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Aerospace Dimensions Module 6
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In 1957, the Russian launched the first artificial satellite called
The first man to escape the Earth's atmosphere was
The first person to "walk in space" was
In April 1971, the Russians launched the first space station called
Launched in February 1986, the second Russian generation space station was called
America's first manned space flight program was called
survival in space.
Project Mercury answered the basic questions about
On May 15, 1961 the first American in space was
After three orbits in 4 hour and 55 minutes, the first American to orbit the Earth was
This program introduced the first two-man capsule and it was also used for the first US walk in space.
This objective of this US space program was to gather additional information on the effect of space flight on the human body?
This objective of this US space program was to place a man on the moon
Apollo 11 landed on the moon on July 29,1969 and this astronaut was the first man to walk on the moon.
After the US landed Apollo 11 on the moon, which one of the next six flights didn't land on the moon.
In May 1973, the US placed this laboratory in space and continued their studies of the effects of long-duration space flights.
The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project
This project was conducted to linkup in space of an American and a Soviet manned spacecraft.
the Space Shuttle
In 1981, the Space Transportation System was launched. It provides a system for launch into space and a return to Earth. It is commonly called
the orbiter, the solid rocket boosters and the external tank.
The Space Shuttle consisted of three main parts:
The Space Shuttle consisted of three main parts. This part that looks like an airplane is called
When it was first built the US Space shuttle could remain in space for ___ days.
Eventually, the US Space shuttle remained in space for ___ days.
Dr. Sally Ride
The first American woman in space was
The European space station that conducted experiments inside the U.S. Space Shuttle was
In 1999, the first American woman to pilot the Space Shuttle was
In April 1990, the shuttle Discovery deployed the Hubble Space Telescope. It operates at over _____ miles above the Earth and is free of any atmospheric.
In April 1971Russians launched the first space station, ,.
Launched In 1973, the US's first space station was
The European Space Agency built a space station called
the space shuttle
In 1993, what launch vehicle carried the European developed Spacelab into orbit.
the US, Europe, Canada, Japan, and Russia
In November 1998, the first several launches to construct International Space Station took place. This is a joint venture between
nitrogen and oxygen
The air inside the space station is a mixture of__________ __ _________. This mixture works better than breathing pure oxygen.
vertically along the walls.
For sleeping in the ISS, the astronauts place sleeping bags
Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA)
The general term used for going outside the Space Shuttle is.
In March 1965,this Russian accomplished the first space walk.
Who was the first American astronaut to walk in space.
8 hours and 56 minutes
In 2001, crewmembers from STS 102 Discovery set the record for the longest EVA outside the space shuttle. It was
On which space mission were space suits taken off inside the spacecraft for the first time?
a Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU)
astronauts use what device to allow them to move around in space without being tied to the spacecraft.
What spacecraft is undergoing testing by the USAF and has the potential to be the United States first operation military space plane?
This term is used for either a natural or an artificial object in space that orbits the Earth.
The movement or path a satellite takes around a celestial body is called
This is the term for the highest point of an orbit.
This is the term for the lowest point of an orbit.
Whose scientific theory says that the Earth is the center of the universe and celestial bodies orbit around it?
the sun at the focus.
Kepler's First Law states that the orbit of each planet is an ellipse, with
Whose scientific theory says that the Sun is the center of the universe and everything revolves around it?
In the seventeenth century Johannes Kepler discovered several objects orbiting this planet.
In the seventeenth century Johannes Kepler observed planets appearing as guardians around Jupiter. He named them 24,000 As of 2010 the number of usable satellites orbiting Earth was
The only natural object in space that orbits the Earth is
In 1957, the Russian launched the first artificial satellite called
Communications satellites began in 1958 when taped messages were broadcast from orbit on the satellite named
In 1962, Telestar I became the first
INTELSAT stands for International Telecommunication Satellite Organization. It provides service to over 200 countries worldwide through a network of
International Telecommunication Satellite Organization (ITSO)
This is the world's largest commercial satellite communication provider
Which satellite provides 15,000 two-way voice circuits and two television channels simultaneously.
NASA low Earth orbiting spacecraft.
TDRSS stand for Tracking and Data Relay Satellite system. It provided full time coverage for the Space shuttle and still provides coverage for NASA low Earth orbiting spacecraft.
planetary spacecraft probing into deep space
The Deep Space Network provides continuous communication for
Deep Space Network
This network of antennas located 120 degrees apart in Goldstone California USA, Madrid, Spain and Canberra, Australia provides continuous communication for planetary spacecraft probing into deep space.
This first navigational satellite was developed to provide Polaris missile submarines with the ability to fix accurate positions.
GNSS is the Global Positioning System that offers a precise positioning service. It is referred to by this name.
Global Navigation Satellite System
This network of satellites provides users with location (latitude, longitude and altitude) within a few meters as well as precise time.
LANDSAT series of satellites.
The Natural Resource Satellite locates natural resources and monitors other conditions on the Earth's surface. This is the task of the
The mission of this series of satellites is to measure and record radiant energy, monitor agricultural conditions, aid urban planners, and manage coastal resources.
In 1960, this space craft became the first weather satellite.
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites
This satellite system provides pictures of the Earth's surface, pictures of clouds and provides information which helps with weather forecasting.
Orbiting Solar Observatory (OSO)
This satellite system studies x-ray, gamma rays and ultraviolet rays.
This satellite series discovered the Van Allen radiation belts.
Satellites or spacecraft that either fly by, orbit or land on a celestial body, other than Earth, are called
This satellite series took pictures of the Moon in preparation of the Apollo landings.
In the 1970s, these space probes gave us pictures of Jupiter and Saturn. Then in the late 1970s, the first two also encountered Jupiter and Saturn.
the Viking satellites
In 1975, this satellite series explored the environment of Mars.
the people, the space environment, the satellite sub-systems and the launch vehicle.
The Satellite Constellation System is made up of four parts:
Who determine the overall purpose and requirements for satellites.
protective coating of a satellite.
Radiation in the form of charged particles and solar flares are potentially dangerous for satellites. Heat from radiation can damage the
protective shields and damage electrical equipment
Radiation in the form of charged particles and solar flares are potentially dangerous for satellites. Charged particles and solar flares can harm
Radiation in the form of charged particles and solar flares are potentially dangerous for satellites. However the heat from solar radiation provides this for satellites.
Micrometeorites and space debris
Some 20,000 tons of this natural materials make it into the Earth's atmosphere every year and pose potential harm to satellites.
The structure, the propulsion system, the attitude control system, the power system, thermal control system, and a command and control system are components that support a spacecraft and are referred to as the
the satellite's mission
This aspect ties the spacecraft subsystems together.
to determine the payload requirements
The first step in the design of the space craft's subsystem is
This part of a spacecraft's subsystem is like a building.
This part of a spacecraft's subsystem provides the boost to get the satellite into orbit.
This part of a spacecraft's subsystem makes minor corrections in direction.
While the satellite is in orbit, the sun is the main source of electricity in this part of a spacecraft's subsystem.
The command and control function of the satellite is a
the highest point of an orbit
Global Navigation satellite systems, the term used for navigational satellites
Geostationary Operational Environmental satellite
Global Positioning system, a navigational system used by all areas of society
International Telecommunications satellite Organization, the world's largest commercial satellite communications provider; now called INTELSAT
satellite that locates natural resources and monitors conditions on the Earth's surface
as of 2010, the only fully-operational GNss
the path a satellite takes around a celestial body
the lowest point of an orbit
natural or artificial object in space that orbits the Earth
satellites that either fly by, orbit, or land on a celestial body, other than Earth
the first artificial satellite (from Russia)
US manned spaceflight project that put man on the moon
manned spaceflight project linking American and soviet spacecraft in space
US manned spaceflight project that achieved the first walk in space, and the first two-man capsule
US first manned spaceflight project
US manned spaceflight project that put a laboratory into space
US space Transportation system (STS) for transporting into space and returning to Earth
Russia's space station of the 1980s and 1990s
Russia's first space station
first space station of the Us
European space Agency's first space station
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