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Mission Day

Mission Day

Communications Center

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Radiation Team
1. There was a dramatic rise in radiation readings. Which TEPC were you most concerned about and why?
2. Based on the highest reported 24-hour projected rems data from TEPC 1, what are the astronauts potentially facing in terms of radiation damage?
3. Are there any medical concerns that they should address once they return to Earth?
4. What shielding needs to remain in place?

Life Support Team
1. When were you most concerned about maintaining a healthy atmosphere for the astronauts?
2. What strategies did your team use to maintain a healthy atmosphere on board the space station? Which strategy do you think did the best job and why?
3. How are air pressure, oxygen, and carbon dioxide related? How did any one of these components affect the others during the mission?
4. Summarize your challenges and successes for the mission.

Crisis Management Team
1. What were your greatest concerns during the mission today?
2. What criteria did you use to make ranking decisions?
3. What teams were impacted by your decisions to reduce power during the mission?
4. Summarize your challenges and accomplishments today.

Communications Team
1. What seemed to be your greatest challenge today and how did you handle it?
2. What part did teamwork play in the communications part of today’s mission and do you think that communication would be a vital part of any NASA mission?
3. What advice or recommendations would you give to other students that would help them have a successful mission?

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