Space Environment, Data, Visualisation and Application

AER20002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 12 Hours face to face + blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to provide you with an introduction and overview of the principles & concepts related to the use of satellites and data produced and an overview of the operational risk inherent for Earth's orbital environment.
 Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
 On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate comprehension of theoretical concepts of both modules chosen 
2. Demonstrate basic knowledge of the practical applications of the theoretical concepts outlined in chosen modules
3. Describe current practices for space operations outlined in modules
4. Appraise current practices for space operations and provide solutions for real-world issues for chosen modules