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Voss, Jim Scholar In Residence

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Research

keywords

  • Human spaceflight and human spacecraft systems, extra vehicular activity (spacewalking), human factors related to human spacecraft, design of human spacecraft

Teaching

courses taught

  • ASEN 3036 - Introduction to Human Spaceflight
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Introduces students to the challenges of human space flight. Historical and current space programs and spacecraft are discussed with emphasis on those systems specific to sustaining human crews. Other topics include space environment with respect to sustaining human life and health, physiological and psychological concerns in a space habitat, astronaut selection and training, anomalies, mission operations motivation, costs rationale for human space exploration, and future program directions. Not accepted as a Professional Area Elective for ASEN majors. Approved for upper-division Humanities and Social Science elective for engineering students.
  • ASEN 5018 - Graduate Projects I
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Exposes MS and PhD students to project management and systems engineering disciplines while working a complex aerospace engineering project as part of a project team. The project team may perform some or all of the following project activities during this first semester of the two-semester course sequence: requirements, definition, design and design review, build, test, and verification. Recommended prerequisite: ASEN 4138 or ASEN 5148 or ASEN 5158 or instructor consent required.
  • ASEN 6028 - Graduate Projects II
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Exposes MS and PhD students to leadership positions in project management and systems engineering while working a complex aerospace engineering project as part of a project team. The project team may perform some or all of the following project activities during this second semester of the two-semester course sequence: requirements definition, design and design review, build, test, and verification. Recommended prerequisite: ASEN 4138 or ASEN 5148 or ASEN 5018 or ASEN 5158 or instructor consent required.

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