Space Science Technology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who was the first person on the moon?

Question 2 2. When did space travel first begin?

Question 3 3. Radio telescopes are namely:

Question 4 4. Which telescope(s) collect(s) short wavelengths of light?

Question 5 5. This is a type of spacecraft that enters and stays in orbit around a planet:

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Question 6 6. The lens nearest the eye is another term for:

Question 7 7. The most expensive space mission in this list is likely to be:

Question 8 8. Which type of telescope is no longer used much by astronomers?

Question 9 9. This is type of mirror used in a reflecting telescope that directs light coming from the primary mirror to another focal point:

Question 10 10. The distance between a lens or mirror to its focal point is known as a:

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Question 11 11. A telescope's ability to see two glowing objects as distinct and separate sources of light is known as:

Question 12 12. Which type of telescope is used by the Hubble Space Telescope?

Question 13 13. The area where parallel beams of light that strike a mirror or lens are brought to a focus thereafter is called the:

Question 14 14. This is a type of reflecting telescope that uses a diagonal mirror to reflect light out the side of the telescope:

Question 15 15. The hole in the center of the primary mirror through which the secondary mirror passes light through is called the:

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Question 16 16. These are instruments used to detect, collect, and analyze radio waves coming from cosmic sources:

Question 17 17. If an interferometer uses two antennas that are 100 meters apart, this is equivalent to:

Question 18 18. This is a telescope lens that is made from two separate lenses which are in turn made of two different types of glass, which will bring two different wavelengths of light into the same focus:

Question 19 19. The use of more than one telescope connected together and operating as one instrument in order to achieve a higher angular resolution is called:

Question 20 20. This is a space mission where a spacecraft passes by a celestial object but isn't held in orbit by it:

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Question 21 21. Which types of telescopes collect light in the visible range?

Question 22 22. This kind of space mission would be best used for a 'simple' and quick reconnaissance mission:

Question 23 23. Which telescope collects long wavelengths of light?

Question 24 24. Which is NOT a downside of space travel?

Question 25 25. This is an electrically powered spacecraft that can roam around the celestial object they land on to take detailed pictures, soil samples, and perform other specific tasks for scientific purposes:

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Question 26 26. This is a kind of reflecting telescope where a secondary mirror reflects light back through a hole in the primary mirror's center but it does not have a thin correcting lens at the front of the telescope:

Question 27 27. This kind of reflecting telescope has a correcting lens at the front of the tube in order to improve image quality.

Question 28 28. Which is a benefit of space travel?

Question 29 29. The primary lens is:

Question 30 30. What does NASA stand for?

Space Science Technology Chapter Exam Instructions

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