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Man in Space Quotes

Answer questions about well-known, and not so well-known quotes, made mostly by astronauts. Only the period from the beginning of manned space flight through the end of the Apollo era is covered. I hope you enjoy. Godspeed, Quiz Takers.
Average (15 qns)
Jul 10 09
2499 plays
The Soviet Challenge for the Moon

The landing of Apollo 11 marked the conclusion of what became known as the 'Space Race'. Despite subsequent denials, the Soviets actually did make a serious attempt to be the first to land a man on the moon. See what you know about this programme.
Difficult (10 qns)
May 12 07
813 plays
Saturn V

It was the most powerful rocket ridden by man to date and the Saturn V's legacy involved propelling men to the moon and putting America's first space station in orbit. See how much you know about this wonderous machine.
Tough (10 qns)
May 09 09
552 plays
Project Mercury

NASA's Project Mercury was the beginning of America's "Man in Space" program. Let's see how much you know about America's first strides in the Space Race.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 02 07
1251 plays
Soyuz - A Veteran Spacecraft

This trusty spacecraft has been the mainstay of Soviet and later Russian manned access to space for the past forty years. See how much you know about this adaptable spacecraft
Tough (15 qns)
Apr 14 07
507 plays
The Voskhod Missions - Khrushchev's Folly

Nikita Khrushchev's interference in the Soviet manned space in an effort to upstage Project Gemini in 1963/64 wasted precious years on a technological dead end.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 25 08
291 plays
The Mercury 7 Astronauts

America's first manned space program was Project Mercury. Seven pilots were selected to participate in what was, at the time, the most dangerous enterprise ever known to man. Let's see what you know about these seven men and the Mercury Program.
Average (15 qns)
Jun 09 02
2946 plays
The Human Body in the Vacuum of Space

Ever wonder what would happen if you were in a spacecraft just minding your own business and all of a sudden the hatch blew open and you weren't wearing a spacesuit? It's not a subject most people worry about on a daily basis.
Tough (10 qns)
Oct 23 08
1398 plays
Carrying the Fire

Questions regarding the Gemini and Apollo space programs from Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins' autobiographical book "Carrying the Fire".
Tough (25 qns)
Jul 20 07
771 plays
The Mercury Seven

This is a quiz about the seven men chosen in NASA's "Astronaut Group 1", better known as the "Mercury Seven".
Average (10 qns)
Nov 14 07
1431 plays
Groceries on the Moon

We can't get groceries on the moon quite yet, so we should learn a little about astronaut foods throughout history. Bon appetit!
Tough (10 qns)
May 07 15
279 plays
Welcome to Mission Control!

Every manned American space flight has relied on a dedicated team of engineers, technicians and astronauts to ensure success. Mission Control is the subject of this quiz.
Tough (10 qns)
Dec 13 09
297 plays
Project Gemini

Sandwiched between the headiness of Project Mercury and the triumphs of Project Apollo, Project Gemini proved to be an important second step for America in its quest for the Moon. This quiz focuses on the ten manned missions of the series.
Tough (10 qns)
Jul 04 07
501 plays
Onward and Outward to Mars

The little rovers that could do their stuff.
Tough (10 qns)
Nov 28 06
354 plays
NASA Turns Fifty

U.S. President Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act into law on July 29, 1958, creating NASA. Here are questions on the first fifty years of NASA missions.
Tough (10 qns)
Jun 30 08
882 plays
The Original Seven Mercury Astronauts

In 1959, seven men were chosen from over 100 applicants to become America's first astronauts in the Mercury Project of the early 1960s. See if you can identify them from the facts provided.
Average (10 qns)
Dec 08 08
855 plays
Women in Space--- Let's hear it for the girls!

This is a general quiz celebrating women in space and their stellar accomplishments. Come fly with me....
Average (10 qns)
Jan 07 08
1593 plays
Vision for Space Exploration

In January 2004 President Bush announced the Vision for Space Exploration for a return to the moon and onward to Mars. How much do you know about the "Vision"?
Tough (15 qns)
Nov 24 06
789 plays
The Final Countdown

Europe's song is about leaving Earth for Venus. Going into space is risky, the engineering is complicated and things go wrong in a surprising number of ways. This quiz looks at some of the non-fatal incidents.
Difficult (10 qns)
Jun 20 16
117 plays
Space Exploration In Fact And Fiction

This quiz will test your knowledge of space exploration, manned and unmanned, in fact and fiction.
Difficult (20 qns)
Jun 06 02
2289 plays
Semyorka - Old Number Seven

Affectionately referred to by space engineers as 'Semyorka' or 'Old Number Seven' the family of rockets based on the R-7 design have become the most versatile space launchers in history. Check out this remarkable launcher.
Average (10 qns)
May 20 09
225 plays
Thinking of Becoming an Astronaut?

Have you been dreaming of flying in space your whole life? Forget about paying 20 million US dollars to be a Space Tourist. Here are a few ways you can get started on becoming an astronaut.
Tough (10 qns)
May 26 08
612 plays
The Right Stuff? The Project Mercury Astronauts

You decide: Did the Mercury astronauts have the right stuff? This quiz is all about the first US astronauts, the selection process, their names and the space flights each made.
Average (10 qns)
Oct 29 14
261 plays
Space Flight Trivia

A few trivia questions for space buffs. Hope you enjoy the quiz!
Difficult (20 qns)
Aug 08 03
1542 plays
What Goes Up... Doesn't Always Come Down.

In this quiz you'll be asked about things we've sent up into space, and some that haven't come down, at least not intentionally. Some will never return.
Tough (10 qns)
Jul 13 16
216 plays
Far Out! Like, Really Far Out...

Space exploration has been a perilous journey. Both for those going into outer space and those still on the ground. Here are some questions on some of the mishaps and disasters that have occurred when we tried to go far out. Like really far out.
Average (10 qns)
Aug 20 11
468 plays
Other Worlds Than This

In the past few decades, many types of spacecraft have been sent off to explore the farthest reaches of our Solar System ...
Average (10 qns)
Jul 11 10
411 plays
Lunokhod Moon Rover

Thirty five years before the Mars Exploration Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, wowed us with spectacular vistas from another world, a remarkable robot called Lunokhod endeared itself to the public with its antics on a world very much closer to home.
Average (10 qns)
Oct 04 07
267 plays
China in Space!

Here's a quickie quiz on a very significant historic event, China's first manned space launch. These questions will surely appear on Chinese versions of 'Trivial Pursuit' for years to come!
Difficult (10 qns)
Oct 15 03
891 plays
The Space Race

Here is a quiz on early manned spaceflight. Those of you 'baby boomers' should do well on this one!
Tough (10 qns)
May 01 00
3954 plays
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