Space science is an extremely interdisciplinary and technology-intensive discipline which encompasses physics, astrophysics, satellite telecommunications, electrical engineering, mathematics and computer sciences.
The program in Space Science is one of distinctively few such programs nationwide offered at the undergraduate level. The presence of the 21-Meter Morehead State University Space Tracking Antenna and Radiotelescope (21m STA) on campus and the availability of this extraordinary facility to our students and faculty for instruction and research provide a solid foundation for the program. Excellent faculty with diverse backgrounds in space related science and technology allow students to tap the full potential of this multifaceted, state-of-the-art facility. The curriculum has been chosen to be rigorous but flexible. Graduates from the program will have breadth of knowledge, experience, skills, and adaptability which are the marketable tools of new and exciting professional careers in space science and the telecommunications industry.