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12 terms
Exploring Space
work
everywhere
live
world
effort to get something done
in all places
to have life
the earth
work
effort to get something done
everywhere
in all places
8 terms
exploring space
astronaut
experiments
gravity
shuttle
a person trained to travel to space.
A test to discover something new.
(physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the u…
vehicle that carries astronauts into space
astronaut
a person trained to travel to space.
experiments
A test to discover something new.
12 terms
Exploring Space
rice
nose
mice
vote
rice
nose
18 terms
Exploring Space
rocket
phase
waxing phase
electromagnetic spectrum
A vehicle designed to propel itself by ejecting exhaust gas f…
The portion of the Moon or a planet reflecting light as seen…
When more of the Moon's near side is lit each night
The entire range of radiant energy carried by electromagnetic…
rocket
A vehicle designed to propel itself by ejecting exhaust gas f…
phase
The portion of the Moon or a planet reflecting light as seen…
10 terms
Exploring Space
astronomy
astronauts
cosmonauts
observatory
The scientific study of the universe
People who travel in spacecraft are called ______.
astronauts from Russia
Places where stars were observed & recorded
astronomy
The scientific study of the universe
astronauts
People who travel in spacecraft are called ______.
12 terms
Exploring Space
astronomer
crater
meteorite
oxygen
A scientist who studies things that are are not from planet e…
A hole made by a large rock impacting onto a planet
A piece of rock that hits the surface of a planet or moon.
A gas in the atmosphere that is necessary for humans to breathe
astronomer
A scientist who studies things that are are not from planet e…
crater
A hole made by a large rock impacting onto a planet
14 terms
Exploring Space
rocket
thrust
orbital velocity
escape velocity
is a device that expels gas in one direction to move in the o…
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward.
the velocity a rocket must achieve to establish an orbit arou…
the velocity a rocket must reach to fly beyond a planet's gra…
rocket
is a device that expels gas in one direction to move in the o…
thrust
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward.
17 terms
Exploring Space
Sun
planet
star
Solar System
the only star in our solar system
a large, spherical body that orbits a star such as the Sun
a gigantic glowing ball of gas which supplies heat and light…
the Sun and all of the objects in space that orbit (travel ar…
Sun
the only star in our solar system
planet
a large, spherical body that orbits a star such as the Sun
15 terms
Exploring Space
Arrangement of electromagnetic waves a…
Building that can house an optical tel…
Telescope that collects and records ra…
Optical telescope that collects light…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Observatory
Radio Telescope
Reflecting Telescope
Arrangement of electromagnetic waves a…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Building that can house an optical tel…
Observatory
13 terms
Exploring Space
asteroid
comet
meteor
meteorite
small rocky object that orbits the sun
small orbiting body made of dust, ice, and frozen gases
chunk of matter that enters the atmosphere and is heated by f…
chunk of meteor matter that falls to the ground
asteroid
small rocky object that orbits the sun
comet
small orbiting body made of dust, ice, and frozen gases
11 terms
Exploring Space
astronaut
shuttle
experiment
telescope
a person who goes into space
a vehicle that carries astronauts
test to find out something
an instrument that makes things far away look closer
astronaut
a person who goes into space
shuttle
a vehicle that carries astronauts
15 terms
Exploring Space
Arrangement of electromagnetic waves a…
Building that can house an optical tel…
Telescope that collects and records ra…
Optical telescope that collects light…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Observatory
Radio Telescope
Reflecting Telescope
Arrangement of electromagnetic waves a…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Building that can house an optical tel…
Observatory
15 terms
Exploring Space
Arrangement of electromagnetic waves a…
Building that can house an optical tel…
Telescope that collects and records ra…
Optical telescope that collects light…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Observatory
Radio Telescope
Reflecting Telescope
Arrangement of electromagnetic waves a…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Building that can house an optical tel…
Observatory
14 terms
Exploring Space
electromagnetic spectrum
observatory
orbit
Project Apollo
arrangement of electromagnetic waves according to their wavel…
building that can house an optical telescope
curved path followed by a satellite as it revolves around an…
final stage in the U. S. program to reach the Moon in which N…
electromagnetic spectrum
arrangement of electromagnetic waves according to their wavel…
observatory
building that can house an optical telescope
11 terms
Exploring Space
bear
helmet
birds
Earth
a hard hat that protects your head
third planet from the sun; the planet we live on
bear
helmet
a hard hat that protects your head
24 terms
Exploring Space
space probe
satellite
space shuttle
space station
a spacecraft that has various scientific instruments that can…
An object that revolves around another object in space. Artif…
A reusable spacecraft designed to make many trips and that ca…
a large, manned artificial satellite in a fixed orbit designe…
space probe
a spacecraft that has various scientific instruments that can…
satellite
An object that revolves around another object in space. Artif…
17 terms
Exploring Space
Sun
planet
star
Solar System
the only star in our solar system
a large, spherical body that orbits a star such as the Sun
a gigantic glowing ball of gas which supplies heat and light…
the Sun and all of the objects in space that orbit (travel ar…
Sun
the only star in our solar system
planet
a large, spherical body that orbits a star such as the Sun
31 terms
Exploring Space
outer space
star
galaxy
horizon
The universe beyond our Earth's atmosphere.
A fixed shiny gas object in the sky.
A very large group of stars containing up to trillions of sta…
The line where the surface of the land and sky meet.
outer space
The universe beyond our Earth's atmosphere.
star
A fixed shiny gas object in the sky.
23 terms
Exploring Space
Gravity
Newton's Third Law
Vacuum
Inertia
The force that objects exert on each other because of their m…
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction
A place where there is no air and all falling objects have th…
Resistance of an object to change in the speed of the directi…
Gravity
The force that objects exert on each other because of their m…
Newton's Third Law
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction
15 terms
1.2 Exploring Space
page
space
late
blaze
page
space
12 terms
Exploring Space
Rocket-
NASA-
Thrust-
Orbital Velocity-
a machine that uses escaping gas to move.
an organization that combined all of the separate rocket deve…
the force that accelerates a rocket.
the speed and direction a rocket must have in order to orbit.
Rocket-
a machine that uses escaping gas to move.
NASA-
an organization that combined all of the separate rocket deve…
8 terms
Exploring Space
mission
disasters
environment
zone
a special job or task
events that cause much suffering, distress, or loss.
the air, soil, water, and all other things that surround a pe…
a region or area that has some special quality, condition, or…
mission
a special job or task
disasters
events that cause much suffering, distress, or loss.
12 terms
Space Exploration
astronaut
space suit
spacecraft
space probe
A person who is trained for traveling in space.
Special protective clothes worn by astronauts in space.
A general word used to describe something that can travel int…
A type of spacecraft with no people on it. It is sent out int…
astronaut
A person who is trained for traveling in space.
space suit
Special protective clothes worn by astronauts in space.
13 terms
Exploring space
ASTRONAUT
EXPERIMENT
GRAVITIY
SHUTTLE
A person who travels in space
A process where you observe
force of attraction between you and earth
vehicle that carries astronauts into space
ASTRONAUT
A person who travels in space
EXPERIMENT
A process where you observe
12 terms
Exploring Space
A machine that uses escaping gas from…
NASA
The pushing or pulling force exerted b…
Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
Rocket
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Thrust
The Russian high school teacher who proposed that machines ca…
A machine that uses escaping gas from…
Rocket
NASA
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration
14 terms
Exploring Space
rocket
thrust
orbital velocity
escape velocity
is a device that expels gas in one direction to move in the o…
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward.
the velocity a rocket must achieve to establish an orbit arou…
the velocity a rocket must reach to fly beyond a planet's gra…
rocket
is a device that expels gas in one direction to move in the o…
thrust
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward.
24 terms
Exploring Space
rocket
thrust
velocity
orbital velocity
a device that expels gas in one direction to move in the oppo…
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward
speed in a given direction
the velocity a rocket must achieve to establish an orbit arou…
rocket
a device that expels gas in one direction to move in the oppo…
thrust
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward
"Exploring Space"
Rocket
Thrust
Orbital Velocity
Velocity
A projectile that can be propelled to a great height.
The reaction force that propels a rocket forward.
The velocity a rocket must achieve to establish an orbit arou…
Speed in a given direction
Rocket
A projectile that can be propelled to a great height.
Thrust
The reaction force that propels a rocket forward.
6 terms
Space Exploration
artificial satellite
electromagnetic spectrum
frequency
radiation
any human-made object placed in orbit around a body in space
all of the wavelengths or frequencies of electromagnetic radi…
the number of waves per second
the transfer of energy as electromagnetic waves
artificial satellite
any human-made object placed in orbit around a body in space
electromagnetic spectrum
all of the wavelengths or frequencies of electromagnetic radi…
40 terms
Exploring Space
The Sun is part of the Milky Way Galaxy.
The amounts of different types of radi…
Pluto was once considered an outer pla…
The earliest satellites were developed…
true
false
true
false
The Sun is part of the Milky Way Galaxy.
true
The amounts of different types of radi…
false
9 terms
Exploring Space
Rocket
NASA
thrust
artificial satellite
A machine that uses escaping gas from burning fuel to move
the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
the pushing or pulling force exerted by the engine of an airc…
any human-made object placed in orbit around a body in space
Rocket
A machine that uses escaping gas from burning fuel to move
NASA
the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
13 terms
Exploring Space
astronaut
shuttle
experiment
telescope
person who goes into space
vehicle that carries astronauts into space
test to find out something
instrument that makes far away things appear close
astronaut
person who goes into space
shuttle
vehicle that carries astronauts into space
15 terms
Exploring Space
rocket
thrust
velocity
orbital velocity
a device that expels gas in one direction to move in the oppo…
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward
speed in a given direction
the velocity a rocket must achieve to establish an orbit arou…
rocket
a device that expels gas in one direction to move in the oppo…
thrust
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward
13 terms
Exploring Space
ascend
descend
orbit
universe
go up
go down
the path around something in space
Earth, sun, moon, planets, and stars
ascend
go up
descend
go down
10 terms
Exploring Space
telescope
experiment
astronaut
gravity
instrument that makes for away things appear close
...
person who goes into space
natural force that makes everything on Earth move toward it
telescope
instrument that makes for away things appear close
experiment
...
13 terms
Exploring Space
space probe
space station
rocket
geosynchronous orbit
a vehicle that carries scientific instruments to planets or o…
a long term orbiting platform from which other space craft ca…
a space capsule or vehicle put into orbit by such devices.
a satellite that travels at the speed of Earth's rotation
space probe
a vehicle that carries scientific instruments to planets or o…
space station
a long term orbiting platform from which other space craft ca…
15 terms
Exploring Space
rocket
thrust
velocity
orbital velocity
a device that expels gas in one direction to move in the oppo…
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward
speed in a given direction
the velocity a rocket must achieve to establish an orbit arou…
rocket
a device that expels gas in one direction to move in the oppo…
thrust
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward
16 terms
Exploring space
Biography
Eject
Astronomy
Observatory
An author that had written about someone else.
To come out of something or some place.
The study of the universe and objects that exist in space suc…
A building from which scientests can watch the weather my
Biography
An author that had written about someone else.
Eject
To come out of something or some place.
10 terms
Exploring space
By exploring space we can find other p…
Space exploration has always attracted…
Scientists have been exploring all the…
The USA spends millions of dollars on…
Исследуя космос мы можем найти другие планеты.
Изучение космоса всегда привлекало людей.
Ученые изучают все возможности будущих путешествий в космос.
США тратит миллионы долларов на исследование космоса.
By exploring space we can find other p…
Исследуя космос мы можем найти другие планеты.
Space exploration has always attracted…
Изучение космоса всегда привлекало людей.
13 terms
Exploring space
Solar system
Comet
Meteorite
Tides
System of eight planets and numerous other objects that orbit…
Large body of ice and rock that orbits the sun
Any rock from space that survives is plunge through the atmos…
The alternate rise and fall of sea level calls by the gravita…
Solar system
System of eight planets and numerous other objects that orbit…
Comet
Large body of ice and rock that orbits the sun
15 terms
Exploring Space
Rocket
Thrust
Orbital Velocity
Velocity
Is a device that expels gas in one direction to move the ____…
Is the reaction force that propels a rocket forward.
Is the velocity a rocket must achieve to establish an orbit a…
Is the speed in a given direction.
Rocket
Is a device that expels gas in one direction to move the ____…
Thrust
Is the reaction force that propels a rocket forward.
17 terms
Chapter 12 - Exploring Space
Autumnal
Axis
Revolution
Summer Solstice
September 22 or 23, when the number of hours of daylight and…
Imaginary line that goes through the center of Earth from the…
One full trip, or orbit, around the sun.
June 21 or 22, the longest day of the year in the Northern He…
Autumnal
September 22 or 23, when the number of hours of daylight and…
Axis
Imaginary line that goes through the center of Earth from the…
Exploring Space
Orbit
Universe
Spectrum
Sattelite
A broad range of nevertheless related qualities or ideas, esp…
any natural or artificial object that revolves around another.
Orbit
Universe
14 terms
Exploring Space
electromagnetic spectrum
refracting telescope
reflecting telescope
observatories
arrangement of electromagnetic waves according to their wavel…
optical telescope that uses a double convex lens to bend ligh…
optical telescope that uses a concave mirror to focus light a…
buildings that can house an optical telescope; often have dom…
electromagnetic spectrum
arrangement of electromagnetic waves according to their wavel…
refracting telescope
optical telescope that uses a double convex lens to bend ligh…
11 terms
Exploring Space
Rocket
NASA
Thrust
Orbital Velocity
A cylindrical projectile that can be propelled to a great hei…
Nation Aeronautics and Space Administration
If the force of the gas pushing against the top of the combin…
The speed and direction a rocket must have in order to orbit…
Rocket
A cylindrical projectile that can be propelled to a great hei…
NASA
Nation Aeronautics and Space Administration
Exploring Space
Orbit
Universe
Spectrum
Satellite
Space and all the matter and energy in it
A broad range of nevertheless related qualities or ideas, esp…
An object that orbits another object
Orbit
Universe
Space and all the matter and energy in it
10 terms
Exploring Space
formation of moon
moon phases
moon and the tides
solstices
a body the size of Mars slammed into Earth and large pieces o…
waxing: amount of sunlit moon increasing... waning: amount of su…
gravitational pull... lunar gravity attracts water in oceans and…
summer solstice is longest day... winter solstice is shortest day
formation of moon
a body the size of Mars slammed into Earth and large pieces o…
moon phases
waxing: amount of sunlit moon increasing... waning: amount of su…
17 terms
exploring space
maria
new moon
full moon
impact basin
large dark flat regions on the moon
The phase of the moon in which only a dim outline of its shap…
Looks like a ball. Has all light reflected
depression left behind by an object striking the moon
maria
large dark flat regions on the moon
new moon
The phase of the moon in which only a dim outline of its shap…
15 terms
exploring space
Object that revolves around another ob…
Telescope that uses mirrors
The last stage in the american effort…
The curved path that a satellite follows
satellite
reflecting telescopes
project apollo
orbit
Object that revolves around another ob…
satellite
Telescope that uses mirrors
reflecting telescopes
exploring space
rocket
thrust
velocity
orbital velocity
a device that expels gas in one direction to move the rocket…
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward
speed in a given direction
the velocity a rocket must achieve to establish an orbit arou…
rocket
a device that expels gas in one direction to move the rocket…
thrust
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward
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