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EET 1158 Aerospace Spatial Visualization

This course provides a basic overview of remote sensing, highlights the need for space astronomy, describes the composition of the space environment, principles of black/white and color photography, highlights the importance and different aspects of aerial photography and videography, aerial ground control and land mapping, visual image interpretation, thermal radiation principles associated with thermal sensing, remote sensing history from space as well as the U.S. Landsat program operations and contribution, digital image processing and classification, and microwave sensing principles and applications. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Electronics Engineering Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Describe aspects of ideal remote sensing, differentiating between particle and wave theory and the need for space astronomy.
  • Utilize principles of black and white and color aerial photography and videography.
  • Demonstrate operational understanding of advanced remote sensing systems including infrared, multi-spectral, and hyper-spectral sensors and their associated platforms.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2