Response to Text:Living the Dream (NASA)

Living the Dream

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  1. What does NASA stand for?


  1. a) North American Space Association  
  2. b) National Aeronautical & Space Administration
  3. c) National American Sports Association
  4. d) No Aliens Seen Anywhere


  1. What is Mana Vautier’s job at NASA? 


  1. a) Astronaut Engineer        b) Aeronautics Agent
  2. c) Aeronautic Engineer   d) Aeronautics Agent


  1. What caused the space shuttle Columbia to crash in February 2003?


  1. a) was not flown correctly b) damage to right wing
  2. c) damage to left wing d) nobody knows


  1. Describe what the word international means when we talk about the International Space Station:


→It is something spreaded across the world like the NBA. It has different teams from across the country.


  1. True or False: The International Space Station is 500km above the Earth’s surface.


  1. a) True b) False


  1. How many times does the International Space Station circle the Earth every day?


  1. a) One time b) Four times
  2. c) Twelve times d) Eighteen times


  1. Explain why the International Space Station has to withstand extreme temperature changes?


→As the ISS moves to the Earth’s shadow into the warmth of the sun it will make the temperature rise for the astronauts

  1. What are the 5 steps to becoming a NASA Astronaut?
    1.   If you are selected for a mission you go through a final round of training.After that congratulations-you’ve finally earned your ticket into space! First you need to be a United States citizen and have a degree in science,technology,engineering or mathematics.
      1.  If your application is successful you go through several rounds of interviews and medical checks.
      2.  Next up is two years of basic astronaut training.This involves learning how to fly jet planes,survival training, and studying how spacecraft work. You also need to learn how to scuba dive and speak russian.
      3. If you pass your basic training, you’re ready to become

      an astronaut. But don’t say

      goodbye to everyone just yet – it

      could be a few years before you’re selected for a mission.

    1. What kinds of things do you think humans will do in space in the future?

    → They will create different kinds of substances and different life and maybe even live on mars

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