Space Studies (GC)

The online graduate certificate in space studies from American Public University (APU) provides advanced instruction in orbital mechanics, past and current space exploration endeavors, remote sensing, and the role of space in support of modern warfare.

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What you'll learn

  • Learn the laws of planetary motion and gravitation, as well as the effects that gravity has on astronomical bodies
  • Increase your knowledge of spacecraft maneuvers, including transfer orbits and rendezvous
  • Enhance your understanding of organizations critical to the technological advance of American space
  • Study the political and commercial significance of major national and international space missions, projects, and operations
  • Understand key factors and events that shaped both the civilian and military exploration of space
$425 / credits
  • Start DateMonthly
  • Credits18
  • Skill LevelIntermediate
  • LanguageEnglish
  • CertificateYes