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In this activity, learners design a scientific exploration mission to a planet or moon of their choice. Learners must consider questions such as which planet or moon to explore, distance of mission space travel, manned or unmanned mission, atmosphere and possible lifeforms on the destination moon or planet, and technology needed to explore the destination planet. This activity can be coordinated with the Habitable Worlds and Extreme Lifestyles activities found in the same astrobiology guide. This activity can be found on pages 52-53 of the activity guide.

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    • Grade 12

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