Robert A. Goehlich

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Engineering and Technology
Worldwide College of Aeronautics
Worldwide campus

Born in Berlin, Germany, Dr. Robert A. Goehlich has been an assistant professor at Embry-Riddle Worldwide's Berlin Campus since 2009. He received his doctoral degree in Economics (Dr. rer. pol.) at the European Business School (Oestrich-Winkel, Germany) in 2008. Dr. Goehlich studied Aerospace Engineering at the Technical University Berlin from 1996 to 2000 and received his doctoral degree in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) in 2003.

Since 2006, he has developed or managed various projects at a leading aerospace company. From 2003 to 2005, Dr. Goehlich created and lectured the world’s first “Space Tourism” Master’s and Ph.D. courses as a visiting professor at Keio University (Yokohama, Japan). He was also involved in JAXA’s Future Space Transportation System Team concerning cost optimization and in NASA’s “Moon, Mars and beyond” vision concerning “Economic Development of Space” project.

He has done research stays and consulting in the fields of jet engines, reusable launch vehicles, and space tourism at the Israel Institute of Technology (Haifa, Israel), at the University of Washington (Seattle, U.S.), at the National Aerospace Laboratory (Tokyo, Japan), and at EADS Space (Kourou Spaceport, French Guiana).

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  • D. - Doctoral in Economic Sciences, European Business School Germany
  • D. - Doctoral in Engineering Sciences, Technical University of Berlin
  • M. - Master in Engineer (Traffic Science/Aerospace Technology), Technical University of Berlin

  • Certificate - Certified ScrumMaster (ScrumAlliance)
  • PMP Certificate

  • ASCI 318: Unmanned Aerial Sys Robotics
  • MAVM 601: Leadshp Global Avia Maint Org

BSAB 416 Space Tourism

ASCI 512 Space Mission & Launch Operations

ASCI 513 Space Habitation and Life Support Systems

RSCH 670 Research Methods

RSCH 665 Statistical Analysis

ASCI 691 Capstone Project

PMGT 690 Project Management Capstone

ASCI 531 Robotics and Control

PMGT 614 Directing & Controlg Projects

  • Pilots for Space Tourism (Goehlich, Robert A., Anderson, Jay K., Harrold, Nathan N., Bemis, Joseph A., Nettleingham, Mike T., Cobin, Joshua M., Zimmerman, Bradley R., Avni, Ben L., Gonyea, Michael D., Ilchena, Nicholas Y.), Aeronautics, Graduate Studies - Worldwide (2013)
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