Human Spaceflight

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5 Weeks
23 January 2017 – 13 March 2017
KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)
Aerospace Engineering
Prof. Christer Fuglesang
(ESA Astronaut)

Course Introduction

What I have learned

1. Historical overview of human space travel
2. Political, economical and community perspective of human space travel
3. The space environment
4. Human space vehicles and their requirements including space launchers, space shuttles, and space stations
5. Medical aspects of space travel
6. Life-sustaining systems on space vehicles
7. International Space Station (ISS) – Construction and Operation
8. Microgravity Research aboard the International Space Station (ISS)
9. Astronaut selection and training
10. Future of space travel and new frontiers

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