NASA trivia, and the space program in general - Page 2




 
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Boots
 
January 13th, 2005  
Charge 7
 
 
I always got a kick out of America's first woman astronaut being named Sally Ride. Wilson Pickett recorded the song some 20 years before she went up, but I'm sure there were many sound boxes blaring "Mustang Sally" to hear the refrain "ride Sally ride".
January 14th, 2005  
doomshot
 
 
I think that the was the song that was playing.
February 9th, 2005  
Trevor
 
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Originally Posted by doomshot
Bonus In Kazakhstan.
1.Leroy Chiao and Salizhan Sharipov
2. Gordon Cooper
3.It is to protect the orbiter and its payloads from damage by acoustical energy and rocket exhaust reflected from the flame trench and Mobile Launcher Platform during launch
4. To assemble the Saturn V rockets
5. Russian Colonel-Engineer Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova
For America is Sally Kisten Ride
Very good, Doomshot. 4/5.

Bonus Question: Who was the first woman to WALK in space?

1. How many RCS thrusters does the orbiter have? (Foward and rear)
2. What does the SPS engine on the Apollo Service Module stand for?
3. Apollo 13 Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise didn't fly in space again. However, he did do approach and landing tests for this vehicle. What was it?
4. What Lunar probe did Charles Conrad and Alan Bean land near in the Ocean of Storms on Apollo 12?
5. Who was the commander of STS-71 and why was this mission so important?
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Boots
February 12th, 2005  
doomshot
 
 
Bonus Svetlana Savitskaya

1. 38 primary thrusters and 6 vernier thrusters
2.service propulsion system
3. Space Shuttle "Enterprise"
4. Surveyor 3
5. Commander was Robert L. "Hoot" Gibson. The mission was important because it showed United State's and Russia's willingness to cooperate with each other.
April 18th, 2005  
Trevor
 
1. Where on the moon did Apollo 14 land?
2. How many tons of fuel per second did the Saturn V F-1 engines put out at lift-off?
3. When was the final shuttle mission to Mir?
4. What was the name of the Apollo 9 Lunar Module
5. What space probe recently landed on Saturn's moon Titan?
May 7th, 2005  
doomshot
 
 
1. Apollo 14 landed in the Fra Mauro region.
2. 2.6 ton/sec
3. June 2, 1998, 6:06:24 PM EDT
4. Spider
5. Huygens probe
May 10th, 2005  
Trevor
 
Well done 4/5.

1. How high of temperatures can the Reinforced Carbon-Carbon (RCC) on the shuttle take? (RCC is on the wing leading edges and nose)
2. Who said "Magnificent desolation" when he first set foot on the moon?
3. What was the official designation of the shuttle Challenger? (OV-what?)
4. Why was this number lower than Columbia and Enterprise?
5. What apollo mission launched a satellite to orbit the moon?

Bonus: How many tons of fuel per second does the Saturn V F-1 engines put out at lift-off?
July 5th, 2005  
DieZel
 
1. How high of temperatures can the Reinforced Carbon-Carbon (RCC) on the shuttle take? (RCC is on the wing leading edges and nose)
---->nearly 3000 F
2. Who said "Magnificent desolation" when he first set foot on the moon?
----> EDwin Aldrin- the second person to walk on the Moon
3. What was the official designation of the shuttle Challenger? (OV-what?)
---->OV99 I think
4. Why was this number lower than Columbia and Enterprise?
----->?
5. What apollo mission launched a satellite to orbit the moon?
---->Apollo-Soyuz mission
Bonus: How many tons of fuel per second does the Saturn V F-1 engines put out at lift-off?
----> no idea

PS I came across this interesting trivia- Shuttle Columbia Trivia Quiz, and thought you might like it.