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AERN 385 - Space Operations


(3 hours) Prerequisites: MGMT 331. This course introduces the student to launch, mission operations, and facilities for manned and unmanned missions at U.S. and foreign sites. Satellite and spacecraft launch facility system discussion covers safety, meteorology, communications and tracking, and navigation and control systems. Examples of mission control, operations, and systems include spacecraft project description, and control site operations. Computer-based simulation instruction provides mission and site-specific operation detail. Additionally, students will explore principles of space navigation and the space environment and its interactions with orbiting bodies.  This course cannot be challenged.



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