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Missions in SPACE!. Before we start…. http://video.msnbc.msn.com/mitchell-reports/50824838/#50824838. Unmanned Missions. Voyager I and Voyager II Launched in 1977 Originally sent to survey outer planets Continues to explore the outer edges of our solar system today. Unmanned Missions.

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Missions in space

Missions in SPACE!


Before we start

Before we start….

  • http://video.msnbc.msn.com/mitchell-reports/50824838/#50824838


Unmanned missions

Unmanned Missions

  • Voyager I and Voyager II

    • Launched in 1977

    • Originally sent to survey outer planets

    • Continues to explore the outer edges of our solar system today.


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Unmanned Missions

  • Discoveries

    • Watch the video and write down every discovery you see.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Na1mLpjxmYY


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Unmanned Missions

  • Discoveries

    • Outer planet rings

    • Outer planet moons

    • Geography of outer planets and moons

      • Including lakes on titan!

    • Planetary features

      • Jupiter’s red eye


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Unmanned Missions

  • The “Golden Record”

    • Read about the golden record and write an IVF summary about what you read.


Contents of the golden records

Contents of the Golden Records

  • http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/spacecraft/scenes.html


Voyager recap

Voyager Recap

  • http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/multimedia/JPLvoyagerModule/JPLvoyagerModule.html


Back to that meteor

Back to that Meteor…

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kvHl5Qcnzc


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Unmanned Missions

  • Mars Science Laboratory: Curiosity Rover

    • Launched in 2011 and landed on Mars August 2012

    • Goal: Study the biology, geology, and climate of mars.

      • Break down materials and determine parts

      • Evaluate atmosphere

      • Determine water and CO2 cycles


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Unmanned missions

  • The difficult part is the landing

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2I8AoB1xgU


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Unmanned missions

  • What can the curiosity rover do?

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64hvqhgbaLw


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Unmanned missions

  • Why do we do this?

    • Curiosity’s secondary goal is to set the stage for sending a human space crew to Mars.


Manned and woman ed missions

Manned (and Woman-ed) Missions

  • Project Mercury (1959-1963)

    • First USA manned missions to space

    • Primary Objective: Put an astronaut in orbit around the earth.

  • Project Gemini (1962-1966)

    • Primary Objective: Develop technologies that would put American astronauts on the moon.


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Manned (and Woman-ed) Missions

  • The Apollo Program

    • First space program to put a person on the moon; specifically Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin

    • The complexity of the mission was enormous

      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_program


The lunar landing

The Lunar Landing

  • The summary

  • http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/apollo11_40/


Google moon

Google Moon!

  • http://www.google.com/moon/


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