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5 Matching questions

  1. rocket
  2. 3 types of fuel used to power rockets
  3. space spinoff
  4. Alan Shepard
  5. Yuri Gagarin
  1. a an item that has uses on Earth but was originally developed for use in space
  2. b a device that expels gas in one direction to move in the opposite direction
  3. c first American in space
  4. d solid fuel, liquid fuel, and electrically charged particles of gas
  5. e Russian who flew one orbit around Earth aboard Vostok I

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. first American to orbit Earth (Friendship 7)
  2. first artificial satellite sent into space by the Russians
  3. government agency established by the US to be in charge of the space program
  4. first to imagine that a spacecraft and crew were shot to the moon by a cannon
  5. provided detailed images and data about Jupiter and its moons

5 True/False questions

  1. Sea of Tranquilityflat area on the moon's surface

          

  2. microgravitythe condition of experiencing weightlessness in orbit

          

  3. space probean item that has uses on Earth but was originally developed for use in space

          

  4. Britainimproved rocketry in the early 1800s and used rockets against American troops in the War of 1812

          

  5. orbital velocitythe velocity an object must reach to fly beyond a planet's or moon's gravitational pull

          

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