1.Introduction.- 2.Why start a small spacecraft program?.- 3.To
build, to buy, or in between?.- 4.Starting a small spacecraft
program: types of programs and their benefits and drawbacks.-
5.Forming a program - funding and organizational issues.- 6.Forming
a program: funding and organizational issues.- 7.Forming a program:
technical and logistical issues.- 8.Setting educational goals and
formative assessment.- 9.Summative assessment.- 10.Results of prior
assessment work and its utility.
Jeremy Straub is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the North Dakota State University. Ronald Arthur Marsh is an associate professor and chair of the Computer Science Department at University of North Dakota. David J. Whalen has recently retired from being an associate professor at the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences in the Space Studies Department at the University of North Dakota.