University of Colorado Boulder
The Business, Politics, Policy, & Players of Space Programs
University of Colorado Boulder

The Business, Politics, Policy, & Players of Space Programs

This course is part of Pathway to Space Specialization

Taught in English

Chris Koehler

Instructor: Chris Koehler

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

19 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • You will learn about the cosmos and your place in it, the ways we explore space, and how people and politics play a role in what we learn.

  • Plus you will learn how space influences everything in our world all while find your pathway to space.

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9 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

19 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 9 modules in this course

Chris and Jack Waldorf (CUB) perform an overview of how political entities enable and define space exploration and space policy through an elaborate and highly contributed to budget process. [CUB = University of Colorado Boulder]

What's included

9 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Chris, Dr. Eric Alston (CUB), and Dr. Zack Donohew (CUB) explore the inevitable role Governance has played and will play in the exploration of space. [CUB = University of Colorado Boulder]

What's included

9 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Chris and Dr. Dan Baker (LASP) discuss an overview of the societal role of space, government space exploration programs, and the future of space in academia and industry. [LASP = Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics]

What's included

10 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Chris and Dr. James Stuart conduct an examination of entrepreneurship’s role in the development of the space industry and civilian engagement in space exploration and science.

What's included

12 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Chris and Scott Tibbitts walk on the path of a space entrepreneur from their creation, to their idea, their fundraising, the formation of their company, and the impact their solution provides to the space industry.

What's included

10 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Chris and Dr. Penny Axelrad (CUB) provide an overview of the Global Positioning System (GPS) - what it is, how it works, and the many ways we rely on it. [CUB = University of Colorado Boulder]

What's included

10 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Chris and David Ferguson (SpaceX) discuss an overview of the two SpaceX programs Starship and Starlink and their impacts on our future in space.

What's included

8 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Chris and Dr. Janet Kavandi (Sierra Space) conduct an overview of Sierra Space’s Dream Chaser, Life Habitat, and Orbital Reef programs and how they are making space accessible and equitable to all while improving life on Earth.

What's included

8 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Chris and Ashleigh Bailey (CUB) explore the concept, components, and benefits of the Space Minor program offered to all students of the University of Colorado Boulder. [CUB = University of Colorado Boulder]

What's included

9 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Instructor

Chris Koehler
University of Colorado Boulder
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