Back to Icy Worlds Unit 1: Mission Planning

ROADS on Icy Worlds: Unit 1 Lesson 3

Documenting the Mission

Lesson Level Question: Why is clear written documentation so important to planning successful, long-term, complex projects?  

Lesson Summary: First, students will consider the reasons and methods of preserving information for the future. Then, they will examine past examples of Mission Development Logs (MDLs) to get ideas for their own MDLs. Next, students will make a timeline and plan for their own MDL. Finally, students will begin their MDLs in groups and enter important mission information.  

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