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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who was the first American to orbit Earth in Friendship 7?

    answer choices

    John Glenn

    Alan Shepard

    Neil Armstrong

    Yuri Gagarin

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who was the first man to walk on the moon's surface on July 20, 1969?

    answer choices

    John Glenn

    Alan Shepard

    Neil Armstrong

    Yuri Gagarin

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who became the first person to journey into outer space traveling aboard Vostok 1 in April of 1961?

    answer choices

    John Glenn

    Alan Shepard

    Neil Armstrong

    Yuri Gagarin

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who became the first American astronaut to journey into outer space traveling aboard Freedom 7 in May of 1961?

    answer choices

    John Glenn

    Alan Shepard

    Neil Armstrong

    Yuri Gagarin

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    On July 16, 1969, three U.S. astronauts set off on the Apollo 11 space mission to attempt the...

    answer choices

    first lunar (moon) landing

    first orbit of the Earth

    first journey into outer space

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which country was the first to send a man into space?

    answer choices

    Soviet Union

    United States of America

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The United States launched its own artificial satellite, _______ into space in 1958.

    answer choices

    Explorer I

    Sputnik

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The ________ was designed to land humans on the Moon and bring them safely back to Earth.

    answer choices

    Project Apollo

    Project Mercury

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    The ________ was the first human spaceflight program of the United States to put a man into Earth orbit and return him safely.

    answer choices

    Project Mercury

    Project Apollo

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Soviet Union launched ________, the worlds first artificial satellite, into the Earth's orbit in 1957.

    answer choices

    Sputnik

    Explorer I

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    First American to orbit Earth?

    answer choices

    Alan B. Shepherd

    John Glenn

    Buzz Lightyear

    Neil Armstrong

    Lance Armstrong

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which US Space Shuttle (1986) ended in an explosive tragedy 73 seconds after liftoff?

    answer choices

    Challenger

    Apollo

    Hubble

    Enterprise

    Columbia

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The telescope in space that allow us to see farther into space and takes pictures of stars, galaxies, and other objects in space

    answer choices

    James Webb telescope

    Hubble Space telescope

    John's Reflecting telescope

    Simmons Refracting telescope

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Phase 2 of getting to the Moon. Orbited teams of 2 astronauts
    answer choices
    Project Gemini
    Project Moon
    Project Apollo
    Project Mercury
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. First man to land on the Moon
    answer choices
    Neil Armstrong
    Buzz Aldrin
    Yuri Gagarin
    John Glenn
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    First man to walk on the Moon saying "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for man kind."

    answer choices

    Neil Armstrong

    Buzz Aldrin

    Yuri Gagarin

    John Glenn

  • Question 17
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    Q. Reusable spacecraft that transports astronauts, satellites, and other materials to and from space.
    answer choices
    Space ship
    Space shuttle
    Voyager 1
    Space station
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. Long term research laboratory in space, constructed with resources from 15 different nations.
    answer choices
    Space Shuttle
    Space Probe
    Satellite
    International Space Station
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