How far away is space?
Correct! But it is hard to decide precisely where outer space begins.
What do you need to go into space?
Correct! A spacecraft with some powerful rocket engines is the only way to go.
What education is usually needed to fly a spacecraft?
Correct! Almost all spacecraft pilots are experienced airplane pilots first.
Why go into space?
Correct! You can test new technologies or explore new fields of science.
What do you call a person going into space?
Correct! The word astronaut means ‘Navigator of the stars’.
What is not a proper use of a satellite?
Correct! Never use a satellite to mess with your friends!…
What is the normal energy source for satellites in space?
Correct! Solar power is the main power source for satellites in space.
How can you tell what’s up and down in space?
Correct! There is almost no gravity in space so there is no up or down.
Who can become astronauts?
Correct! With good health, the right skills and courage you can become an astronaut. But most start out as pilots, engineers, or scientists.
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