Technická univerzita v Košiciach
Letecká fakulta
Rampová 7
041 21 Košice


Faculty of Aeronautics, Technical University of Kosice

Space Technology I

After a sucessfull study of this subject the student will be able to interpret the subject applying the laws of physics in space. He will know the concepts of space research and the history of human activities in space. Student will be able to characterize the materials and construction of the space carriers and rockets constructed by man and will by able to describe the principles and functionalities of jet propulsion and rocket propulsion systems and known solutions. Student will understand the organisation of space missions and will understand the purpose of ground based centres of space research

Course contents:

  1. Introduction – history, terminology.
  2. The basic theory used in astronautics.
  3. Propulsion systems.
  4. Space carriers and rockets.
  5. Ground based centres of space research.