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Chris Hadfield Teaches Space Exploration

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Overview

Teaches Space Exploration

Impossible things happen. At age nine, Chris Hadfield knew he wanted to go to space. He eventually went there three times, becoming a commander of the International Space Station. In his MasterClass, Chris teaches you what it takes to explore space and what the future holds for humans in the final frontier. Learn about the science of space travel, life as an astronaut, and how flying in space will forever change the way you think about living on Earth.

Syllabus

Class Trailer
1. Introduction
2. Astronaut Training
3. Rockets: How Rockets Work
4. Rockets: What It Feels Like to Launch
5. Rockets: Atmospheric Drag
6. Rockets: Orbital Mechanics
7. Rockets: Fuels and Propulsion
8. Rockets: The Price of Exploration
9. Spaceships: Capsule Design
10. Spaceships: Shuttles and Beyond
11. Spaceships: Navigation Systems and Human Variables
12. Spaceships: Navigating to the International Space Station
13. The ISS: Conception, Design, and Construction
14. The ISS: Life Support Systems
15. The ISS: Experiments
16. Leadership: Commanding the ISS
17. Training and Learning: One-Pagers
18. Comms: Mission Control Evolution and Operations
19. Spacewalking: Spacesuits
20. Spacewalking: Spacewalks
21. Spacewalking: Training
22. Spacewalking: Space and Perspective
23. Training and Learning: Simulations
24. Mars: How to Get to Mars
25. Mars: Living on Another Planet
26. Mars: In-Situ Resource Utilization
27. Mars: Exploring Mars, Geology, and Astrobiology
28. Conclusion: The Future of Exploration
29. Bonus Chapter: Chris's Journey

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Chris Hadfield

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