Space Transportation: Reshooting the Moon

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What does it take to get stuff to the Moon? Design teams create subsystems for a space transportation system to go to the Moon. The teams study Earth transportation components along with historical space transportation systems to guide their designs. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Gather more up-to-date information on automobile fuel efficiency
  • Analyze spacecraft subsystems against the comparable Earth-bound subsystem
Classroom Considerations

  • Class should be familiar with the engineering design process

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