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Elizabeth City State University

SSCI 101: Introduction to Space Science (3)

The student will explore the early days of rocket development and orbit theory, the Cold War and the race to the moon, the Space Shuttle, future space developments, and the exploration of space by manned and unmanned spacecraft, including novel robotic probes like Spirit and Opportunity. The student will gain insights about the NASA Constellation program, the creation of a lunar outpost, and retirement of the space shuttle and the International Space Station. Discussions will also direct the student toward other nations that are entering the aerospace arena.

Prerequisites: None.