This course provides students with a comprehensive and accurate approach for the specification and detailed design of different spacecraft payloads, including optical payload, microwave payload, communications payload, and planetary exploration payload. Reliability analysis and its application will also be covered for space systems. Payload design projects will be assigned to students during the course. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisites: LE/ENG 2001 3.00; SC/ENG 2002 3.00 or permission of the instructor.