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2008-2009 College Catalog 
2008-2009 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AES 4601 - Space Flight Operations II

3(3 + 0)

Prerequisite: AES 3600

Advanced issues related to space operations are investigated in this course. Topics include payload and spacecraft design, bioastronautics, spacecraft control systems, and launch vehicles. Emphasis is placed on current and proposed space transportation systems, space stations, and planetary exploration. Students practice principles of orbital mechanics and related calculations applied to operational management of space vehicles and space stations.

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