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100

What is the name of the Space Telescope launched in Space in 1990?

Hubble Space Telescope

100

What is a special engine that can work in space and burns liquid or solid fuel?

Rocket

100

What is the name of the Space Mission that landed US astronauts on the Moon?

Apollo 11

100

Who was the first man in Space and the 1st man on the moon? (2 different people and from 2 different countries)

First man in space is Yuri Gagarin from Russia

First man on moon is Neil Armstrong from US

100

Which type of telescope can be used 24 hours a day under most weather conditions?

Radio

100

What is any object that revolves around another object?

Satellite 

200

Name 5 typed of Electromagnetic Waves

Radio, Infrared, UV, Microwaves, X-Rays, and Gamma

200

Which fuel can be stopped and reignited and what can't?

Solid can not be stopped, but liquid can be stopped and reignited

200

Which Space Mission sent a space probe to study Jupiter and its moons and shares name with a famous astronomer?

Galileo

200

What is the number of people who can crew the ISS? (1-10)

7

200

What shape is convex and concave?

Convex is curved outward and Concave is curved inward

200

What is a curved path followed by a satellite as it revolves around an object?

Orbit

300

What is the name of the building with dome shaped roofs that can be opened up for viewing?

Observatories

300

What is the name of Jupiter's Moon that Galileo space probe studied?

Europa

300

Name one of the 2-3 Space Missions the US launched to survey the Moon before their Apollo 11 landing? - Mapped out the surface

Ranger, Surveyor, Lunar Orbiter

300

Name one of the 2 Mars Rovers launched in 2003 to explore the surface of Mars

Spirit and Opportunity

300

How many nations helped build the International Space Station? - Between 1-20

16

300

What is the name for a reusable spacecraft that transports astronauts, satellites, and other materials to and from space?

Space Shuttle

400

How many Kilometers/Second is the Speed of Light?

300,000
400

What was the first artificial sattelite?

Sputnik 1 launched by the Soviet Union 

400

Which US program's goal was to orbit a piloted spacecraft around Earth and bring it back safely? - Name is space related

Project Mercury

400

What is the name of the program to develop advanced technology that will let NASA send "smart" spacecrafts into the solar system - (NMP is the Abbreviation)

New Millennium Program

400

What is the name of the newer space telescope? - has human name

James Webb Space Telescope

400

What is an instrument that gathers information and sends it back to Earth?

Space Probe

500

Which telescope uses convex lenses and which uses a mirror?

Lenses - Refracting

Mirror - Reflecting

500

What is the name of the volcanic vent on Jupiter's Planet Io which shares the name of a Marvel Character?

Loki

500

Which Space Mission pair (1 and 2) were launched and travelled to and explored the far reaching planets in the Solar System?

Voyager 1 and 2

500

Name 3 everyday technology made by space research

Image enhancing (license plate for police)

Pacemakers

Traffic Light Control

Heart Disease Treatment

Cochlear Implant


500

Which Space Probe was the first to survive a trip through an Asteroid Belt?

Pioneer 10

500

A large facility with living quarters, work and exercise areas, and equipment and support systems for humans to live and work in space is called? 

Space Station

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