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Jarred Krajcik

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Approximately how long is the period of time from the new moon to the full moon phase

14 days

More than half of the moon is illuminated

gibbous

Right half of moon is illuminated

When the right half of the moon is illuminated it would be called first quarter.

(That's when you see the Moon from the Northern Hemisphere.)

At what point does the southern hemisphere have the greatest exposure to the sun

The point where the southern hemisphere has the greatest exposure to the sun is the winter solstice.

The first flyers mentioned in Greek literature were

icarus and daedalus

This is when sunlight shines on far side of moon

new moon.

What are the Moon's highlands

the highlands on the moon are called terrae

The first spacecraft designed to hold two people

Gemini

This formation was caused by fallen debris from asteroid impact on dry soil and rock

craters

Jean Francois Pilatre de Rozier was the first man to ascend in a

hot air balloon

Made the first round the world nonstop airplane flight

The answer is: Brook Knapp

This program put man on the moon

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

What is the second space shuttle to orbit the earth

Challenger.

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

spring tide

When the Moon's illuminations is increasing with each passing day it is said to be

When the moon's illumination is increasing with each passing day, it is said

to be "Waxing".

Which of these was a lunar probe Clementine Explorer Pioneer Viking

Clemenntine(:

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Is a neap tide outgoing

No, ebb tide is outgoing - neap tide is rising.

This space shuttle was destroyed in flight

Challenger

What is The was used by the US to patrol coastal waters during the 1920s and 1930s

dirigible

What is a barnstorming

A barnstorming is the act of a person who barnstorms - who travels around making political speeches.

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The Moon

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Approximately how long is the period of time from the new moon to the full moon phase

More than half of the moon is illuminated

Right half of moon is illuminated

At what point does the southern hemisphere have the greatest exposure to the sun

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