Aerospace Module 6 Questions
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"Satellites as a system" refers to...
people, space environment, sub-systems,command and control, launch
Early-century astronomer thought that the earth was the center of the universe
The Greek astronomer, Ptolemy
satellites that either fly by, orbit or land on a celestial body (other then earth)
In French, satellite means
guard or attendant in French means
He discovered several objects moving around Jupiter and named them the satellites of Jupiter
They launched the first (artificial) satellite?
The Soviet Union (Russians)
Earth has _____ natural satellite(s)
"extravehicular activity" refers to....
going outside the space shuttle
the first commercial satellite
The organization that established a Deep Space Network (DSN)?
the first weather satellite.
The satellite gave us our first photograph of the Earth?
Heat emitted from the sun that can be both good and bad is often called....
It is used to make corrections in direction in a satellite
the attitude control system
called the "boost", that gets the satellite into space
the propulsion system
one pro and one con of the sun's radiation is
(PRO) It gives energy to solar-powered satellites
(CON) can also bring harm to the satellites protective coatings
planets, stars, comets, and other large objects in space
"the orbit of each planet is an eclipse, with the sun at the focus" is....
Kepler's First Law
The U.S. spaceflight project that achieved the first walk in space and first two man capsule was....
the spaceflight project that put a man on the moon.
John Glenn was
the FIRST AMERICAN to orbit the earth
Did project Mercury accomplish it's mission to answer questions about survival in space?
yes, it did (Having to do with missions in space)
the Gemini flights gathered information about
the effect of space on the human body
The first manned U.S. spaceflight project was
Project Mercury (Having to do with record setting)
Apollo's actual mission
accomplished, putting a man on the moon
the only Apollo mission to not succeed
The Space Transportation System
the Space Shuttle
the first MAN in space
the first man to WALK in space
Who was the FIRST American in space?
Dr. Sally Ride
The first American WOMAN in space
True or false: Air inside the space shuttle is pure oxygen.
False, it is a mixture of oxygen and nitrogen
The Space shuttle that exploded upon launch, killing the whole crew
In July of 1975, there was a linkup between an American spacecraft and a Soviet Spacecraft in space. What were the names of the two crafts?
Apollo-American and Soyuz Soviet
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