MOOC Introduction to Satellite communications on Coursera


How is a satellite built? How do they fly? How do they communicate and how does the network operate? You get all the answers in this course from teachers and researchers from three schools associated with IMT.

The course is made of : teaching videos, equipment demonstrations and simulation programs. They will guide you through the discovery of satellite communications. Professionals in the space field will share there vocation for this scientific and technical sector. Did you ever wanted to know more about transponders, the geostationary orbit, QPSK modulation, channel coding, link budget, TCP over large bandwdith x delay product links ?

Eager to learn more about satellite communications, understand how satellites are designed, or how the associated terrestrial installations? Thanks to the “Introduction to satellite communications” MOOC you will understand the wide-ranging communications system that provides mobile telephones services, television and even internet access. This is the first MOOC on satellite communications, a domain in which France plays a major international role.

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