Introduces the basics of atmospheric and space sciences, space exploration, spacecraft design, rocketry, and orbits. Students design, build, and launch a miniature satellite on a high altitude balloon. Explores the current research in space through lectures from industry. Recommended prereqs., APPM 1360 or MATH 2300 and PHYS 1120 or ASTR 1040. Same as ASEN 1400. Similar to ASEN 4500. Prerequisites: Restricted to Astronomy or Physics majors only.