Duration: 4 Saturdays - 4 Lectures - Total 8 hours
Dates : 07.08.2021, 14.08.2021, 21.08.2021, 28.08.2021
Time : 04.00 pm - 06.30 pm
Registration deadline - 1st of August 2021
· Day 1 - Rockets before 1957, What is a rocket and parts of a rocket, Newtons laws for motion, Difference between aircraft engines and rocket engines, Types of rocket, Rocket engine classification, propulsion, Mass ratio, Process of launching a satellite, What is a satellite.
· Day 2 - 1957 to present, Manned missions, Apollo 11 mission
· Day 3 - Previous space stations, International Space Stations,
Deep space missions, Orbits, Satellite communications, Navigation of a satellite, Ground stations, GPS, weather satellites, GIS, Cubesats.
· Day 4 - Mars exploration, Future missions, Space x, Starlink
Orion, dragon capsules, Space launch system, falcon rockets
Other rising companies/projects, Advantages from space explorations.
· Lectures are conducted by experienced professionals of the Institute of Astronomy Sri Lanka, trained under Homi Bhabha center for science education India
· A valuable Certificate will be issued at the completion of the short course and the certificate will be posted within a week.
Suitable for anyone over 11 years old, willing to learn Astronomy from the beginning.