Educational program
Spacecraft Engineering

Basic information

Form of attendance Full-time
Duration 4 years
Language Tuition fees


6000 USD per year

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Head of the program Olga Tushavina Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor

Bachelor's Degree Program

Do you dream space flights and solar system exploration? Space industry establishes the future of human civilization. Moscow Aviation Institute trains experts who are able to lead projects in space communication systems, satellite navigation systems, and manned spacecraft.

Key features

The program is based on the experience of the Soviet space program and the latest Russian space developments. A lot of space and launch vehicles constitute the largest educational base in Russia for laboratory research and practical training. MAI students have launched 9 satellites designed and manufactured at the university laboratories.

Principal Subjects

  • Design of spacecrafts;
  • Satellite construction; Ballistics of space flight;
  • Aerodynamics and thermodynamics;
  • Propulsion systems;
  • Spacecraft control systems;
  • Strength theory; Methods of CAD-engineering.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the program gain deep knowledge of theoretical disciplines and knowledge of various constructive approaches and technological solutions for modern aerospace industry. This allows them to begin their career in any of the world’s aerospace companies such as NASA, Boeing, Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), RosCosmos, European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company (EADS), SpaceX, Thales, Magellan Aerospace.

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