This is an On-Line Course

Orbital Mechanics On-Line

OM-On-Line is a web-based course designed to familiarize/re-familiarize students with the motion of artificial satellites moving under the influence of forces such as gravity, atmospheric drag, and thrust. Topic covered include Orbital Motion, Orbital Elements, Orbital Perturbations, Ground Tracks, Orbit Types, Maneuvers, Launch, and Orbit Prediction.

Course Length: 8 hours
Offerings per year: 12
Prerequisites: Students must register with a current and valid government or DoD email address.

Course Director: (719) 556-4157
ALT: (719) 556-4029, (719) 556-4103
Registrar: Jennifer Medved (719) 556-4063