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MAE 476: Space Flight and Systems

Course Description

Introduction to fundamental concepts of space flight and vehicles, emphasizing performance aspects and basic analytical expressions. Common analysis methods and design criteria for launch vehicles, orbital mechanics, atmospheric re-entry, stabilization, thermal, power, and attitude control.

Pre-requisite Courses

These courses must be taken before taking MAE 476:

  • Course subject: MAE
  • Course number: 476
  • Credit hours: 3
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