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The ppt presents the function and the stages of construction of a replica of a space vehicle.
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Knowledge acquisition gain
  Students learn how a space vehicle is constructed and how it functions. The learn that even the most advanced achievements of space technology may be based on basic principles of science and engineering. The operation of the vehicle is really easy. Students may operate the vehicle themselves.

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