Life Support for Space Systems


Program Description

Life Support for Space Systems

Siberian State Aerospace University offers a unique programme for foreign and Russian students in the sphere of creating and operating space vehicles. It allows students to study the principles of creating and operating closed space systems and to get acquainted with the heart of Siberia, Krasnoyarsky Kray, and to observe its beauty.

Period: 29 July – 11 August, 2012


The programme is oriented upon students and PG students with a basic level in Physics and Computer Science.

Academic fields:

  • variety of space vehicles;
  • equipment for automation systems of space vehicles;
  • fundamentals of scientific work;
  • fundamentals of space flights;
  • fundamentals of power flows circulation in closed space systems;
  • theory of automatic control in space systems;
  • fundamentals of artificial neural networks;
  • AI system of space vehicles;
  • fundamentals of image processing;
  • unusual life support systems.

Hours per week: 30.

All participants will take exams and obtain transcripts with ECTS credits.

Language of instruction: English

Cost €520 includes

  • learning (120 hours or 4 ECTS credits);
  • academic excursions: visit of enterprises for production of small space vehicles, the scientific and training center “Rocket and Space Technology”, the students’ space mission control center of small space vehicles;
  • cultural programme (sightseeing tour, tour of the observatory, visit of the Krasnoyarsk Regional Museum of Local Lore, V.I. Surikov Estate-Museum, V.P. Astafyev Estate-Museum, National Park “Stolby”, Fun-Park “Bobrovy Log”, The Krasnoyarsk Dam, etc.)
  • travel pass for all transports,
  • full medical insurance within the whole period of stay,
  • use of Internet in the University.

Additionally paid:

  • dwelling (at the hotel, single rooms, amenities for two rooms) €300, incl. breakfast;
  • air travel;
  • visa procurement;
  • meals (supper, dinner, about €200 for 14 days);
  • additional excursions, the Russian language (optional).

Deadline: 31 May, 2012

Last updated Nov 2017

About the School

About the UniversityKrasnoyarsk today is known all over the world as one of the biggest Rocket and Space Centers in Russia with fundamental science, training of highly-qualified work power and industr ... Read More

About the UniversityKrasnoyarsk today is known all over the world as one of the biggest Rocket and Space Centers in Russia with fundamental science, training of highly-qualified work power and industry. More than 70% of Russian space vehicles are developed and produced in Krasnoyarsk. Siberian State Aerospace University (SibSAU), founded in 1960 as a unique higher educational institution where theoretical training is combined with practice in hi-tech enterprises, currently is a contemporary multi-disciplinary higher school where specialists in such high-technology and innovative spheres as rocket and space production as well as computer sciences, international business, finance, management, and humanities are trained.SibSAU has trained more than 20 000 specialists for these years. More than 60% of engineers, scientists and managerial staff of the basis enterprises – PJSC “ISS named after academician M.F. Reshetnev” and PJSC “Krasmash State Enterprise” – are the graduates of the Siberian State Aerospace University. Nowadays SibSAU named after academician M.F. Reshetnev is the internationally acclaimed scientific and educational center, leading higher school of the branch, leader in work power training for scientific organizations and enterprises of the defense body in the field of “Space Systems”. The University continues the traditions of the higher technical school combining theoretical teaching and works in science-driven basic enterprises of the space branch; it is considered to be one of the innovative centers of Russia. The scientific priorities of the University are “Space Information Systems”, “Secluded Manned Space Systems”, “Rocket and Space Vehicles Production”. In these areas, SibSAU takes the leading position in the Russian Federation, moreover, in workforce training and scientific research. Read less