Telescopes discussion post FOR Maggie K

PLEASE use the attached ribric to complete the discussion.

Telescopes can either be confined to the surface of the Earth, or they can be launched into space. Ground-based telescopes are limited by the fact that we are living at the bottom of an enormous and fluid atmosphere. In space, a telescope can be free from this interference. However, space-based telescopes have their own drawbacks.

If you had several billion dollars and the choice to put a telescope in space or on the ground, which would you choose? Defend your choice.

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