Part 1 - Essay
Choose one of the following topics on advanced technologies and write an essay of between 500 and 1000 words.
Essay Option 1
If you were in the market today to purchase a new automobile, would you purchase an electric vehicle or a gas-powered Vehicle? What vehicle would you purchase? Please state the pros and cons of purchasing an electric vehicle versus a gas-powered vehicle.
Essay Option 2
Describe the type, size and operation of the electric batteries to be installed on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope. Describe in detail the energy source for these electric batteries, and how these batteries will be recharged in space. For more info: www.jwst.nasa.gov
Essay Option 3
Describe the purpose of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to be launched on March 30, 2021. Identify multiple advanced technologies to be incorporated into the James Webb Space Telescope and how the data to be collected is predicted to benefit our planet. For more info.www.jwst.nasa.gov
Essay Option 4
Who was James E. Webb and what was his role in the NASA space program and why is the telescope named after him? Describe his credentials, his connection to North Carolina and why President Kennedy chose Webb for his role at NASA. For more info, watch video here.
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