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EF2228 Project in Space Technology 15.0 credits

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Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus EF2228 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The project tasks may include

  • design of a component of a satellite instrument or space vehicle system
  • investigation of space environment effects on space technology
  • literature search and summary of a particular field
  • programming of data processing and presentation tools.

Intended learning outcomes

After completing the course you should have some practical experience of performing one or several typical tasks in the field of space technology, including data analysis and development or evaluation of measurement techniques and instrumentation, designing part of a space vehicle or investigating the effects of space environment on various systems in space. You should be able to formulate a realistic goal for a time-restricted task, plan it, follow up the execution with the help of the formulated plan, and to be able to document your work in an effective way.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

For single course students: 60 hp and documented proficiency in english B or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

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No fixed litterature. Relevant material will be distributed by tutors on a case-to-case basis.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • PRO1 - Project Assignment, 15.0 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Written time plan and final report, and at least one written progress report

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Electrical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: