International Certificate Course
in Space Sciences 2023

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International Certificate Course in
Space Sciences 2023

What is so unique about this course?

This course is truly unparalleled, the way it is written and more importantly the effect it promises to have on you.

This is a unique course written by the Program Head in the much sought-after long form style. The content is interspersed with curated short videos and illustrations, this makes the powerful long form content even more engaging. To see syllabus topics, scroll down

What is the benefit of participating in this course?

This Space Course prepares you to understand and appreciate various aspects of space sciences.

Here is the primary benefit, you will be able to appreciate space sciences and its role in your life, maybe you will work in the space sector (which is very likely) or maybe you will not, whichever it is, knowing about space will only benefit you, we are the children of the stars.

Your journey did not begin with your birthday, it began inside a point of infinite energy 13.7 billion years ago. As for the for worldly benefits, here they are;

1. You receive certificates with official IARF and related logos – the coveted IARF-ICUN courses have been offered since 2006 and are known for their high quality content, participants from IITs and IIMs and from across the globe have benefited by participating in these courses.

2. You boost your academic performance – (if you are a student, sure you will get more marks in your exams including the competitive exams).

3. You boost your career prospects – (just remember, space sector economy is already here and it is highly likely you will be working in something related to space)

4. The way the course is written, you will further improve as a person as you better appreciate the sheer vastness of it all and your significance in this 93 billion light years wide universe, there is a reason they say, “astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience.”

How do I participate?

To participate click on the Register Now button below,

Register Now – National | Register Now – International

Here are some important details about the course;

Eligibility: Exposure to basics of science

Mode & Language: Online Course in English

How it works: On paying the fee, you will receive login credentials to access the course through our learning management system. After you have completed the course, you can take the online exam and download your certificate.

Fee for National Participants: ₹1999 for students | ₹ 2499 for Educators & Non students
Fee for International Participants: USD 45

Optimal Learning Duration: The course is self-paced by its very structure, at a leisurely pace, participants take 1-2 months to complete the course.

Assessments: On successful submission of assignment work (attached to each chapter), the final exam (Multiple Choice Questions, MCQs) can be taken.

Grade Points: Grade Points will be awarded on the basis of assignment work and exam; the grading will be primarily based on the results of the final MCQ exam.

Discussion Forum: Edmodo Classroom (for academic interaction only)

Certification & Awards: Participants will receive certificates with official logo and grade points will be awarded on the basis of their performance in assessments. Select participants will receive medals of honor

Course offered by: ICSC | IARF
Program Head: Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Head Scientist, IARF-ICSC

For any queries,
Email on space@iarf.res.in | Call / Whatsapp on 8454041484

International Certificate Course in Space Sciences 2023

Syllabus Topics

The Beginning
Scientific Method & Scientific Evidence
The Standard Model of Particle Physics
Astronomical System of Units
Electromagnetic Spectrum & Spectroscopy
Types of Telescopes
How to Become an Astronaut

The Building Blocks
The Periodic Table
Building Blocks of Life
Ethics of Space Exploration
Scope of Astrobiology
Human Spaceflight
Space Missions of the Future

Are We Alone?
Theories about the Origin of Life
Search for Extraterrestrial life
The Fermi Paradox
The The Panspermia Hypothesis
Space Robots
Life as we know it

Planet Hunt
Life in Solar System
The Comet Strikes
Extrasolar Planets
Overview of Planetary Geology
Living on Mars
The Asteroid Ferry

The Big Bang
Insights into Big Bang Model
Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation
Expansion of the Universe
Interstellar Medium
Black Holes and Dark Matter
Interplanetary Medium

Children of Stars
The Hubble Classification of Galaxies
Stellar Evolution
The Main Sequence
Mining in Space
Zero Gravity Environment
Habitable Zones of Stars

Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying”

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