Practical case: Constellations for the Internet of the Future - from IoT to 5G
Online - GMT +1 Timezone - Lisbon time
Small Satellites are revolutionizing the sector bringing affordable Internet to services to anywhere, anytime. Spaceway recognizes its importance and brings the theoretical and practical education to all interested.
This intensive space course provides the skills and expertise about the process of designing and developing a small satellite space mission for satellite communications and gives you deep insights into business applications. From mission analysis and design to systems engineering, project management, and commercial innovation, the course combines the knowledge from academia and industry with hands-on training.
Have you ever wished to develop new skills and learn more about different space topics in an international environment?
Now that's possible in the comfort of your home. This intensive and online course brings you live classes lectured by distinguished academics and professionals with the same goal: share their knowledge in a practical way, interact with all the participants (high value networking) and taking your professional career to the next level.
NewSpace Academy students have different professional backgrounds and academic degrees so, answering to a frequent question, this course is for you if:
You're 18 years old or more
Want to acquire In-depth knowledge about Small Satellites
Want to do Hands-on activities and a presentation to jurors and stakeholders
Want to network with relevant persons from the Space industry
Seek job opportunities
Want to leverage your professional career to the next level
On successful completion of this course, you will have a good understanding and earn knowledge on:
How satellites are engineered
The space environment and its effects on satellites
Satellite platform systems and design requirements
Satellite communications and emerging technologies
Applications of small, low-cost satellites
Space mission analysis and design
Space systems engineering and project management
Commercial applications and soft-skills
What you'll get
Access to NewSpace Academy’s Classroom
Join the international NewSpace Academy’s Community
Access to materials, presentations and expert know-how
Live and direct interaction with lecturers who are relevant persons in the Aerospace sector
Room for brainstorming and networking with each participant
Create a Roadmap that will become the pillar of your entire path
Your space mission
Content Creation and Outreach
Monetization (Business, Career, Ambassador)
IoT, 5G and the Future of SatComs
Current Trends on SatComs
Spectrum Legislation and Regulation
Requirements & Regulatory Aspects
Emerging technologies and State-of-the-art
Attitude Determination & Control Systems
Business Model Canva
Market Analysis & Time to Market
Partners & Competitors
Space Project Management
Eldrige de Melo
Project Lifecycle & Milestones
Risk & Cost Analysis
Technology Readiness Level
Leadership Styles & Methodologies
Out-of-the-Box Soft Skills
Creativity for decision making
Satellite Mission Analysis
Astrodynamics & Space Environment
Orbits & Orbital Perturbations
Orbital Analysis Outputs
Welcome Day: Introduction & Get to Know
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Introduction to projects
Ice Break and intros
Pitch Day: Presentations, Networking & Closing
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CEO at Spaceway
Jorge Monteiro is an aerospace engineer and business developer. He is driven by discovering the socio-economic value of scientific research and technological innovation. He is currently the CEO of Spaceway, and a fellow researcher at C-MAST in the University of Beira Interior. He is also a post-grad alumnus from International Space University and Porto Business School, where he majored in management, finance, and business development. He has managed national and international projects such as Nanostar, a 2M€ European project for smallsat education, UNIoT, and BioD’Agro, a decision support system for AgroBiodiversity. He was NPoC in Portugal for SGAC and has been involved in many STEM and undergrad education activities on NewSpace. His main areas of interest are astrodynamics, mission analysis, small satellite constellations, IoT, and cybersecurity.
Eldrige de Melo
Manager at Satellogic
Eldrige de Melo is a Space Project Manager with over 6 years of experience in the space industry. Master in Space Project Management from ISAE-SUPAERO and a post-graduate degree in Space Commercialization and Entrepreneurship from International Space University and FloridaTech.
He has a portfolio of work and project delivery in China, Angola, Poland, and for the European Space Agency, as well as experience in project management in various themes: AI, Earth Observation Constellations, Interplanetary Exploration, Synthetic Aperture Radar Satellites, SAR mobility applications and platform for service transactions and other space products.
Avionics and Onboard Software Manager at GMV
Daniel Silveira has a degree in Computer Science, specialising in Computation and Operative Systems. Having joined GMV in late 2000, he is currently Head of On-board Software Division (OBS) executing different tasks within the context of Aeronautics, Space and Defence (ASD). With more than 20 years of experience, Daniel Silveira is presently responsible for ESA and EU commissioned projects w.r.t to On-board Software and robotics solutions.
Operations Architecture at SES and Space, IoT, Optical & RF SIGINT Expert
In 2018, Tom Mladenov has been awarded the academic degree of Master of Science specialisation Electronics and ICT Engineering Technology by the Belgian universities of Hasselt (UHasselt) and Leuven (KU Leuven) with great distinction. In 2014 he received both the Flemish Peter Heller talent Award and the PXL Tech Award for the MARS project (Mobile Adaptive Radio System). In 2018 he was the first European to have reported a signal from ESA’s ESEO microsatellite. In 2019 he was awarded the Special Mention of the Jury by ESA’s Space Sustainability Award during the 21st European Interparliamentary Space Conference (EISC) in Berlin. Tom Mladenov also participated in ESA’s REXUS/BEXUS programme where he acted as RF-Electronics design Engineer. The project consisted of miniaturizing a laboratory setup targeting Electric Readout of NV spin center in Diamond enabling quantum Magnetic Field Detection. The experimental quantum magnetometer was launched on a stratospheric balloon in Kiruna, Sweden. The next iteration of the design was launched and commissioned aboard the ISS (SpaceX CRS-23). He has unique know-how and hands-on skills primarily in the field of satellite operations automation and communications.
Assistant Professor at University of Nottingham (UK)
Dr. Chantal Cappelletti is currently an Assistant Professor at University of Nottingham (UK), where she is affiliated with the Nottingham Geospatial Institute. Previously, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Brasilia (Brazil) and a visiting researcher at Morehead State University (USA). She is the co-founder of the Italian company GAUSS Srl. She has led 6 satellite projects in Italy (UNISAT program and others) and in Brazil (SERPENS, TuPOD). Actually she is working on a CubeSat program at University of Nottingham.
Her main research interests are: small satellites, biomedical research in space, space debris, attitude control and astrodynamics. She is a member of the International Academy of Astronautics.
José Pedro Ferreira
Fulbright Fellow and Aerospace Engineer
José Pedro Ferreira is a Fulbright Fellow pursuing a doctoral degree in Astronautical Engineering at University of Southern California under the subject of space sustainability and environmental impact of space debris demise. He has been trained in concurrent engineering at ESA, and in nanosatellite technology at ISRO. José conducted graduate-level research at Delft University of Technology and at NASA Ames Research Center.
As an aerospace engineer, he served as the lead systems engineer for the INFANTE project and as a guest lecturer at the Polytechnic Institute of Setubal where he also conducted research at its Center for Product Development and Technology Transfer. Furthermore, José worked as the co-lead of the Commercial Space Project Group within the Space Generation Advisory Council, is an effective member of the Entrepreneurship and Investment Committee at the International Astronautical Federation, and served as a delegate in the 57th and 58th Scientific and Technical Subcommittees of the UN COPUOS.
Control Specialist with the GNC division of the Space Segment and Robotics Business Unit of GMV
Dr. Pedro Lourenço received the BSc and MSc degrees in Aerospace Engineering in 2010 and 2012, respectively, both from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal, on the course of which he received the Merit Award. In 2019, he then received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from IST, while being a researcher with the Institute for Systems and Robotics. He was awarded the Best National Ph.D. Thesis in Robotics by the Portuguese Robotics Society for his dissertation on globally convergent simultaneous localization and mapping. Since 2019, he is a control specialist with the GNC division of the Space Segment and Robotics business unit of GMV, Lisbon, Portugal, where he has designed GNC/AOCS systems for spacecraft in ESA-contracted activities for addressing Rendezvous and Docking in near-rectilinear lunar orbits, the Lagrange telescope mission phases A/B1, reusable end-to-end space transportation systems, and developed embedded optimization algorithms for far-range rendezvous, constrained attitude control, reusable launch vehicles, among other applications. He is currently responsible for ESA projects w.r.t. control and optimization solutions.
Consulting & Skilling Manager of QSR Consulting
With +15 years of experience performing 5000+ hours of training activities for adult people, Diana Amaral is Consulting & Skilling Manager of QSR Consulting, focused on consulting activities and design of innovative training programs to up- and reskilling of HR for aerospace, defense, maritime and energy companies. She works side by side with the top management of several companies, seeking to develop strategies and tools that drive the improvement of professional performance.
Diana Amaral is team member of several funded ERAMUS+ and H2020 projects, providing innovative approaches to the soft skills field. Mentor of high competition athletes and finalist students, she seeks to integrate and reinforce skills for inclusion in the job market. She is also Lecturer at STATUS Vocational School, teaching Psychology. Diana has a degree in Psychology from the University of Coimbra.
Founder & CEO at re.gravity | Personal Branding for Space & Tech Leaders
Ksenia is a mentor of space and tech leaders and a co-founder of Re.Gravity - boutique marketing agency for space-related projects. She helps purpose driven leaders build their personal brands and develop businesses by leveraging digital platforms. Ksenia is the author of the course "Re.brand Your Space Identity" tailored for space entrepreneurs, experts, young professionals, STEAM students, and communicators. She is building a global space leaders community that drives an increase of space outreach.
Previously Ksenia led marketing and communications at Spacebit, the first commercial UK mission to the Moon. She gained professional experience at a Space News Magazine, SpaceWatch.Global and at the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA). She was also active in the private sector while working for the international companies Siemens and OMV in Vienna.
Senior Power System Engineer at ClearSpace
Gonçalo is a MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico. He has a total of 6 years experience in the space industry, in particular in the power electronics sector. Started his space career in his master thesis where he developed a rad-hard controler for a DC/DC low power converter. His first professional experience was in Thales Alenia Space in Belgium where he developed the power board for an electronics box for the Ariane 6 launcher. Afterwards joined the OHB power team where he participated in numerous projects in the pre-development phase and in more detail up to phase B2 in the CO2M project, part of the European Comission's Copernicus Programme. Recently, he joined ClearSpace where he's the Electrical Power System lead for the first ESA Active Debris Removal mission: ClearSpace-One.
Angel David Arcia Gil
Founder TelecoSS & Project Manager at BairesDev
Angel Arcia Gil is from Panama and he's the founder of TelecoSS, a platform to promote projects and Education in the areas of Technologies and Space. He's currently the Regional Coordinator of Space Generation Advisory Council for North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Angel was selected top-25 Emerging Space Leader by the International Astronautical Federation in 2021. Angel has worked as an Engineer, Project Manager and Professor in the Areas of Telecommunications and Space.