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5 Matching questions

  1. "space race"
  2. Ion rockets
  3. thrust
  4. moon rocks
  5. space station
  1. a a large artificial satellite on which people can live and work for long periods
  2. b rivalry in the exploration of space between the US and the Soviet Union
  3. c do not burn chemical fuels. They expel ions out of their engines at high speeds. They create less thrust but are very fuel efficient
  4. d the reaction force that propels a rocket forward
  5. e minerals that make up moon rocks are the same minerals that are found on Earth. In some moon rocks these minerals combine to form kinds of rocks that are not found on earth

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. first artificial satellite sent into space by the Russians
  2. where rocket technology began in the 1100s
  3. a small robotic space probe that can move about the surface of a planet or moon
  4. speed in a given direction
  5. found evidence of water ice and identified other minerals on the moon's surface

5 True/False questions

  1. remote sensingthe collection of information about Earth and other objects in space using satellites or probes

          

  2. NASAwhere rocket technology began in the 1100s

          

  3. rocketa small robotic space probe that can move about the surface of a planet or moon

          

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

          

  5. Galileoprovided detailed images and data about Jupiter and its moons

          

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