Ground Satellite Systems

Module code: ELE7037-B

Ground segment is a fully transverse item within space mission domains, being the bridge between space segment and mission users, and its definition, characteristics and performances are directly derived from mission concepts. This module aims to illustrate the role, concept and main constituents of ground segment used in space missions, either earth observation, navigation or space exploration. It is intended to provide the student with a clear understanding of requirements and functions of the ground segment, together with an overview of the engineering principles involved in the management, design, development, testing and implementation of the ground segment of a space mission, including integrated Logistic support and Operations Download the PDF for ELE7037-B_2023_4.pdf