Registration fee 10,000 LKR till 01st October 2019. After 01st October 2019 fee will be 15,000 LKR
Course time table
BEGINNER LEVEL COURSE
Course Date Time
ASTR110 08.12.2019 9.00-10.30am
ASTR120 08.12.2019 10.45-12.15am
ASTR140 15.12.2019 9.00-10.30am
ASTR121 15.12.2019 10.45-12.15am
ASTR111 22.12.2019 9.00-10.30am
ASTR130 22.12.2019 10.45-12.15am
ASTR131 28.12.2019 9.00-10.30am
ASTR141 28.12.2019 10.45-12.15am
Night Camp 21.12.2018 or 27.12.2019 6.00pm - 6.00am
BEGINNER LEVEL COURSE
Topics covered in the unit include: General Astronomy
(1) a historical perspective of the changing view of the solar system and wider universe; Observation
(2) astronomical instruments and the physics behind astronomical observations; Star Formation
(3) the physical processes underlying formation, lifespan, evolution and death of stars, the expanding universe and the big bang; and Rocketry (4) history and evolution of rocket technology.
that we accept now, formation and evolution of the sun and the solar system according to the model which is known as the nebula hypothesis. This discussion introduces and explains about star clusters, galaxies, galaxy clusters and superclusters.
In this unit, students exposed to the introductory level of rocket technology. Students will be able to understand about rocket technology, the importance of rocket technology for humankind and important incidents in history. Identification and explanation of major parts in a rocket and the importance of each part will be discussed. Also, this unit will focus on how a rocket work, theories related to a rockets’ motion; Newton’s laws and the courses of motion, gravity, orbits, and resistance for air for the motion of a rocket. Also, the student will be able to capture sound knowledge of selected space missions started from the launch of Sputnik 1.
Mentioned missions will be discussed focusing on the target and new features added in these mission to rocket technology advancement. (Apollo mission, shuttle mission, voyager mission, pathfinder rover, Cassini mission, Curiosity rover, Rosetta mission, Hubble space telescope, Juno mission, Communication satellites, GPS satellites, Earth reviewing satellites, International Space Station, Space Launch System, Space X missions.