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SPST203 - History of Space Flight

Course Details

Course Code: SPST203 Course ID: 4957 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is a history of human activity in space and includes rocketry, space associations, voluntary organizations, human flight, unmanned flight, satellites, science-fiction, and ballistic missiles. The History of Space is a survey of humanity’s quest to explore outer space, “the final frontier.” This course is a history of human activity concerning, about, and in space and includes early humanity’s fascination with the heavens, the quest for knowledge about what lay beyond the sky, human flight, unmanned flight, the development of rocketry and satellites, the role of early space associations and voluntary organizations, space exploration and ballistic missiles and the increased militarization of space, and science fiction. (Prerequisite: SPST200)





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Book Title: This New Ocean: The Story of the Space Age - The eBook is avaialble through the APUS Online Library.
Author: Burrows, William E.
Publication Info: Modern Library
ISBN: 9780375754852

Book Title:This New Ocean: The Story of the Space Age - The eBook is avaialble through the APUS Online Library.
ISBN:9780375754852
Author:Burrows, William E.
Unit Cost:$15.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.