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Asked in Astronomy, Physics, Space Travel and Exploration, The Sun

What happens when the energy from the center of the sun reaches the surface of the sun?

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I think that when they center cores energy get to the surface the sun will get hootter and bigger just like supergiants.
Asked in Science, Astronomy, Space Travel and Exploration

What vehichles are used in space?

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Currently... Space Shuttles and a Space Station which is not a vehicle per se.
Asked in Space Travel and Exploration, Famous People

Who was the firstwho was the first man to walk in space?

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The first man to walk in space was Niel Armstrong, who took the first steps on the moon. The first man in space was Yuri Gargarin
Asked in Space Travel and Exploration, Space Shuttle, Planet Neptune, The Moon

How long does it take a space shuttle to orbit around earth?

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An orbital period depends on the altitude of the object. In low earth orbit the space shuttle would orbit Earth in about 88 minutes.
Asked in Space Travel and Exploration, Planet Jupiter

How many hours are in a day of Jupiter in comparison to one day on earth?

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A day for Jupiter is about 9.9 hours while a day for Earth is 24 hours.
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What hobbies does Marc garneau have?

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Marc garneau dreamed about being a astronaut
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What was the first name of the first man in space?

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The Russian, Yuri Gagarin, was the first man in space.
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What are the names of all of the planets people have walked on?

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The only planet on which people have walked on Earth. The only world other than Earth where people have walked is the moon, but the moon is not a planet.
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What are names of famous rockets?

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Sputnik, Apollo 11, Apollo 13 YOU'RE WRONG! sputnik is a satellite and Apollo 11 and 13 are missions
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What is the difference between a comet's common and scientific name?

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The names of comets vary by where you are, but the scientific name is always the same.
Asked in Space Travel and Exploration, Space Shuttle, NASA

What space shuttle will be the last to launch?

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Space Shuttle Atlantis was the last space shuttle to launch at 11:29 a.m. EDT, on July 8, 2011.
Asked in History of the United States, Cold War, Space Travel and Exploration, Soviet Union (USSR), The Space Race

How did the space race cause tension between US and Soviet Union?

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It was the tension between the US and USSR that caused the space race ... the race to demonstrate the possession of launch-weight capability and guidance accuracy that would have obvious military applications.
Asked in Inventions, Space Travel and Exploration

What is the latest weather instrument invented?

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The latest weather forecasting instrument invented was the barometer. This instrument measures air pressure.
Asked in Technology, Space Travel and Exploration, International Space Station

Where is the International Space Station located?

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The International Space Station is in constant orbit around the Earth, at a height of about 200 miles. It can be seen at various times from Earth. It passes over different parts of the world every couple of months, appearing regularly for a period of up to two weeks. See the links below for times when it may pass over your location. It looks like a bright moving star, taking a few minutes to pass over.
Asked in Space Travel and Exploration, Synonyms and Antonyms, Planet Jupiter

What are the similarities of satellites and space probes?

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Satellites and space probes are constructed in a similar fashion, since both are meant to operate in the vacuum of space. They both may have exterior antennae and neither is built to withstand entry into Earth's atmosphere. Both also have ways of communicating with people on the ground.
Asked in Space Travel and Exploration, International Space Station

What are the conditions on the Moon?

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The conditions on the moon are quite extreme. When it is hot, the temperatures goes as high as 250 degrees Fahrenheit and when it is cold it drops to -150 degrees F.
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Who was the first Spaceman in the world?

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Space was discovered in 1961 by Russian spaceman Yuri Gagarin.

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