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SCIENCE SHUTTLES

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WHO WAS THE ONE WHO STARTED THE REUSEABLE SPACECRAFT NEEDED TO BE DESIGHNED WHAT DATE RHICHARD NICKSON 1972
WHAT HAPPENED IN 1972 LAST FLIGHT TO THEMOON
THE COMPANY NAMED __________ WAS HIRED TO DESIGHN AND BUILD THE ________________________ BOEING REUSABLE SPACECRAFT
WHAT DOES NASA CALL THE SHUTTLE THE ORBITER
HOW IS THE SHUTTLE LAUNCHED BY CONNECTING IT TO 3 FUEL TANKS
WHAT DOES SRB STAND FOR SOLID ROCKET BOOSTER
LIQUID OXEGEN TANK IS THE FOWARD TANK
LIQUID HYDROGEN TANK AFT TANK
AFT REAR
WHAT MIXES AND BURNS VERY QUICKLY AND GIVES A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF POWER LIQUID HYDROGEN AND LIQUID OXYGEN
ET IS MADE OF ________ AND SPRAYED WITH A _______ INSULATION TO KEEP THE LIQUID FUEL COOL ENOUGH TO REMAIN A LIQUID ALUMINUM FOAM
TO MAKE GAS A LIQUID YOU HAVE TO COOL IT
HOW MANY DEGREES DOES A LIQUID HAVE TO BE TO TURN BACK INTO A GAS 212
THE ALUMINUM HULL OF THE ET ____________ UP IN THE ATMOSPHERE SO IT CAN NOT BE USED AGAIN BURNS
ET HOLDS ________MILLION POUNDS OF FUEL 1.6
IT CONTAINS A PARACHUTTE AND A FLOTATION DEVISE SO IT CAN BE REUSED SRB (SOLID ROCKET BOOSTER)
THE ORIGINAL SHUTTLES ENTERPRISE
__________ WAS USED TO TEST LANDING AND MANUVERING ENTERPRISE
what provides majority of thrust for lift off get off the ground where gravity is the greatet srb
light weight rocket to continue the flight into the upper atmosphere et
a forward force that pushes on an object thrust
how many seconds does it take to clear launch pad 6 seconds
where does the fuel that srb burns in two minutes it drops into the ocean
what burns fuel in 8 minutes et
what uses its own fuel to position itself into earths orbit orbiter
purposes of the shuttlemission : 1 reusable spacecraft 2 carry large pay loads 3 build the iss
payload cargo
what does iss mean international space station
what are the original shuttles to orbit the earth columbia, challenger, discovery, atlantis
shuttles built to _________ launches and reentries endurance
when are shuttles due for retirement 2010
when is iss due for retirement 2010
why is nasa behind on schedule because the iss is not completed
when did the chalenger destroy (what year) 1986
why did the challenger destroy the exhaust from the srb escaped and shot hot gases into the et
solid rocket booster solid fuel SRB
_____ has solid fuel that gives off ______ to lift off SRB thrust
round rubber ring that stops a liquid from leaking 0 ring
how many heat tiles on shuttle 24 thousand
how much heat can the nose and wing tips stand 3 thousand ferenheit
how fast does it travel 17,500 mph
what is the landing speed 220 mph
how long did it take for the challenger to explode after take off 73 seconds
how much runway does it need to land 2 miles
how long was the shuttle supposed to last 100 flights or 10 years
when ever so often does the shuttle orbit the earth every 90 minutes