Introduction to Aerospace Engineering (Astronautics & Spaceflight)

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8 Weeks
3 March 2015 – 28 April 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Aeronautical-Astronautical Engineering
Prof. Jeffrey A. Hoffman
(Former NASA Astronaut)

Course Introduction

What I have learned

1. Basic Principles of Rocket Science
2. How spacecraft move in orbit (Orbital Mechanics)
3. Environmental Control and Life Support Systems (ECLSS)
4. Basic concepts of safety and risk management
5. The effects of weightlessness on the human body – Microgravity and Space Physiology
6. How to carry out a spacewalk (EVA)

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