6th gr moon quiz-facts

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one of the first rocket scientists Robert Goddard
World's first satellite launched by Soviet Unioin in 1957 Sputnik
created by America to catch up with the Soviets in the "space race" NASA
first to orbit the Earth on Feb 20, 1962 Shuttle Columbia
Sent an astronaut into space and proved that humans could move, breath, and work in space and return to tell about it Mercury program
first astronaut to walk in space Edward White
first space mission to land on the Moon on July 20, 1969 Apollo 11
used to travel astronauts to Moon Apollo
was created to be launched like a rocket and land like an airplane space shuttle
first space shuttle to orbit the Earth Columbia
rolled over the surface of Mars and took photos Mars Pathfinder
used by scientists to look outside of our solar system into the universe Hubble Space Telescope
size of a basketball Sputnik
developed rockets to be launched in space during WW II Dr. Wernher von Braun
National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA
first American to orbit the Earth on Februry 20, 1962 John Glen
put people on the Moon Gemini program
total of ten flights Gemini program
taught astronauts to connect to other spacecrafts Gemini program
put people on the moon Apollo program
landed on Moon on July 20, 1969 Apollo program
climbed out of first Apollo to walk on Moon Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin
last ________ mission was in 1975 Apollo
created spacecraft to launch like a rocket and land like a plane NASA program
Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavor Space Shuttle program
Extra vehicular activity or EVA space walk
exploded on its return to Earth on February 4, 2003 Space Shuttle Columbia
Released Sojourner Rover to take pictures on Mars Mars Pathfinder
used to look outside of our solar system Hubble Telescope
was in orbit almost fifteen years Russian Space Station Mir
astronauts from around world work on this international space station
shuttles can dock here and is made up of many modules connected by a long spine called a truss international space station
speed of 17,500 and passes Earth every hour and a half international space station
spacecraft where people can live, food is delivered here in dehydrated packs, garbage is recycled, air inside is like Earth, people live here for months; where scientific work is conducted monitoring Earth's weather, climate, oceans, etc. international space station
scientists here look for new ways to make computers, medical devices, and spacecraft international space station

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