SICSA

Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture

Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture (SICSA)

  • To Infinity and Beyond…with a Nice Place to Sleep
  • Genesis Single Person Spacecraft Interior Design Competition
    SICSA Students Win Superior Design Award
  • Ancile-Hab
    The Shield of Mars. SICSA team was one of ‘Top 30’ finalists of 3D-printed Habitat Challenge competition.
  • Space Exploration
    Modular Architecture for 0-G
  • Lunar Habitat
    Surface Habitat Concept
  • Space Exploration
    TransHabitat
  • The Expedition
    A Cislunar / Martian Orbiter
  • Deep Space Exploration
    Mission to Phobos and Deimos
  • Planetary Exploration
    Mars Surface Base
  • Extreme Environment
    Offshore Oil Rig Re-Purposing
  • Mars Transfer Vehicle
    Re-Configurable Building System

MS-Space Architecture Curriculum

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PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Course of Study: Students must have a minimum of 30 credit hours of approved study that include the following courses. All Master students have to submit his/her Master project draft proposal after the first semester of their study.

SpaceHab scholarship. The scholarship opportunity depends on availability of funds with additional criteria such as:

1. A student can be awarded with the scholarship based on his/her admission merits such as portfolio, GPA and reference letters; and

2. During the semester, based on his/her class performance, which is evaluated by the faculty and invited reviewers during by-weekly class pin-ups.

30 Credit Hours (For full-time graduate students)

Fall Semester

SPAC 6201, Man Systems Integration 
SPAC 6401, Space Systems Technology Studio
SPAC 6398, Special Problems/Independent Study (elective) 
Elective class eligible for Graduate Program and approved by the Program Director

Spring Semester

SPAC 6203, Spacecraft and Habitat Design
SPAC 6403, Mission Planning and Analysis
SPAC 6398, Special Problems/Independent Study (elective) 
Elective class eligible for Graduate Program and approved by the Program Director

Fall Semester

SPAC 6298, Special Problems/Independent Study and
SPAC 6405, Advanced Design and Analysis
or
SPAC 7410, Master's Project: Space Architecture 

 

30 Credit Hours (Part-time curriculum for professionals)

Fall Semester

SPAC 6201, Man Systems Integration
SPAC 6401, Space Systems Technology Studio

Spring Semester

SPAC 6203, Spacecraft and Habitat Design
SPAC 6403, Mission Planning and Analysis

Fall Semester

SPAC 6298, Special Problems/Independent Study
SPAC 6404, Mission Planning and Analysis II

Spring Semester

SPAC 6298, Special Problems/Independent Study
SPAC 6405, Advanced Design and Analysis

Fall Semester

SPAC 6298, Special Problems/Independent Study
SPAC 7410, Master's Project: Space Architecture