Satellite Communication”, both from the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department.

Navigate the web pages at http://ocw.mit.edu and, if you like the initiative, you can make a donation to the OpenCourseWare Fund (OCW).


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