Saturday Morning Space Cadets

2: Curriculum


Introduction

This document describes the curriculum oc lasses to be taught at Saturday Morning Space Cadets.

Welcome
Matriculation
Entrance Exam
Medical Exam
Uniforms: Underwear, Duty Uniform, Flight uniform with Plugsuit, Dress Uniform, Athletic Uniform
Rank Insignia

Catalog of Classes:

SMSC 101: Introduction to Role-Playing

IC/OOC
statements
single actions
Mixing statements and actions
thoughts
double actions: fights, examinations, rescues
autoing
powergaming
metagaming

SMSC 102: Space Cadet Basics

Protocol
Ranks
Orders
Reports

Introduction to Survival Suits and Space Suits

SMSC 110:  Airlock Protocol
Emergency Survival Trunks
Introduction to Survival suits: types of suits, how to get in, how long you'll live
Survival suit emergency exercise
Survival suits emergency exercise with live vacuum
Introduction to space suits
Space Walk in live vacuum (space suit)
Airlock emergency reentry through vacuum (space suit)
Airlock retreat to emergency trunks (space suit)
Practicum: Survival suits with live vacuum and specify return atmosphere
Practicum: Long-Term Survival Suit exercise

SMSC 111: Propulsion

Wings
Propellers
Jet Engines
Rockets
FTL
Teleport

SMSC 201: Introduction to Small Ships

Vectored thrust and orbits
Exercises:
Small-ship flying & return to hangar (Mercury)
Small-ship flying & return to dock (Mercury)
Small-ship flying & docking to other small-ship, exchange passengers, return to dock (Gemini)
Small-ship flying: passenger transfer to another orbital location and return to station. (Gemini)

SMSC 202: Small Ships and Space Suits

Exercises:
station maintenance EVA: replace component, return to dock (maintenance pod)
satellite maintenance EVA: replace component, return to dock (maintenance pod)
search & salvage of disabled ship - (big maintenance pod, cargo ship)
search & rescue of personnel disabled ship - (big maintenance pod, passenger ship)
Practicum: search disabled ship; secure personnel aboard; deliver them to another orbital location; return the vessel to the Academy for study. (big maintenance pod, passenger ship, CAII slaves as the passengers)

SMSC 203: Introduction to Surface-to-Orbit Ships

lifting body theory and flight regime (aerobody, Shuttle)
break orbit
aerobraking
runway landing
launch to orbit
Practicum: complete mission. Undock, land on surface, have a picnic, launch to obit, dock at hangar. This may be combined with a passenger pickup from the airport and delivery to another orbital location. (Shuttle, CAII slaves)

SMSC 204: Introduction to Security

Intruder Alert
Securing a Prisoner
Escorting a Prisoner
Transporting a Prisoner
Brig Procedures
Practicum: Delivering a Prisoner to an External Authority
(CAII slaves assist to portray prisoners and intruders. Prisoner gets delivered to Black Gazza.)

SMSC 301: Introduction to Weapons

Quarterstaff
Sword
Batleth
Firearms
Phasers
Visit to a shooting range.

SMSC 302: Introduction to Robots

Robots, Androids, Gynoids, Cyborgs
Asimov's Laws
ACS CCU
Demonstration by an ACS-controlled unit.
Visit to ACS Hub, lecture by JulieDoll, implantation for anyone who wants it

SMSC 303: Introduction to Medical

Basic Medical Exam
Basic First Aid
Use of Medical Scanner
Use of Advanced Autodoc
Visit to Black Gazza Medical or some other sci fi medical facility.

SMSC 401: Introduction to Away Mission

Scientific Investigation
Medical Evacuation
Security Extraction
Search & Rescue

Timberwoof Lupindo
December 13, 2013