Space Policy Seminar

Photo of the International Space Station photographed from the departing Space Shuttle Atlantis.
International Space Station photographed from the departing Space Shuttle Atlantis. (Image courtesy of NASA.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

16.891J / ESD.129

As Taught In

Spring 2003

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

The seminar explores current issues in space policy as well as the historical roots for the issues. Emphasis on critical policy discussion combined with serious technical analysis. The range of issues covers national security space policy, civil space policy, as well as commercial space policy. Issues explored include: the GPS dilemma, the International Space Station choices, commercial launch from foreign countries, and the fate of satellite-based cellular systems.

Hastings, Daniel, and Jeffrey Hoffman. 16.891J Space Policy Seminar, Spring 2003. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-891j-space-policy-seminar-spring-2003 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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