SPACE

SPACE
WHERE DOES SPACE BEGIN?
WHERE IS EARTH IN SPACE?
HOW MUCH SPACE IS THERE?
WHAT IS A LIGHT-YEAR?
WHAT CAN WE SEE WHEN WE LOOK INTO SPACE?
JOURNEY INTO SPACE
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ASTRONOMY
WHEN DID PEOPLE FIRST STUDY THE SKY?
WHAT DO ASTRONOMERS STUDY TODAY?
TELESCOPES
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OBSERVATORIES
WHY ARE MOST OBSERVATORIES ON TOP OF MOUNTAINS?
HOW DO RADIO TELESCOPES WORK?
ARRAYS
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CONSTELLATIONS
HOW DID CONSTELLATIONS GET THEIR NAMES?
ARE THE STARS IN CONSTELLATIONS REALLY GROUPED TOGETHER IN SPACE?
CAN EVERYONE SEE ALL OF THE CONSTELLATIONS?
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SOLAR SYSTEM
WHAT ARE THE MAIN BODIES IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM?
HOW DID THE SOLAR SYSTEM FORM?
PLANETS
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SUN
WHAT IS THE SUN MADE OF?
WHAT IS THE SURFACE OF THE SUN LIKE?
SOLAR ECLIPSES
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Earth
WHAT IS EARTH MADE OF?
WHAT MAKES EARTH DIFFERENT FROM ALL THE OTHER PLANETS?
Axis
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Moon
WHAT IS THE MOON MADE OF?
HOW DOES THE MOON AFFECT EARTH?
Phases
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MERCURY
WHAT IS THE TEMPERATURE ON MERCURY?
WHAT IS MERCURY’S SURFACE LIKE?
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VENUS
WHY CAN’T WE SEE VENUS’S SURFACE?
HOW HOT IS VENUS?
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JUPITER
WHAT ARE THE GALILEAN MOONS?
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MARS
WHY IS MARS CALLED THE RED PLANET?
WHAT IS MARS’S SURFACE LIKE?
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SATURN
WHAT ARE SATURN’S RINGS?
WHAT IS TITAN LIKE?
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URANUS
WHO DISCOVERED URANUS?
WHAT ARE URANUS’S MOONS LIKE?
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NEPTUNE
WHAT IS NEPTUNE MADE OF?
TRITON
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PLUTO
IS PLUTO REALLY A PLANET?
WHAT IS THE KUIPER BELT?
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COMETS
WHERE DO COMETS COME FROM?
HOW OFTEN HAS HALLEY’S COMET BEEN SEEN?
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EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE
HOW CAN LIFE EXIST ON OTHER PLANETS?
SETI
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ASTEROIDS
WHAT ARE ASTEROIDS MADE OF?
WHAT IS THE ASTEROID BELT?
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METEORS
WHAT IS A METEOR SHOWER?
METEORITES
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STARS
ARE ALL THE STARS THE SAME?
HOW DO STARS PRODUCE THEIR ENERGY?
DO OTHER STARS HAVE PLANETS AROUND THEM?
HOW DO WE MEASURE A STAR’S BRIGHTNESS?
HOW STARS LIVE AND DIE
NEBULAS
BLACK HOLES
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UNIVERSE
WHAT IS THE UNIVERSE MADE OF?
HOW BIG IS THE UNIVERSE?
BIG BANG
DARK MATTER
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GALAXIES
HOW MANY DIFFERENT GALAXIES ARE THERE?
WHAT ARE ACTIVE GALAXIES?
MILKY WAY
GALAXY CLUSTERS
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ROCKETS
HOW DO ROCKETS WORK?
PROPELLANT
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SATELLITES
HOW DO SATELLITES STAY UP IN SPACE?
SATELLITE ORBITS
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INTERPLANETARY SPACECRAFT
WHERE HAVE INTERPLANETARY SPACECRAFT BEEN?
PROBES
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SPACE OBSERVATORIES
WHY ARE OBSERVATORIES LAUNCHED INTO SPACE?
HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE
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SPACE TRAVEL
HOW DO HUMANS SURVIVE IN SPACE?
HOW DOES SPACE TRAVEL AFFECT PEOPLE?
WHAT IS THE FARTHEST ANYONE HAS TRAVELED IN SPACE?
APOLLO PROJECT
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ASTRONAUTS
WHAT KINDS OF TASKS DO ASTRONAUTS PERFORM?
HOW DO ASTRONAUTS TRAIN FOR THEIR MISSIONS?
EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITIES
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SPACE SHUTTLE
HOW DOES THE SHUTTLE OPERATE?
WHAT DOES THE SHUTTLE CARRY?
ORBITER
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SPACE STATIONS
WHAT ARE SPACE STATIONS USED FOR?
HOW ARE SPACE STATIONS BUILT?
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
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