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SPST330 - Launch and Reentry Systems


This is a survey course of launch systems and re-entry principles that reviews the basic principles of rocket propulsion, and covers launch windows, times and locations, launch vehicles and their subsystems, the concept of staging, current launch systems, re-entry design including trade-offs and options, and ICBM re-entry systems.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Introduction to Launch Systems and Re-entry - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9781308656953
Publication Info: VS-McGraw-Hill
Author: No Author Specified
Unit Cost: $54.30
Electronic ISBN: 9781121679320
Electronic Unit Cost: $35.00