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ISRU 101




8 Weeks


About the Course

Course Description:

“ISRU 101” is a beginner-level digital course designed to introduce you to the fascinating world of In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) in space exploration. In this course, you will learn the fundamental concepts about space resources, how they can be harnessed, the value of these resources, and the innovative technologies developed by the private and public space sector for space resource extraction, with a special focus on lunar resources. Whether you're a space enthusiast or simply curious about the future of space exploration, this course will provide you with a solid foundation in ISRU.

Course Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the concept of In-Situ Resource Utilization and its significance in space exploration.

  2. Identify the key space resources available on the Moon and in other celestial bodies.

  3. Understand the value and potential applications of space resources.

  4. Explore the innovative technologies and methods used for space resource extraction.

  5. Recognize the roles of both private and public space sectors in ISRU development.

  6. Discuss the environmental and ethical considerations in space resource utilization.

  7. Be aware of the career opportunities in the space resource industry.

The course will include a “Vocabulary Link” to our space-related glossary.

All participants who complete this course will be eligible for an accredited Certificate of Completion issued by Moon Trades and our partner organization: Global STEM Initiative (GSI). All final assessments and certification eligibility meet CPD accreditation standards and can be used internationally to further your academic knowledge in the realm of space sciences.

Your Instructor

All Moon Trades courses are accredited by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certification, and continuously updated to provide the most recent and accurate industry information as discoveries are made within the realm of this exciting field.

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