Oct 27, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AES 2050 - Aviation and Aerospace History and Development



Credits: 3

Description: This course examines how individuals and defining events of the past influenced the development of aviation and aerospace science. From early myths to advents in aerospace science, such as advances in propulsion systems, structural materials, navigation techniques, high altitude flights, weather analysis, UAV/UAS development, and space exploration are considered. We vicariously relive many of the extraordinary experiences of early aviators and space pioneers. The evolution of aviation science in comparison to aerospace science is described. Historical events are analyzed for applicability to embracing future opportunities and career paths in aviation and space science.



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