Space Quiz

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QUESTION 1:
Where is the Kennedy Space Center?
a. California
b. Texas
c. New York
d. Florida


QUESTION 2:
Why is the Kennedy Space Center in a good location for launching rockets into space?


QUESTION 3:
Why is it desirable to launch a space-bound rocket toward the east and from a location near the equator?


QUESTION 4:
Who demonstrated to Congress how the space shuttle Challenger failed by dropping an O-ring into a glass of ice water?
a. Richard Feynman
b. Sally Ride
c. Neil Armstrong
d. Carl Sagan


QUESTION 5:
How fast must a rocket travel to escape Earth orbit?
a. 25,000 miles per hour
b. 40,000 kilometers per hour
c. 11 kilometers per second


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