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ASTR 1311 - Introduction to Space Science

3 sem. hrs. (2:2)
A survey of astronomy and space science from the time of the ancients to the search for extrasolar planetary systems. The course will cover human interpretations of space from the time of prehistoric peoples, through the Copernican revolution, to the modern tools of astronomical observation, rocketry, satellite communications, remote sensing, and exobiology. This course counts toward the natural science component of University Core Curriculum. Safety training given during a laboratory meeting early in the semester is required for continued participation in this course.



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