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1. What was the first manned mission to land on the moon?
2. Who was the first human to walk on the moon?
3. What was the primary objective of the Mars Rover “Curiosity”?
4. When was the Hubble Space Telescope launched?
5. What was the first animal to orbit Earth?
6. Who was the first woman to travel into space?
7. What was the name of the last Apollo mission that landed on the moon?
8. What is the name of the first and only space station of the United States?
9. When did the Mars Rover “Spirit” end its mission?
10. What was the first spacecraft to reach the surface of Mars?
11. Which country launched the first artificial satellite?
12. Which spacecraft performed the first flyby of Pluto?
13. What is the name of the European Space Agency’s mission to Mars?
14. Who was the first civilian to fly in space?
15. What was the name of the first spacecraft to visit Jupiter?
16. Who was the first Indian woman to go to space?
17. Which spacecraft did China use for its first manned space mission?
18. What year was the first International Mars Mission launched?
19. What was the first permanent space station launched by Russia?
20. What was the name of the first American to orbit the Earth?
21. Which space telescope was launched by NASA to discover Earth-size planets orbiting other stars?
22. What does the Mars Rover “Opportunity” also known as?
23. Who was the first African American woman to travel in space?
24. What is the fastest spacecraft ever launched?
25. What is the primary mirror size of the James Webb Space Telescope?
26. What was the first successful mission to Mars by NASA?
27. Which Russian space station was launched in 1986?
28. Who was the second man to walk on the moon?
29. What was the name of NASA’s first Mars rover?
30. Which space probe was launched in 1977 to study the outer Solar System?
31. Who was the first Asian woman to fly in space?
32. What is the name of NASA’s most recent Mars Rover?
33. What is the name of the SpaceX spacecraft designed to carry humans to the International Space Station?
34. Which country was the third to achieve manned spaceflight independently, after the USSR and the USA?
35. What was the name of the European mission that landed a spacecraft on a comet for the first time?
36. What is the name of the largest volcano in the solar system, located on Mars?
37. What is the name of the proposed mission to study the Alpha Centauri star system?
38. Who was the first astronaut of Chinese descent to go to space?
39. What was the first private company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station?
40. Who holds the record for the longest single stay in space, spending 437 days aboard the Mir space station?
41. What was the first satellite the United States launched into space?
42. What is the name of the rover that found evidence of ancient water on Mars?
43. What was the main goal of the Apollo Program?
44. Which planet’s exploration was the primary goal of the Galileo mission?
45. Who was the first person to fly in space six times?
46. What is the name of the European Space Agency’s Mars Rover?
47. What is the name of the space probe sent to study Saturn and its moons?
48. What is the name of NASA’s mission aimed at touching the Sun?
49. What was the destination of Voyager 2 after Jupiter and Saturn?
50. Which planet did the Mariner 10 probe fly by?
51. What is the name of the program that aims to return humans to the Moon by 2024?
52. Which was the first spacecraft to leave our solar system?
53. What causes the tail of a comet?
54. Which planet in our solar system has the most moons?
55. What is the name of the mission that aims to deflect an asteroid’s path?
56. Which spacecraft is expected to replace the Hubble Space Telescope?
57. What is the name of the first satellite sent into space by India?
58. Who was the first private citizen to fly in space?
59. What is the name of the first woman to command the International Space Station?
60. Which spacecraft delivered the Mars Rover Perseverance to the red planet?
61. What was the first interstellar object detected passing through our Solar System?
62. What is the name of the first person to perform a spacewalk?
63. What is the name of the mission that brought back the first samples from an asteroid?
64. What is the name of the second module of the International Space Station?
65. Who is the youngest person to have traveled to space?
66. Which planet did the Messenger probe study?
67. What is the name of the most powerful telescope ever launched?
68. What is the name of the rover that will be used in the Mars Sample Return mission?
69. What was the name of the first operational Space Shuttle?
70. What is the name of the space probe that was intentionally crashed into the Moon in 2009?
71. What is the name of NASA’s first astronomical observatory, which was also the first satellite to detect X-rays outside our solar system?
72. What celestial object did the NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft land on?
73. Which was the first mission to successfully land a rover on Mars?
74. Which two celestial bodies were the focus of the Voyager missions?
75. What was the name of the first robot to repair a spacecraft in orbit?
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