Space Exploration: Equipment and Transportation
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The investigation of physical conditions in space and on stars, planets, and other celestial bodies through the use of satellites, space probes, or spacecrafts with human crews.
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    Space Exploration
    Newton's Law of Gravity
    the ISS
    Space travel
  • Question 2
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    Q. A vehicle for exploring the surface of an extraterrestrial object.
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    rover
    the International Space Station
    Observetory
    Space probe
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which vehicle’s engine is filled with chemical propellants?
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    rocket
    rover
    satellite
    space shuttle
  • Question 4
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    Q. What is designed and built to transport people and cargo between Earth and space?
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    space rocket
    space shuttle
    space probe
    telescope
  • Question 5
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    Q. The International Space Station began in
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    1988
    1998
    2000
    1968
  • Question 6
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    Q. To which rocky planet are scientists planning a manned space mission
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    Jupiter
    Mars
    Neptune
    Venus
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which tool allows scientists to take pictures very distant objects such as other galaxies, stars, and planets?
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    telescope
    periscope
    space shuttle
    rover
  • Question 8
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    Q. How did Galileo discover the moons on Jupiter
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    space mission
    rover
    telescope
    space probe
  • Question 9
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    Q. What object is launched into orbit and designed to send and receive information?
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    rover
    satellite
    space shuttle
    space probe
  • Question 10
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    Q. Which space equipment transports humans into space from Earth?
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    space shuttle
    space prove
    satellite
    rocket
  • Question 11
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    Q. Unlike previous space mission the space shuttle was unique because it could be landed like an ________________________ and be reused.
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    boat
    car
    airplane
    capsule
  • Question 12
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    Q. In 1972 what space mission was responsible for getting a man on the moon?  
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    Challenger
    Voyager 
    Gemini
    Apollo 
  • Question 13
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    Q. What scientist use a telescope to observe the night sky and led to him being called the father of astronomy?
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    Galileo
    Einstein 
    Dr. Tyson 
    Dr. Wernher von Brauun 
  • Question 14
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    Q. Which piece of equipment explores the outer planets?
    answer choices
    Space Shuttle
    Rover
    Space Probe
    Satellite
  • Question 15
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    Q. Which piece of equipment orbits a celestial body?
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    Space Shuttle
    Rover
    Space Probe
    Satellite
  • Question 16
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    Q. In 2013 I exited the solar system, and am now traveling through interstellar space. What am I?
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    Rover
    Space Probe
    Satellite
    Space Shuttle
  • Question 17
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    Q. I helped a space shuttle get off of Earth and enter space. What am I?
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    Rover
    Rocket
    Space Probe
    Satellite
  • Question 18
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    Q. I orbit Earth and help your cell phones work. What am I?
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    Space Shuttle 
    Rover
    Satellite
    Rocket
  • Question 19
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    Q. I am a vehicle that explored the surface of the moon. No humans were with me! What am I?
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    Space Shuttle
    Rocket
    Satellite
    Rover
  • Question 20
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    Q. I photographed pictures of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and sent them back to NASA on Earth. What am I?
    answer choices
    Space Shuttle
    Rover
    Rocket
    Space Probe
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