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100

Is it true or false that space probes can travel on the surface of a planet?

False

100

What is a small object that orbits a larger object in space.

a Satellite

100

How do you call a vehicle designed to be used only once to propel itself by ejecting exhaust gas from one end?

A Rocket

100

What was the NASA mission that was the first crewed mission to land on the moon?

Apollo 11

100

Is it true or false that a space station is along-term orbiting crewed spacecraft from which other vehicles can be launched or scientific research can be carried out? 

True 

200

It is a government agency that runs the space program in the United States.

NASA

200

_____ _____ is an uncrewed spacecraft sent from earth to explore objects in space.

A Space probe

200

What is a vehicle that is designed to move about and collect data from the surface of a planet?

rover

200

What are the names of the two men who walked on the moon first?

Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first people to walk on the moon.

200

It's a spacecraft that can be crewed and reused in other space missions.

Space shuttle

300

He was the first man to orbit Earth.

What country was he from?

Yuri A. Gagarin was from the Soviet Union.

300

What was the name of the first Artificial satellite?

The name of the first Artificial Satellitewas Sputnik 1.

300

What is the name of the first American in space?

The first American in space was Alan Shepard.

300

What is Earth-Orbiting research laboratory with astronauts from 15 different countries?

It is the International Space Station.

300

Which was the world's first space station?

The first space station was the Salyut 1.

400

What space probe has traveled out of the solar system into interstellar space?

The Voyager 2 has traveled out of the solar system into insterstellar space.

400

What do Earth's Satellites do today?

Name at least three functions.

Today, Earth Orbiting Satellites are used to transmit television and telephone signals, to monitor weather, climate, and for navigation.

400

What is a reason why uncrewed space probes are sent to space.

Space probes can travel to further distances that require years of travel and data is sent back to Earth.

400

Who was the first woman in space and where was she from?

The first woman in space was Valentina Tereshkova from the Soviet Union.

400

What does NASA stand for?

NASA stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

500

What are two reasons why astronauts need to wear special suits?


Astronauts wear special suits to provide oxygen, remove carbon dioxide, and protect them from harmful radiation.

500

Scientists at NASA are planning a human mission to the space station. Which spacecraft would they use to deliver astronauts to the space station?

a space shuttle

500

Which was the first space probe to travel through the asteroid belt and made observations of Jupiter?

It was the Pioneer 10 in 1972.

500

Which was the first space station? What country built it?

The first space station was the Salyut-1 in 1971 by the Soviet Union.

500

What is the difference between orbital and suborbital space flight?

Orbital space crafts orbit Earth. Suborbital space crafts do not reach the altitude and speed to orbit Earth.

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