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About the Course

This capstone project course will give you a taste of what data scientists go through in real life when working with real datasets. You will assume the role of a Data Scientist working for a startup intending to compete with SpaceX, and in the process follow the Data Science methodology involving data collection, data wrangling, exploratory data analysis, data visualization, model development, model evaluation, and reporting your results to stakeholders. You are tasked with predicting if the first stage of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will land successfully. SpaceX advertises Falcon 9 rocket launches on its website, with a cost of 62 million dollars; other providers cost upward of 165 million dollars each, much of the savings is because SpaceX can reuse the first stage. Therefore if you can accurately predict the likelihood of the first stage rocket landing successfully, you can determine the cost of a launch. With the help of your Data Science findings and models, the competing startup you have been hired by can make more informed bids against SpaceX for a rocket launch. This course is the final course in the IBM Data Science Professional Certificate as well as the Applied Data Science with Python Specialization. It is expected that you have completed all of the prior courses in the specialization/certificate before starting this one, as it requires the application of the knowledge and skills taught in those courses. In this course, there will not be too much new learning, and instead, the focus will be on hands-on work to demonstrate what you have learned in the previous courses. If you choose to take this course and earn the Coursera course certificate, you will also earn an IBM digital badge upon successful completion of the course....

Top reviews

LD
Oct 23, 2019

Its was great experience in completing the project using all skills that we learned in the course, thanks to coursera and IBM for giving me an opportunity to update my selft and also to test my skills

SG
Mar 3, 2020

Very good capstone project. Learnt lot of insights on how to represent data through out this course.\n\nVery good starting point for ""Data Science" field. I would definitely recommend this course.

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By Varun V

Mar 13, 2019

The course should have explained more about using the Four Squrae API.

By Xin G

Feb 27, 2020

almost the best and available recourses for data science beginners!

By poongodi

Jul 27, 2021

Excellent but restrictions on usage of foursquare was a draw back

By Nguyen T H

Mar 19, 2020

Can we have more Artificial Intelligence algorithm in this course

By Roger S P M

Jan 18, 2019

Hard final assignment. But a good way to wrap up the certificate.

By Constantinos L

Nov 2, 2019

Was very good although I was expecting something more advanced

By VIGNESHKUMAR R

Dec 25, 2019

Learn new concept in this course .Thanks to IBM and coursera.

By Daniel D

Sep 22, 2021

A good level of challenge, didn't need the 50 slide PP.

By Acap A

Mar 30, 2021

Overall is good. Highly recommended for beginners.

By Lydia

Jan 25, 2021

Great to have an introduction into data science.

By Jan-Willem B

Jul 1, 2020

Very good course with helpfull assignments.

By Fab T

May 24, 2019

Very Difficult to finish..big last project

By Siwarak L

Feb 11, 2020

The detail of the course is quite limited.

By Abdul S M G

Apr 19, 2020

Good introductory course on Data Science.

By Umesh S

Aug 9, 2020

please update the practice notebooks

By Yu M C

Dec 24, 2019

very long to get anything reviewed.

By alberto i

Aug 1, 2019

Kind of difficult for beginners

By 王童燕

Jan 7, 2020

Interesting projects included!

By Napattarapon P

Sep 11, 2019

Useful course for starter

By Hardik R S

Feb 24, 2019

Little bit hard

By Deepak N

Aug 12, 2019

Good exposure.

By YIFAN H

Nov 10, 2019

真的难,对我这个初学者来说

By Angam P

Sep 15, 2019

great course

By zoubair a

Jun 2, 2020

good course

By Magnus B

Jun 10, 2019

Fun course!