Assignment 1 (31.10.2017)

Write an essay of 2 to 3 pages (A4, normal font size and line spacing) on the topic and/or questions given below. Return your paper as a PDF file to MyCourses in one week, that is by Tuesday 7.11. at 14.15. (Reminder of the definition of an essay on this course: a formal short piece of writing on a particular subject; an article; a short scientific paper.)

Topic for assignment 1:

Evaluate your current knowledge of astronomical space missions. What do you already know? What do you want to learn? What is your personal or professional context (that is: why are you on this course and how will you use the knowledge gained. You can also consider Part I of the course in this last question if it is more relevant to you.)?