GEEN1128 Engineering Professional Skills Examination Question 1 Question 1 of the examination for GEEN1128 Engineering Professional Skills is given below. Q1 In light of NASA s recent evidence that liquid water flows on present day Mars and the release of the sci fi film The Martian , there is renewed interest in getting to and returning from Mars. However, there are numerous engineering challenges to be overcome to get to the red planet encompassing all aspects of engineering. You are to investigate and present a solution to one of the following challenges faced in going to, landing on and returning from Mars: Managing such a project in terms of project This question is worth 40 marks (out of 100 for the whole examination). In order to help you prepare to answer this question in the examination, you should collect a copy of a report entitled NASA s Journey to Mars: Pioneering Next Steps in Space Exploration from Engineering Reception (P053). You will be asked to sign a copy of the register to confirm that you have received a copy of the report. Each student may have ONE copy of the report. You should bring your copy of the report with you to the examination in May. You may write your own notes onto your copy of the report, but you may NOT add any pages to the report or bring any other paper with you to the examination. You may ONLY bring the ORIGINAL copy of the report. If you intend to quote this report or other sources in your answer, you should be prepared to reference them (using the Harvard referencing system) as part of your answer. Note that the report is written in American English. You will be expected to use UK English spellings in the examination.