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5 Matching questions

  1. Sputnik I
  2. solid fuel rocket
  3. moon rocks
  4. satellite
  5. geosynchronous orbit
  1. a an object that revolves around another object in space
  2. b 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
  3. c an orbit in which a satellite orbits Earth at the same rate as earth rotates and thus stays over the same place all the time
  4. d oxygen is mixed with fuel (dry-explosive chemical). an example is a firework. Once a solid fuel rocket is ignited it burns until all the fuel is gone
  5. e first artificial satellite sent into space by the Russians

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a place that is empty of all matter
  2. American physicist who designed rockets and went a step farther by building rockets to test his designs
  3. a spacecraft that can carry a crew into space,return to Earth,and then be reused for the same purpose
  4. is exploring Saturn's moons and launched a smaller probe Huygens to explore Titan, Saturn's largest moon
  5. Russian physicist who described in scientific terms how rockets work and proposed designs for advanced rockets; proposed the idea of multi-stage rockets

5 True/False questions

  1. Yuri GagarinRussian who flew one orbit around Earth aboard Vostok I

          

  2. Galileoan object that revolves around another object in space

          

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

          

  4. space spinoffa spacecraft that has various scientific instruments that can collect data,including visual images,but has no human crew

          

  5. John Glennminerals 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