The Man on the Moon, An Odyssey in Space Engineering

General description

The BEST Summer Course 2011, "The Man on the Moon, an Odyssey in Space Engineering" is a course in technology that will study the possibility of a crewed space station on the moon's surface.

There will also be a strong cultural and social component to complement the academic part of the course, where you can visit the most fascinating locations in the Lisbon metropolitan area.

Academic information

Fields of activity:
Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering , Biology , Civil Engineering , Geology , Physics/Physics Engineering
Content and topics:
- Introduction to Astrophysics - Resource Management - Alternative Energy Solutions - Aeronautics - Biology/Medicine - the human being in a Lunar Environment - Architecture - Civil Engineering - Solutions for lunar construction - Astrobiology
Learning goals and objectives:
Achieving introductory knowledge in all topics regarding aeronautical and space engineering.
Examination type:
Oral presentation of the course projects.
ECTS credits issued:
Not known yet

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation Letter

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Lodging:
We will be staying at the University's Students dorm. Bring your sleeping bag because you'll need it.
Meals:
The meals will either be at the Faculty┬┤s canteen or provided by the organizers.
Transportation:
All the transportation in the SC activities will be provided by the organizers.