A Long Time Ago... Remote Sensing Gravity More Space Objects Space Exploration

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What is Mos Eisley?
The spaceport where Luke meets Han Solo

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What is topographical map
A type of map that uses different colors to represent different elevations

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What is gravity?
Invisible force that attracts two objects

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What is an astronomer
A person that studies outer space

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What is a satellite?
An object that orbits another object in space. Sometimes they are man-made.

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What is Dagobah?
The planet Yoda is living on in The Empire Strikes Back

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What is remote sensing
Observing an object from a distance

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What are mass and distance
The factors that affect gravitational force

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What is a planet
Sometimes rocky, sometimes gassy, there are eight of these orbiting the sun.

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What is a telescope?
A device invented by an Italian; astronomers were able to see more than ever before in space

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Who is Admiral Ackbar?
He warned us, "It's a trap!"

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What is composition
This is what something is made up of

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What is increase?
As we travel closer to the Sun, gravitational forces...

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What is star
A giant ball of burning gas. Ours in an average sized one.

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What is the 1960s-1980s?
Most space exploration occurred between these decades.

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Who is Poe Dameron?
As far as piloted space missions go, he is the best pilot in the Resistance.

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What is helpful in planning future missions (better understanding, good landing zones)
The reason why remote sensing is used by NASA scientists

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What is speeding up?
This would cause a satellite to break orbit and fly off into space.

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What is a comet
This object orbits a star and grows a tail as it approaches the star.

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What is piloted?
Space missions with humans are referred as this.

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What is the Death Star?
"That's no moon...it's a space station!"

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What is elevations, composition of surfaces and atmospheres, landforms, temperatures, mass...
Things we learn about space objects through remote sensing

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What is increase?
It's what happens to the weight of an object as mass increases

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What is a moon?
An object that orbits a planet, that also orbits a star.

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Who are the Soviets (Russians)?
They launched the first man-made object into orbit. (Sputnik)

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