living the dream

Living the Dream

Highlight the correct answer, or type in what you think is correct.

 

  1. What does NASA stand for?

 

  1. a) North American Space Association  
  2. b) National Aeronautical & Space Association
  3. c) National American Sports Association
  4. d) No Aliens Seen Anywhere

 

  1. What is Mana Vautier’s job at NASA? 

 

  1. a) Astronaut Engineer        b) Aeronautics Agent
  2. c) Aeronautic Engineer        d) Aeronautics Agent

 

  1. What caused the space shuttle Columbia to crash in February 2003?

 

  1. a) was not flown correctly b) damage to right wing
  2. c) damage to left wing d) nobody knows

 

  1. Describe what the word international means when we talk about the International Space Station:

 

→for international science 

 

 

  1. True or False: The International Space Station is 500km above the Earth’s surface.

 

  1. a) True b) False

 

  1. How many times does the International Space Station circle the Earth every day?

 

  1. a) One time b) Four times
  2. c) Twelve times d) Eighteen times

 

  1. Explain why the International Space Station has to withstand extreme temperature changes?

 

→ it can change form freezing cold to boiling hot.

 

  1. What are the 5 steps to becoming a NASA Astronaut?First of all, you need to be a

1.First of all, you need to be a

United States citizen and have a degree

in science, technology, engineering,

or maths. 

2.two: If your application

is successful, you go through

several rounds of interviews

and medical checks.

3.three: Next up is two years of basic

astronaut training. This involves learning

how to fly jet planes, survival training, and

studying how spacecraft work. You also

need to learn how to scuba dive … oh, and

speak Russian.

4.If you pass your basic

training, you’re ready to become

an astronaut. But don’t say

goodbye to everyone just yet – it

could be a few years before you’re

selected for a mission.

5.If you pass your basic

training, you’re ready to become

an astronaut. But don’t say

goodbye to everyone just yet – it

could be a few years before you’re

selected for a mission.

 

  1. What kinds of things do you think humans will do in space in the future?

 

→ explore a lot and set up braces round the solar system and hopefully not nuke each other