16.891J | Spring 2003 | Graduate

Space Policy Seminar


Most weeks there are extensive reading from class handouts, the texts listed in the syllabus and the documents below. See the Calendar for specific assignments.

Reading 01

Reading 02

  • Rogers Commission Report (PDF)
  • README First - Challenger Accident Resources (PDF)
  • Lessons Learned from Challenger (PDF)

Reading 03

  • Resources for the Commercial Habitation Module Memo Assignment (PDF)
  • Space Commercialization is Critical to Success (PDF)
  • Space Station Overview
  • Commercial Habitation Module (PDF)
  • Alternate Habitation Module Concept (PDF)
  • A Commercial Habitation Module: Good for Nasa, Good for Industry, Good for Everyone (PDF)
  • Breaking New Ground in Space Commercialization (PDF)