University of Houston
A Brief History of Human Spaceflight
University of Houston

A Brief History of Human Spaceflight

Taught in English

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Dr. Chuck Layne

Instructor: Dr. Chuck Layne

4.4

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There are 12 modules in this course

A welcome video and course syllabus

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1 video1 reading

Learn about the Apollo 11 moon landing with interesting interviews with the astronauts who made history

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1 video1 reading1 quiz

Learn about how previous generations thought about the possibility of space travel

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1 video1 reading3 quizzes

Learn about how rockets were developed from the ancient Chinese through today's powerful rockets

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1 video1 reading2 quizzes

Learn about steps the Soviet Union took to launch the first man in space

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1 video1 reading3 quizzes

Learn about the United State's first efforts to put a human in space

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1 video1 reading2 quizzes

Learn about how NASA refined their human space flight program in preparation for a moon landing

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1 video1 reading3 quizzes

Learn about the last technical innovations required to land a human on the moon

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3 videos1 reading3 quizzes

Learn about how the early steps taken to send humans in space for extended missions

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1 video1 reading2 quizzes

Learn how the Soviet Union and US began to learn to collaborate in space

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1 reading1 quiz

Learn about activities on the Russian Mir space station and the extensive activities with the Americans

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1 reading3 quizzes

Learn about the various disasters that occur during the period of human spaceflight

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1 reading2 quizzes

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4.4 (73 ratings)
Dr. Chuck Layne
University of Houston
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