SCI 501: Space Systems and Design Requirements
SCI 501: Space Systems and Design Requirements (3 credits)
This course examines the physiological, environmental design, and organizational criteria requirements for space settlements. Students will explore architectural design including, but not limited to, the following considerations: population size, agriculture, lighting industry, transportation terminals for arrivals and departures access, differentiated gravity areas, weather conditions, radiation shielding, energy generation, life support systems, waste processing, research and development facilities, textiles, and recreational areas.
Instructor: Prof. Jennifer Bolton