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  1. What does NASA stand for?


  1. a) North American Space Association  
  2. b) National Aeronautical & Space Association/Administration
  3. c) National American Sports Association
  4. d) No Aliens Seen Anywhere


  1. What is Mana Vautier’s job at NASA? 


  1. a) Astronaut Engineer        b) Aeronautics Agent
  2. c) Aeronautic Engineer d) Aeronautics Agent


  1. What caused the space shuttle Columbia to crash in February 2003?


  1. a) was not flown correctly b) damage to right wing
  2. c) damage to left wing d) nobody knows


  1. Describe what the word international means when we talk about the International Space Station:


→ Like a Large space station that orbits the earth and serves as a home to astronauts and crew


  1. True or False: The International Space Station is 500km above the Earth’s surface.


  1. a) True b) False


  1. How many times does the International Space Station circle the Earth every day?


  1. a) One time b) Four times
  2. c) Twelve times d) Eighteen times


  1. Explain why the International Space Station has to withstand extreme temperature changes?


→ Because there is no conduction.

  1. What are the 5 steps to becoming a NASA Astronaut?
  1.  Bachelours degree
  2.  Physical examination
  3.  3 years of basic astronaut training 
  4. 1,000 hours of jet flying or aircraft
  5.   Computers science or mathematics.


  1. What kinds of things do you think humans will do in space in the future?


→ highway to mars

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