Adjunct Faculty, Online Course (MSPO 512 - Space Mission and Launch Operations, College of

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 30, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Engineering, Other Science & Technology, Physics & Space Sciences, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Worldwide campus is currently hiring adjunct faculty to teach MSPO 512 - Space Mission and Launch Operations.

Course Description

This course introduces the student to launch, mission operations, and facilities for manned and unmanned missions at U.S. and foreign sites. Satellite and spacecraft launch facility system discussion covers safety, meteorology, communications, and tracking, as well as navigation and control systems. Examples of mission control, operations, and systems include spacecraft project descriptions and control site operations. U.S. mission operations will include NASA, DoD, and commercial space operations and launch sites. Legacy spacecraft operations including the Space Shuttle (STS) and Russian Soyuz are examined along with future commercial space transportation programs.


A minimum of a Doctorate degree in discipline is required (please see list of acceptable disciplines below), as well as relevant industry experience from within the last 7 years.

Desired Professional Training or Experience

Specific industry, military or university training or experience in Aeronautics, Atmospheric Science, Engineering, Physics, or Astronomy.

Degrees Within the Teaching Discipline
  • Astronomy
  • Engineering (Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical)
  • Meteorology
  • Physics
  • Science (Aerospace/Aeronautical/Atmospheric)

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