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Our Place Solar Syst

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Our solar system is in the __________ galaxy. The Milky Way Galaxy
One ________ or orbit around the Sun equals a planet's year. revolution
One ____________ on a planet's axis accounts for day and night on a planet. rotation
Planets, other than Earth, can or cannot have an atmosphere. can
Which planet is located after Earth in our solar system? Mars
Which planet is located after Jupiter in our solar system? Saturn
What is the name of the star in our atmosphere? The Sun
Which planet is located after Mars and the Asteroid Belt in our solar system? Jupiter
A day on this planet lasts 243 Earth days and a year lasts 225 Earth days. Venus
Name all of the Rocky Planets Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars
Name all of the Gas Giants Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
Which planet rotates on its side? Uranus
What was the date NASA first landed astronauts on the moon? July 20, 1969
What is the name of the new mission to the moon? The Artemis Program
Who is Jessica Meir, and how did she make history? She is an astronaut from Maine and was part of the first all female space walk.
This layer of the atmosphere absorbs most of the sun's ultraviolet radiation. The Ozone Layer
Weather occurs and living things are found in this layer of the atmosphere. Troposphere
The temperature in this layer of the atmosphere can reach higher than one thousand degrees Fahrenheit. Thermosphere
Planets may ___________ on an axis. rotate
Which planets are considerably larger? Gaseous
Because of no atmosphere this planet has a very hot day and a very cold night. Mercury
A gas giant that has raging storms, the most moons and shortest day. Jupiter
Similar temperatures to the our own planet; and has asteroids for moons. Mars
Not the closest planet to our star but it’s the hottest because of its thick atmosphere. Venus
What is the name of the spaceport that will be built around the moon for spacecraft to dock with? Lunar Gateway
How long is the moon's orbit around Earth? 27 days
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