Directions for the Comparison/Contrast Essay
Write a five paragraph essay, using sources and MLA style, to document the similarities and differences of the two major NASA missions:
1. The past Apollo missions to the Moon
2. The planned future missions to Mars
NASA.gov is a primary source for both missions, use it for quotations and include it in your Works Cited page. Also, there are many other sources available through our library online databases and others via google.search.
A sample outline could be:
I. Introduction and thesis statement
II. How the two missions are alike
III. How the Apollo missions were unique for traveling to the Moon and back
IV. How the planned Mars missions are unique for traveling to the Red Planet.