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Science NASA

America's space program. NASA
NASA stands for: Natoina Aeronautics and Space Administration
what does Aero mean? air
what does naus mean? ship
what does nautic mean? Sailor/Seamen
Air and water are both: fluids
Fluids have the ability to: flow
fact: things can flow in fluids.
NASA was founded in: october 1,1958
Project Mercury began: 0ct.7,1958 one year after th soviet Union launched Sputnik 1
Mercury was USA's first manned space program purposes: 1 orbit a manned spce craft around the earth.2 investigate man's ability to function in space3recover man and spacecraft.
_ manned flights were planned from ____-____ 6,1961-1963
1961 was the first man in space. Alan Shepard his flight was 15 min.
Alan Shepard was on a spacecraft named: Freedom 7
1962 was the first man to orbit the earth. John Glen his flight lasted 4hr.
John Glen was on a spacecraft named: Friendship 7
Why did NASA name the 1st project Mercury? Because mercury was a Roman God mercury was the "messenger" or "traveler"
John F. Kennedy's goal was: to put man on the moon(1963)
Why were all the mercury spacecrafts #7? (april 9,1959) the first 7 astronauts were chosen so 7 on the spacecrafts stood for the "Original 7"
Gemini project purpose: orbit earth,test new equipment,test weightlessness.
Gemini3-pilot Gus Grrisson Flight almost 5hrs.
Gemini 8- pilot Neil Armstrong was almost killed, what saved his life. A ballpoint pen
gemini 10,12 pilot - pilot "Buzz" Aldrin
what does astro mean? star
what does astronaut mean? star sailor
Apollo 1-crew:Edward , "Gus" Grissom,Roger Chaffe killed 3 men sitting launch pad
no crew until: Apollo7
the capsule was ______ and was tested for __________ red,flaws
apollo 7 consisted of 3 parts: CM,SM,LM
what does lunar mean? moon
detatchableunit one used for a specific purpose , usually to other units module
apollo 11,12,14,15,16,17 all : landed on the moon
Buzz Aldrin Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins: best pilots
apollo mission had 3 crew members 1pilot of the command module and 2 passengers in the LM
Apollo 11's nickname. "The Eagle
When the LM landed on the surface of th moon it: shook the moon.
NASA's communication center is in Houston,TX
Created by: adriana bibeau