Manuel Sanjurjo Rivo




Dr. Manuel Sanjurjo Rivo is an assistant professor at the Aerospace Department of UC3M. His research interests range from celestial mechanics to space tether dynamics or trajectory optimization. He teaches several grade and master courses in flight dynamics and astrodynamics.

In particular, he has been teaching the classroom version of “The Conquest of Space” for three years. In this course, he presents the historical context of the birth and development of spaceflight and guides through the political, social, and cultural impact of space exploration in the society.

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Explore the history of space travel and learn the basics of aerospace engineering. Space exploration plays a major role in the history of humankind. The cultural, political and sociological repercussions are extraordinary, and the amount of resources dedicated to space exploration is enormous. This aerospace course is a first step for those interested in learning more about the history of the space and the impact of space exploration on our daily lives.

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