Basics of Spaceflight

Thousands of people work to create and operate spacecraft that explore our solar system and beyond. This is how they do it.


Basics of Space Flight is a tutorial designed primarily as a quick training guide for mission operations people. But teachers, college and high-school students—anyone interested in the concept of interplanetary spaceflight—may find it useful. No records are kept, nor does NASA offer academic credit for this training.

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