The Training School III

The Training School III (TS-III) of the Stardust-R project on “Space Environment Stability and Resilience” was organized by the University Alexandru Ioan Cuza of Iasi (Romania) and the University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy) and took place on March 15-19, 2021. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions the event was held in online format using Zoom videoconferencing software.

TS-III provided a comprehensive training on the tools developed to keep the space environment stable and resilient. The School focused on the following topics:
– Computational Intelligence and the quantification of uncertainty
– The art of demise
– The dynamics of chaos and the disposal of space debris
– The linkage problem
– The manipulation of non-cooperative targets and on orbit servicing

The school featured over 20 hours of lectures from invited speakers, one day of lectures on transferable skills and meetings with industry. The event lasted for 5 days. The total training time is estimated to be 120 hours, (28 hours of lectures and 92 hours of student led learning, primarily synthesis of delivered materials, background research and collecting the lectures and putting them online via the relevant topic wiki). This corresponds to 5 ECTS credits (4 credits for hard skills and 1 credit for soft skills).

Most of school lectures and presentations are available in the repository below.

More details can be found at the web page of local organizers .