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On the left: the JUNO mission (NASA) was launched on 5 agosto 2011 e and it will be orbited around Jupiter in 2017. Its main purposes are the study of the atmosphere and of the interna structure of the planet. On the centre: artist view of the Cassini and Huygens probes at Saturn. On the right: Saturn almost at equinox, as seen from Cassini (ISS Cassini).

Exams

 

 

NEW: Examination dates (2018):

Space Missions and Systems / Space Environment:

- 15 June 2018 (exams may start on the 14th)

- 22 June 2018

-   2 July 2018 

- 13 July 2018 

- 13 September 2018

  

General Information: Usually oral exams start at 10 AM, in my office. Tentative schedules/calendar of the exams will be posted one day ahead the published date, on this web site. If you have special needs concerning the schedule, please send me an email. Should you decide not to accept the score or fail the exam altogether, please note that you'll have to wait 20 day before being able to take the exam again. 

Space Missions and Systems: For students who successfully passed the home tests, the examination consists in a standard Q&A interview of approximately 30 min. Students who did not pass the home tests will take a quick multiple choice test prior to the oral exam. Typical duration is 15 minutes, for 15 questions. On the basis of the outcome, students will be notified the maximum score attainable in the oral exam. They will then decide whether or not to take the oral exam. The examination is a thorough oral test (approximately two hours) on all topics addressed in the course. 

Space Environment: Students will take a quick multiple choice test prior to the oral exam. Typical duration is 15 minutes, for 15 questions. On the basis of the outcome, students will be notified the maximum score attainable in the oral exam. They will then decide whether or not to take the oral exam. The oral examination is a standard Q&A interview of approximately 30 min. 

BepiColombo. Mission to Mercury.