Quiz 032: Space & Astronomy Quiz 03

Questions

01.) Launched on 12 September 1959, It was the first spacecraft to reach the surface of the Moon, and the first human-made object to make contact with another celestial body. What is it?

02.) It was a retired orbiter from NASA’s Space Shuttle program and the fifth and final operational Shuttle built.  It was constructed from spare parts originally meant for Challenger and the other shuttles in the fleet.What is this space shuttle?

03.) Where is the European Space Agency’s main spaceport situated?

04.) Canada is  the third country in the world to build its own satellite, which was launched into earth orbit on 29 September 1962 by an American rocket. This satellite was used to study the ionosphere, an area of the upper atmosphere, and its mission lasted for 10 years before it was deliberately switched off. It is still orbiting the earth. What was its name?

05.) In 1970, Japan became the fourth nation to release an artificial satellite into successful orbit on its own. What is the first Japanese satellite put into orbit?

06.) By what name the first location where astronauts landed on the Moon during the Apollo missions in July 1969 known as?

07.) Who was the second woman in space who spent time in Salyut-7 space station in 1982?

08.) In 2006, NASA launched a space probe to edge of the Solar System, On July 14, 2015, it flew 12,500 km (7,800 mi) above the surface of Pluto,making it the first spacecraft to explore the dwarf planet. What is this spacecraft called?

09.) Name the NASA astronaut who holds the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman (328 days)?

10.) In Solar system what are the two planet does not have any moons?

Answers

01.) Luna 02

02.) Endeavour

03.) Kourou

04.) Alouette 1

05.) Ohsumi

06.) Sea of Tranquility

07.) Svetlana Savitskaya

08.) New Horizons

09.) Christina Koch

10.) Mercury & Venus

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