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5 Matching questions

  1. satellite
  2. "space race"
  3. moon rocks
  4. liquid -fuel rocket
  5. John Glenn
  1. a rivalry in the exploration of space between the US and the Soviet Union
  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 oxygen and the fuel are in liquid form and stored in separate compartments. When the rocket fires the fuel and oxygen are pumped into the same chamber and ignited. Advantage is that the amount of fuel burned can be regulated by how much liquid fuel and oxygen are mixed together
  4. d first American to orbit Earth (Friendship 7)
  5. e an object that revolves around another object in space

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Russian who flew one orbit around Earth aboard Vostok I
  2. a spacecraft that has various scientific instruments that can collect data,including visual images,but has no human crew
  3. improved rocketry in the early 1800s and used rockets against American troops in the War of 1812
  4. Russian physicist who described in scientific terms how rockets work and proposed designs for advanced rockets; proposed the idea of multi-stage rockets
  5. a large artificial satellite on which people can live and work for long periods

5 True/False questions

  1. velocityan object that revolves around another object in space

          

  2. remote sensinga large artificial satellite on which people can live and work for long periods

          

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

          

  4. geosynchronous orbitan orbit in which a satellite orbits Earth at the same rate as earth rotates and thus stays over the same place all the time

          

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