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5 Matching questions

  1. Strelka and Belka
  2. Aleksei Leonov
  3. 108 minutes
  4. Yes
  5. 1984
  1. a What were the names of the first two dogs that returned safely to Earth by parachute in August, 1960?
  2. b What year did Bruce McCandless make the first space walk using a hand-controlled MMU?
  3. c Who made the first extra-vehicular activity, or space walk, outside their aircraft?
  4. d How long was Yuri Gagarin in space before ejecting himself from the capsule and parachuting back to Earth?
  5. e Did Laika, the first dog to orbit Earth, perish in flight?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. What was NASA's first goal?
  2. What was the name of the first American satellite in space?
  3. What insect traveled aboard the space shuttle Challenger in April, 1984?
  4. How often did the Sputnik 1 artificial satellite orbit the Earth?
  5. What is the name of the first spacecraft to leave Earth's gravity?

5 True/False questions

  1. Sputnik 1What is the name of the spacecraft that Laika was on?


  2. 12 yearsDid Laika, the first dog to orbit Earth, perish in flight?


  3. HectorWhat was the name of the white rat that the French launched?


  4. Manned Maneuvering UnitWhat does "MMU" stand for? The powered backpack that let the astronauts move freely in space.


  5. October 4, 1957What date did Sputnik 1 launch it's first artificial satellite?