A Brief History of Human Spaceflight


This course provides a view of the history of spaceflight, from early writings telling of human’s fascination of space through the early Russian and American space stations. Developed as an interesting and entertaining slice of space history that is accessible to anyone with an interest in human spaceflight

What you will learn


A welcome video and course syllabus

Unit 1 – Apollo 11 Moon Landing

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

Unit 2 – Humankind’s Musings on Space Travel

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

Unit 3 – Early Rocketry

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

What’s included