– Florida Institute of Technology has developed a new online course for spring 2005, SPC 5011- Human Space Systems. An elective in the master’s degree in
space systems program offered through the School of Extended Graduate Studies, this course is the third space-systems course that Florida Tech has offered
Course instructor, Don Platt, says: “President Bush’s space initiative has put new emphasis on the human space exploration. This course will expose the
student to the latest technology in human space systems, explore all engineering subsystems and trade-offs for human space systems and cover the past,
present and future of human space exploration.”
The course covers such topics as the role of astronauts in space, astronaut and cosmonaut achievements in space research, extravehicular activity,
long-duration space flight and lunar exploration, the space shuttle, space stations, future space habitats and lunar bases. Spring 2005 online courses
begin January 10, 2005. For more information, contact Platt at (321) 243-4633 or firstname.lastname@example.org.