If you have always been curious about the activities going on outside of earth, then the introduction to aerospace engineering online course with focus in astronautics and human Spaceflight is for you. The study of spaceflight is an exciting field, and you don’t need a graduate degree in Rocket Science to share in the excitement! The Introduction to Aerospace Engineering online course makes the basics of spaceflight accessible to everyone.
Spaceflight is exciting, and you don’t have to be a “Rocket Scientist” to share in the excitement! Introduction to Aerospace Engineering online course makes the basics of spaceflight accessible to everyone. Join MIT Professor Jeffrey Hoffman, a former NASA astronaut who made five spaceflights and was the first astronaut to log 1000 hours on the Space Shuttle, as he teaches you the core principles behind space travel and exploration. The course will cover how rockets work, how spacecraft move in orbit, how we create artificial environments inside spacecraft to keep astronauts alive and healthy, what it’s like living in a world without gravity, how the human body adapts to space, and how spacewalks happen, plus more. Many lessons in the Introduction to Aerospace Engineering online course will be illustrated with Professor Hoffman’s own experiences in space.