Moon Landing

Neil Armstrong on the moon

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Apollo

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A new race for space

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On Your Mark…Get Set…Go! — The Space Race

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Moon Landing
Space Exploration

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Moon Landing

QUESTIONS
1. What is microgravity? How does microgravity affect space travellers?
2. How does a rocket generate thrust?
3. What was the first international piloted space mission? When did it begin?
4. Who was the first person to set foot on the moon? When did this achievement occur?
5. What device allows astronauts to manoeuvre outside a spacecraft without a safety line?
6. What was the first space station to be resupplied and refuelled in orbit?
7. Why would a nuclear rocket be impractical as a booster?
8. Who was the first woman in space?
9. How did the "space race" begin?
10. How far above Earth does Earth's atmosphere end and space begin?