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Be the Astronaut:

Course & Mission Summary

 

EARTH COURSE

  • Mission 1: Launch in a rocket from the Earth’s surface into orbit.

MOON COURSE

  • Mission 1: Fly an interplanetary spaceship across the translunar gulf and perform an insertion burn into orbit around the Moon.

  • Mission 2: Pilot a lander safely to the Moon’s surface.

  • Mission 3: Drive a rover on the Moon, into the depths of the Whipple Crater.

MARS COURSE

  • Mission 1: Fly an interplanetary spaceship towards Mars and rendezvous with a much-needed refueling tank.

  • Mission 2: Pilot an aeroshell lander through a fiery descent and land in a canyon on Mars.

  • Mission 3: Drive a rover on Mars, through the Labyrinth of Night.

JUPITER COURSE

  • Mission 1: Fly an interplanetary spaceship towards Ceres (in the Asteroid Belt) and use the robotic arm to grapple and berth a new fuel tank.

  • Mission 2: Perform an insertion burn into orbit around Ceres and pilot a lander to its surface.

  • Mission 3: Drive a rover on Ceres.

  • Mission 4: Fly from Ceres to Jupiter.

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