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Man in Space, and unmanned space flight !

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1
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 Q
suomy
Jun 20 16
90 plays
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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 Q
mstanaway
May 12 07
807 plays
3
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 Q
polaris101
Jul 10 09
2484 plays
4
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 Q
cag1970
May 09 09
543 plays
5
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 Q
mstanaway
Jul 25 08
288 plays
6
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 Q
CarolinaBill
Jul 02 07
1239 plays
7
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 Q
mstanaway
Apr 14 07
501 plays
8
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 Q
Misregistered
Jun 09 02
2934 plays
9
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 Q
mcdubb
Oct 23 08
1386 plays
10
Carrying the Fire

Questions regarding the Gemini and Apollo space programs from Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins' autobiographical book "Carrying the Fire".
Tough
25 Q
tinybubs
Jul 20 07
762 plays
11
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 Q
Maiguy
Nov 14 07
1431 plays
12
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 Q
cag1970
Dec 13 09
291 plays
13
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 Q
cag1970
Jul 04 07
492 plays
14
Onward and Outward to Mars

The little rovers that could do their stuff.
Tough
10 Q
s_zumbach
Nov 28 06
345 plays
15
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 Q
lingophilia
May 07 15
276 plays
16
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 Q
zenitth
Jan 07 08
1581 plays
17
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 Q
sidnobls
Jun 30 08
876 plays
18
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 Q
drushalli
Dec 08 08
846 plays
19
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 Q
mstanaway
Nov 24 06
786 plays
20
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 Q
dcpddc478
Aug 20 11
459 plays
21
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 Q
mstanaway
May 20 09
222 plays
22
Space Exploration In Fact And Fiction

This quiz will test your knowledge of space exploration, manned and unmanned, in fact and fiction.
Difficult
20 Q
cag1970
Jun 06 02
2280 plays
23
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 Q
mcdubb
May 26 08
606 plays
24
Space Flight Trivia

A few trivia questions for space buffs. Hope you enjoy the quiz!
Difficult
20 Q
Polaris101
Aug 08 03
1527 plays
25
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 Q
gshorey
Oct 29 14
255 plays
26
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.
Tough
10 Q
mstanaway
Oct 04 07
264 plays
27
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 Q
skyrunner84
Jul 11 10
408 plays
28
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 Q
thejazzkickazz
Oct 15 03
885 plays
29
The Space Race

Here is a quiz on early manned spaceflight. Those of you 'baby boomers' should do well on this one!
Tough
10 Q
gabby69
May 01 00
3939 plays
30
It's not Rocket Science...or is it?

This quiz will test your knowledge of of modern space travel. I hope you enjoy the quiz and maybe even learn a thing or two.
Tough
10 Q
evil44
Oct 19 09
522 plays
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