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SPST305 - Introduction to Orbital Mechanics


Students taking this course compute and calculate satellite orbits, planetary orbits, solar system orbits, and other essential space orbits. Designed for the non-scientist student, this course provides a fundamental understanding of how orbital mechanics works in space. (Prerequisites: MATH111 and SPST200 or SPST300)





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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Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Understanding Space, 3rd Ed - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9780073407753
Publication Info: McGraw-Hill
Author: Sellers
Unit Cost: $96.44
Electronic ISBN: 9781259215209
Electronic Unit Cost: $35.00