Astronomical courses offered by educational establishments

Here is a list of astronomy courses that could be of interest to members

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An introductory course to Aerospace Engineering: Astronautics and Human Spaceflight. Delivered by Astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman at MIT. A free 8 week course with vertified certificates available to be purchased. Begins on September 6th 2016

Discover how optical Earth observation data is gathered and used in this free online course from the European Space Agency (ESA). Starts: 12th September 2016 :-

Explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special. Should we send humans to our Moon again? Starts: 31st October 2016

Explore our oceans from space. Discover how Earth observation allows us to monitor ocean health, and inform policy and planning. Delivered by EUMETSAT (The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites is Europe's operational satellite agency monitoring the weather and climate), Certificates will be available to purchase after completion of course. Join now, starts 24 October

Learn the basic science needed for humans to survive on Mars, with this free online science course that is delivered by Monash University. Starts October 24th

Explore the night sky, discover how stars formed and find out about exoplanets, all through the constellation of Orion, Register your interest to begin on January 9th 2017

A free 5 week course with certificates that are available to be purchased, Date: TBA. Explore our planet from space and learn how Earth observation is used to monitor climate change, with this free online course.

Some of these courses are free while others require a course fee

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