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Aerospace Module 4 Questions
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Frenchman, Jean Froissart achieved more accuracy by launching rockets through ______
Colonel William Congreve
He designed rockets for military use with increased range
True or False: the 1st successful rocket flight with liquid-propellant was fueled by liquid oxygen and gasoline
Dr. Robert Goddard: the father of modern _______
Wernher von Braun directed the building of this explosive warhead used against London in WWII
Sergei Korolev: the father of the _______ space program
In 1923, Hermann Oberth published a book about _______ travel to outer space
A launch vehicle is the rocket system that ______ the spacecraft
On October 4, 1957 this country launched the 1st artificial satellite into space.
January 31, 1958 - the US launched their 1st artificial satellite named this
Month and year NASA was formed
Is NASA a military or civilian agency?
First man to orbit Earth
First American in space
Alan Shepard's rocket was not powerful enough to place him into orbit, his flight only lasted ___ minutes.
First American to orbit the Earth
the year Apollo 11 landed on the moon
The number days the last Skylab mission lasted
Are liquid or solid propellants more commonly used today?
Small fins that are placed inside the exhaust of rocket engine to help steer or stabilize a rocket
Who is credited with developing the first rocket engine?
William Congreve designed a type of rocket for military use, by how much did this invention increase the rocket's range?
From 200 to 3,000 yards
Konstantin Tsiolkovsky known as
The father of modern astronautics
he is known as the father of modern rocketry
Dr. Robert H. Goddard
German who built the V-2 rocket, and later headed up the US' rocket program. Who was he?
Wernher von Braun
The Titan, Atlas and Redstone missiles are collectively known as
Rocket launch vehicles
The name of the first artificial man made satellite
N.A.S.A. stands for
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Longest Rocket Launch Vehicle that the US has?
The Saturn V rocket
The first man to orbit earth
What is John Glenn famous for?
Being the first American to orbit the Earth
Main purpose of the Gemini missions?
To prepare the U.S. for a manned lunar landing on the Moon
the first man to walk on the moon
the Apollo mission that is well known for its ill fated outcome
The name of the first U.S. space station
"The rate of change in the momentum of a body is proportional to the force acting upon the body and is in the direction of the force"
Newtons second law of Motion
Newton's first law of motion
A body at rest will remain at rest and a body in motion tends to stay in motion at a constant velocity unless acted upon by an outside force
Newton's third law of motion
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction
In terms of rocketry, thrust is defined as?
The amount of push used to get the rocket traveling upwards
A rate in change of velocity with respect to time
the four major systems of a modern rocket
The airframe, the guidance system, the control system and propulsion system
the system of a rocket provides the shape
The guidance system of a rocket is
The brain of the rocket
What does the control system do?
It takes the information from the guidance system and and steers the rocket to its destination
The propulsion system consists of:
Everything directly associated with propelling the rocket.
It is a space transportation system used to transporting man and equipment to space and back, what is it?
The space shuttle
When did man first orbit the Earth?
Who developed the technique called "fin stabilization?"
What did the Englishman, Roger Bacon develop?
Improvements to forms of gunpowder
Who was the leading Russian scientist in rocket development in the 1950s?
In what year did the first successful flight with a liquid-propellant rocket take place?
What did the first rockets used by Chinese consist of?
A solid propellant rocket, a tube capped at one end containing the gunpowder, and another end left open where the tube was attached to a long stick(or arrow)
What innovation did Jean Froissart contribute that increased the accuracy of rockets?
Jean Froissart begun launching rockets out of tubes.
Were rockets used during the battle at Fort McHenry in 1812?
He built a flying wooden pigeon suspended on a wire, which was propelled by escaping steam. Who was he?
What year did Hermann Oberth publish his book about rocket travel into outer space?
What organization is responsible for research and development of military aerospace activities.
The Department of Defense
What was the name of the first American man-operated spacecraft in space?
The Freedom 7
Which U.S. rocket replaced the Atlas?
In terms of physics, a rocket on a launch pad is called?
Balanced, because the surface of the pad pushes it up, while gravity pulls it down
An object that has a quantity of motion that slowly decreases due to being in contact with something is being subjected to:
If a rider jumps off a skateboard, this is known as action. The skateboard's response is known as:
Which U.S. president announced the goal of putting a man on the moon in less then a decade?
President John F. Kennedy
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