Spaceflights/Quiz

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Spaceflight is an effort, in a lecture/article format, to describe the components of a spaceflight, often as applied in the performance of lofting technology.

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, Manned spaceflight on an individual basis has only been achieved with experimental aircraft such as the X-15.

Yes
No

2

Multiple choice, What are some factors that can influence launch windows?

position of celestial bodies relative to launch site
accessibility to liquid oxygen
position of orbits relative to launch site
local weather
funding

3

True or False, A dominant group for a spaceflight differs from a control group in that it rules the treatment of the control group.

TRUE
FALSE

4

Evidence that demonstrates that a model or idea for a spaceflight versus a control group is feasible is called a

.

5

True or False, A control group may be used for a spaceflight to demonstrate no effect or a standard effect versus a novel effort applied to a treatment group.

TRUE
FALSE

6

Complete the text:

A short or

realization of a certain

or idea to

a treament's feasibility for a spaceflight is called a proof of

.

7

True or False, A pure spaceflight involves no doing apart from itself.

TRUE
FALSE

8

Complete the text:

A proof-of-concept structure of a spaceflight, including a control group, consists of

, procedures, findings, and

.

9

Multiple choice, What, if any, is the difference between a launch pad and a spaceport?

a launchpad can only launch vehicles vertically
liquid feuled rockets only
a spaceport has a runway for horizontal landings and/or takeoffs
Titan IIIC
a launchpad is design for reaching extreme altitudes

10

True or False, The purpose of a treatment group for a spaceflight is to describe natural processes or phenomena for the first time relative to a control group.

TRUE
FALSE

11

Multiple choice, What was the topic of the paper Robert H. Goddard published in 1919 which influenced Herman Oberth and Wernher Von Braun?

Telstar
liquid feuled rockets
application of the de Laval Nozzle
Vanguard 1
reaching extreme altitudes

12

True or False, A spaceflight above the Earth is more a flight through the interplanetary medium than it is through space.

TRUE
FALSE

13

Multiple choice, What was the name of the first satellite to orbit the Earth?

Telstar
Sputnik
Avenger
Vanguard 1

14

Yes or No, "Flyings" could vary considerably in complexity and lavishness and could involve an actor or property being either lifted from the stage into the flies above or vice versa.

Yes
No

15

Multiple choice, Spaceflight was first achieved in what year?

1932
1942
1952
1962


Hypotheses[edit]

Main source: Hypotheses

Spaceflight of a sort my be possible with a repellor-type system.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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