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  • Numbers in Space Trivia

    1. How many space flights are each of the Space Shuttles designed to make?
    50
    100
    150
    200

    2. How long does it take the Shuttle to reach orbit?
    6.5 minutes
    10 minutes
    15.5 minutes
    8.5 minutes

    3. How long did it take the Apollo astronauts to get from Earth to the Moon?
    approximately 5 days
    approximately 5.5 days
    approximately 3.5 days
    approximately 2 days

    4. How long does it take to orbit Earth?
    60 minutes
    120 minutes
    90 minutes
    180 minutes

    5. How many orbits did John Glenn make on his first space flight?
    3
    2
    1
    0

    6. How many sunrises can an astronaut see in one day?
    2
    10
    16
    6

    7. How fast does Earth move in its orbit around the sun?
    15 miles/second
    20 miles/second
    13 miles/second
    18 miles/second

    8. How does the gravity force on the Moon's surface compare with Earth's?
    1/3
    1/6
    1/8
    1/2

    9. How does the gravity on Mars compare with Earth's?
    1/2
    1/4
    1/3
    1/6

    10. What percent of Earth's surface is land?
    30%
    40%
    50%
    55%

     
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