A New Approach to Higher Education on Space

by David C. Webb, Univ of North Dakota, United States,
James A. Vedda, Univ of North Dakota, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space


Many universities around the country offer various types of space-related programs at undergraduate and graduate levels. These tend to be narrowly focused on space science or aerospace engineering. While this kind of specialized training is essential, the all-encompassing nature of space development also requires people who possess a broader background that links policy, business, and technology. A new program at the University of North Dakota (UND) aims to train this vital segment of the space community.

Subject Headings: Aerospace engineering | Engineering education | Space exploration | Colleges and universities | Business management | Undergraduate study | Training

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