Rocket Science for Amateurs

MECH&AE 715.05

In this 2-hour webinar you will understand a basic understanding on how rockets and satellite work. 

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What you can learn.

  • Understand the fundamentals of rockets and how they are designed and developed
  • Develop a strong understanding of the challenges of launching manned spacecraft
  • Learn about the rocket technologies behind launching satellites
  • Analyze technical challenges in going to Mars

About this course:

Introduction to the key issues associated with rocket design, including the space industry and its needs, current vehicles, mission requirements, orbits, launch sites, performance, ascent to orbit, rocket structures and layouts, navigation and control, riding on a rocket, how they’re built, tested, and launched, some accidents and lessons learned.

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