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This country developed the first reusable space vehicle

united states

The animal in this constellation was said to be the fastest in the land

Canis Major.

Was the first man to theorize that the earth revolved around the sun

aristrachus of samos

A plane that has two sets of wings is called

A biplane

The first flyers mentioned in Greek literature were

icarus and daedalus

This is when sunlight shines on far side of moon

new moon.

What did Jacques Alexandre Charles first attempted to use hydrogen as in gas

hot air balloon

This was the first airship that could be steered

dirigible

This individual made the first supersonic flight in 1947

Charles Yeager

At which of these times would the north pole be tilted toward the sun

Summer Solstice

Which of these items might be associated with world war 2

Jet propulsion might be associated with World War 2.

What was used as a supersonic transport

concord

Space shuttles have all been named for what

Sailing Vessels

What are the largest moons of each planet

Mercury: None

Venus: None

Earth: Moon

Mars: Phobos

Jupiter: Ganymede

Saturn: Titan

Uranus: Titania

Neptune: Triton

*Pluto: Charon

*Pluto is not a planet but in case your are curious...

This program put man on the moon

The Apollo program.more specifically Apollo 11,13 and 14

What term is defined as the quality given to a sound by its overtones

timbre

What tide is caused by the straight alignment of the sun earth and moon

spring tide

Choose the space program that is associated with the first person to walk in space

NASA or the National Aeronautics and Space Administration was the first space program to put a person in space. The first person to walk in space was Neil Armstrong.

What clouds are like thunderheads

Cumulo nimbus.

What is the description of mares tails

cirro

Was astronomy first studied by the Greeks

Astronomy, the study of the stars, has been around since the first cavemen looked up at night. We know more about what the Greeks did because they wrote about it, and their books survived.

Before the Greeks, we know that the Sumerians, the Babylonians and the Egyptians all studied astronomy, but relatively few of their writings survived the thousands of years since.

What imaginary line is located at 0 dergees longitude

prime meridian!Prime Meridian!PRIME MERIDIAN!PrImE MeRiDiAn!

Which of these items is the most closely associated with the beginning of the jet age

U.S. F-86 and MIG-15

What constellation was associated with the description the hunter

orion

This space shuttle was destroyed in flight

Challenger

When the moon's illumination is decreasing with each passing day it is said to be .

Waning.

What are the calendar dates for the seasons

In many places including the United States, winter is defined as the period from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox, spring is defined as the period from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice, summer is defined as the period from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox, and fall or autumn is defined as the period from the autumnal equinox to the winter solstice. In the northern hemisphere, the winter solstice is the December solstice, the vernal equinox is the March equinox, the summer solstice is the June solstice, and the autumnal equinox is the September equinox. In the southern hemisphere, the winter solstice is the June solstice, the vernal equinox is the September equinox, the summer solstice is the December solstice, and the autumnal equinox is the March equinox. The dates of the March equinox range from the 19th to the 22nd of March, the dates of the June solstice range from the 19th to the 23rd of June, the dates of the September equinox range from the 21st to the 24th of September, and the dates of the December solstice range from the 20th to the 23rd of December. Examples of the earliest season start times are in 2096, and examples of the latest season start times are in 1903.

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