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5th Space FK2

Space History

rocket a device or vehicle designed for space travel, propelled by a device that carries both fuel and oxidizer and produces thrust by expelling expanding hot gases (rocket engine)
Sputnik the first Earth orbiting satellite launched by the Soviet Union on October 4, 1957
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the U.S. government agency that is responsible for the space program
satellite a natural body, like the moon, or an artificial object that orbits another object
Cape Canaveral the sight that NASA uses to launch space vehicles for space exploration
Mercury Project the United States’ first attempts at manned space travel
Gemini Project the United States’ second space program which concentrated on having manned orbiting space travel
Apollo Project the United States’ third space program that concentrated on landing astronauts on the moon
space probe a robot vehicle used to explore deep space
space shuttle the United State’s reusable spacecrafts designed to transport people and cargo between Earth and space
space station a spacecraft designed to be occupied by a crew for extended periods of time and used as a base for the exploration, observation, and research of space
Hubble Telescope a large telescope placed into orbit around the Earth by the United States which allows scientists to visually explore space through pictures
Created by: ekahl5