Introduction to Space

Introduces the student to elements of astronomy and space sciences, the history of NASA and earth missions and operations and simple physics of satellite orbits, types of orbits and orbital terminology. Space environment and its effects on satellite and equipment. Discussion of satellites, types of satellites and their uses. Prerequisite: MA-114 or Corequisite: MA-261. Offered during Fall semester only. (3-0-3)

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