Space Mission Areas and Capabilities

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The Space Mission Areas and Capabilities Course is designed for students who are interested in gaining entry level knowledge regarding the various broad categories of space capabilities and how they are employed in the space industry. Topics covered in this course include remote sensing, space-based communications, position, navigation and timing systems, space-based environmental monitoring, scientific exploration, commercial uses of space, and military uses of space. Students who complete this course will gain a better understanding of the space technologies used to support the global economy.