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The four inner/terrestrial planets of our solar system.
What are Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars?
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The first astronaut to walk on the moon.
Who is Neil Armstrong?
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The first NASA space shuttle to explode.
What is Space Shuttle Challenger?
100

celestial bodies made up of gas that give off light

What is a star?

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The galaxy that contains our solar system.
What is the Milky Way?
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Space exploration has advanced our knowledge of the universe. Which space journey would take the longest?

  1. a journey from Earth to the sun
  2. a journey from Earth to the moon
  3. a journey from Earth to a star in the constellation Centaurus
  4. a journey from Earth to the farthest planet in our solar system, Neptune

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Describe the role of NASA

NASA is a government agency that controls the United States’ civilian space program

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The four largest moons of Jupiter.
What are the Galilean moons?
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This would be best be to explore the surface of a planet?

Probe

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Pluto is mainly composed of which materials?

What is rock & ice?

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A type of star which emits quick pulses of radio waves, therefore it is also known as a "blinking" star.
What is a pulsar?
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A microgravity and space environment research laboratory in which crew members conduct experiments in biology, human biology, physics, astronomy, meteorology, and other fields.
What is the International Space Station?
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When Earth, the sun, and the moon align to form a right angle, which type of tide takes place?

Neap Tide.

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What type of airccraft is this?

Uncrewed probe

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 What best describes the formation of the solar system?

solar nebula ? protostellar disk ? nuclear fusion ? sun ? planetesimals ? planets

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The first American woman to go into space.
Who is Sally Ride?
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The three U.S. nodes on the ISS.
What is Unity, Harmony, and Tranquility?
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One of the three largest recognized constellations.
What is Hydra, Virgo, and the Big Dipper?
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A space telescope which observes in the near ultraviolet, visible, and near infrared spectra.
What is the Hubble Space Telescope?
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Which planet has a period of revolution in years that is about three times the value of its distance from the sun in AU?

Saturn

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One of the best ways to explore distant planets

Sending probes to other planets in the solar system

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Which layer of the sun is represented by letter T?

What is the photoshere?

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Which position would appear as a waning gibbous moon when viewed from Earth?

What is #6?

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the term for the sum of all space, matter, and energy that exist is? 

Universe

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The atomic reaction that fuels stars with energy.
What is nuclear fusion?
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What information does this figure provide?

What is weather?

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The first space flight was made by Yuri Gargarin aboard the Vostok 1. What kind of milestone was this?

crewed, orbital space flight

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This is used to transport humans to and from space

Space Shuttle

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A dry, barren wasteland marked by old volcanoes and craters.
What is the surface of Mars (look like)?
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In which position is Earth when the Northern Hemisphere is experiencing summer?

What is D?

500

A star appears to have several smaller bodies orbiting it is known as a?

Solar System

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The remains of a red giant star after it loses its outer layers.
What is a white dwarf?
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It is a six-legged lunar rover.

What is A.T.H.L.E.T.E?

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which body has the fastest orbital speed?

A comet by the sun

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This flight took fewer than 16 minutes, and the spacecraft reached an altitude of 187 km. What type of flight was this?

A crewed, suborbital space flight

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How much shorter is Mercury’s year than Venus’s?

137 Earth days

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What type of surface do the terrestrial planets have?

What is solid?

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I notice that over a 15-day period, the moon looks different. What accounts for the differences in the appearance of the moon over this time period?

the position of the moon in its orbit around Earth

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What conclusions can be drawn based on the graph?

Blue stars are generally more luminous than red stars

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the periodic rise and fall of water levels in the oceans and other large bodies of water is known as ?

Tides

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At what angle is the earth's tilt?

23.5 degrees

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Which planet has the most moons in our SS?

Saturn has 82; Jupiter has 79

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 the apparent shift in the position of an object when a person views it from different locations?

Parallax

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The best example of achievement in uncrewed space exploration?

The Voyager 2 Mission

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What three properties of these waves are shown in this figure

the wavelength, frequency, and energy

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The phases of the moon are the changing appearances of the moon, as seen from Earth. Which solar system event can happen only during a full moon?

A lunar eclipse

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This occurs throughout most of a star’s lifetime.  

nuclear fusion

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Name the 4 gas planets

Jupiter, Saturn. Uranus, and Neptune.

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Planets orbit in _________ paths.

ecliptical 

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