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as 300: unit 3, chapter 6, lessons 1-3.
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what was nasa's first national manned spaceflight project?
which of the following was NOT a goal of project mercury?
to put a man on the moon.
what does mercury 7 signify?
the seven original astronauts.
who was the first american in space?
what was the name of the spacecraft that alan shepard launched aboard in may 1961?
who was the first american to orbit the earth?
what was the purpose of project gemini?
intermediate step between mercury and apollo.
what project was nasa's first attempt to rendezvous in space and dock with a ship already in orbit?
who was the first american to "walk" in space?
what president's administration do historians trace the apollo program to?
which space program carried out experiments on soil mechanics, meteoroids, seismic events, solar wind, and other many areas?
where did the apollo 1 disaster occur?
on the launch pad.
who was the first man to walk on the moon?
what exploded on apollo 13's service module?
an oxygen tank.
what made apollo 13 "successful?"
all 3 astronauts made it back to earth safely.
all gemini flights were manned.
all of the apollo flights orbited the moon.
the apollo 11 mission made the quote, "the eagle has landed," famous.
the apollo 13 mission's key phrase was "ok, houston, we've had a problem here."
who was the first human in space?
how was the reentry of vostok 1 controlled?
through radio commands.
who was the first woman in space?
what space program was responsible for the first person to spend a full day in orbit?
what space program accomplished a "first" by sending three people into space?
what was the professional role of one of the crew on the first multi-manned space flight?
what did voskhod 1 cosmonauts wear in their space cabin?
what type of experiments did yegorov conduct during his voskhod flight?
who was the first man to walk in space?
what problem did leonov have after his space walk?
getting back into his spacecraft.
what was the purpose of the soyuz missions according to the soviets?
develop a space station to orbit earth.
what equipment failed on the soyuz 1 mission?
how did the cosmonauts manage the final docking between soyuz 4 and soyuz 5?
manually from their spacecrafts.
what was the first human spaceflight mission managed jointly by two nations?
apollo-soyuz test project.
the voskhod spacecraft were designed from scratch.
on 14 january 1969 the soviet union made its first wintertime launch of a manned spacecraft, soyuz 4.
cosmonauts have flown on us space shuttle flights frequently.
what were the "fire arrows" of the sung dynasty's army?
what chinese agency is in charge of civil and scientific projects in space?
china national space administration.
what did mission commander zhai zhigang achieve?
first taikonaut to walk in space.
what commercial space business did china say it intended to enter in 1986?
what was the target of china's anti-satellite missile test in 2007?
an aging chinese weather satellite.
what is the driving force of india's space program?
indian space research organization.
what was the purpose of the chandrayaan-1 moon orbit satellite?
to map the moon's surface in three dimensions.
what indian space program meets india's telecommunications, broadcasting, meteorology, and emergency rescue needs?
what is the mission of the indian remote sensing (irs) satellites?
to provide information on agricultural water resources.
what is the mission of the metsat satellites?
to provide meteorological information to india.
how does the european space agency (esa) take part in human spaceflight?
through the international space station program.
what program will the european space agency (esa) partner with in a two-part exploration of mars set for 2016 and 2018?
what overarching question is the venus express designed to answer?
why has venus evolved so differently compared with earth?
what will the rosetta spacecraft study?
what is one thing scientists hope to learn from the rosetta mission?
what conditions were like as the solar system formed.
what is one key element of the international space station the esa has exclusive responsibility for?
providing the automated transfer vehicle (atv).
what is the driving force of the japanese space exploration?
japan aerospace exploration agency (jaxa).
what japanese astronaut was the first in space?
what was a mission objective of the kaguya moon probe?
to obtain data on the moon's origin.
what is japan's biggest contribution to the international space station?
the kibo lab.
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