ENAE 483/788D - Fall, 2023
Lecture #01
Course Syllabus/Team Projects

  Space Systems Laboratory - Department of Aerospace Engineering - University of Maryland

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Lecture Notes

Lecture slides (PDF; 2.6 Mb, 49 pgs.)

Lecture Videos

Supplemental Notes

Supplemental Videos

Clip from "Spider" (episode of From the Earth to the Moon - HBO Films) [MOV (MPEG 4) - 138 Mb] - I think this is the most realistic depiction of aerospace vehicle design ever shown in a fictional film.


Website References

National Institute of Aerospace RASC-AL site detailing their competition, including the descriptions of their themes for 2020 (http://rascal.nianet.org).

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) (http://ntrs.nasa.gov/search) - Every technical report published by or for NASA, and for NACA before that. Many reports are instantly downloadable in PDF format.

AIAA Technical Reports (http://www.aiaa.org) - Free access to AIAA meeting papers and journals from university computers (not to mention the description of the AIAA Space Design Competition for 2022)

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