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SPST201 - Introduction to Space Flight

 

Students in this course assess the major aspects of space flight. The course covers space flight from early rocketry through the development of satellite navigation, meteorology, and telecommunications, up to human space flight. Course topics also include: rocket propulsion, basic orbital mechanics, the space environment, living and working in space, and an overview of non-U.S. space programs. Instruction is primarily through readings, along with weekly forums. There will be weekly quizzes, and a paper. (Prerequisite: SPST200)

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

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