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Space Shuttle Program

This quiz is about the American space shuttle program, officially called the Space Transportation System (STS).


 

Quiz ID:#30577
Fun:*** (2.76)
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Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   In what year was the first shuttle launched into orbit?






#2   Who was the first American female astronaut to go into space?






#3   Who was the oldest astronaut to go into space aboard a space shuttle?






#4   Which of the following facts is true of astronaut Story Musgrave?






#5   How many astronauts were aboard Challenger when it exploded in 1986?






#6   How many space missions were flown by the shuttle fleet?






#7   What shuttle had the most missions?






#8   How many missions involved docking with a space station?






#9   What was the duration of the longest space shuttle mission?






#10   What shuttle never flew in space?






#11   The largest shuttle crew was eight astronauts.




#12   Columbia disintegrated during reentry in 2003.




#13   All four major parts of the shuttle stack (orbiter, external liquid-fuel tank, and two solid-fuel boosters) are reusable.




 

 


   



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