This activity is designed for your more advanced first grade math students. It can be completed as a small group activity or as an independent one depending on ability. The activity takes students through a space mission via word problems and asks your students to figure out elapsed time to the 1/2, full and hour and 1/2 time. The last question asks students to create their own story problem based on where the last word problem left off. As a reward students are then guided to create and name their own alien space create.