Space Related G.S Questions Answers

Space Related G.S

Questions Answers


1 The first woman cosmonaut of the world

– Velentina Tereshkova


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2 The first person in the world to land on the moon

– Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Adrin Jr. of U.S.A. Armstrong was the first to set foot on the moon followed by Aldrin. July 21, 1969.



3 The first American astronaut to float in space
– Edward White

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4 The first spaceship which carried three American astronauts to land two of them on the moon
– Apollo-11



5 The first cosmonaut to spend about 17½ days in space endurance flight

– Adrin Nikolayev and Vitaly Sevastyanosov in soyuz-9 (June 1, 1970)



6 The first space-vehicle to orbit the moon
Luna-10 (U.S.S.R.)


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7 The first unmanned spaceship to have soft landed and lifted off from the moon to return to the earth
– Luna-16 (U.S.S.R.) September 21, 1970



8 The first man to enter space

– Major Yuri Gagarin (Russian)



9 The first manned space vehicle to land on the moon
– Lunar Exploration Module (LEM) nick-named ‘Eagle’

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10. The first unmanned moon buggy to explore surface of the moon

– Lunakhod-1 (U.S.S.R.)



11 The first country to send man to the moon
– U.S.A.



12 The first space rocket brought back to earth after orbiting the moon
– Zond-5



13 The first man to fly into space belonging to a country other than Russia or the U.S.A.
– Vladimir



14 The first mission of a linking-up in space by manned spaceships of U.S.A. and Soviet Union
– Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Mission (ASTP) (launched on July 15 and linked up in space on July 17, 1975)



15 Russia’s first spaceship with international crew on board.
– Remek (Czechoslovakia)



16 The first spaceship in the world to sample moon’s crust
– Surveyor-3 (U.S.A.)



17 First crew transfer between the orbiting spaceships
– Soyuz T-15 with Mir Space Station



18 The first country to send nuclear powered space craft to explore Jupiter
– U.S.A.



19 Indias first scientific satellite
– Aryabhatta



20 The first European woman to international Space Station
– Claudie Haignere (French cosmonaut)



21 The first Indian to go into space

– Rakesh Sharma



22 The first American manned spaceship to perform crew transfer in space
– Apollo-9 (U.S.A.)



23 The first space rocket to hit the moon
– Lunik II



24 First private, manned spacecraft
– Spaceship One (Launched on June 21, 2004)



25 The first space vehicle to soft land on moon
– Luna-9 (U.S.S.R.)



26 The first American astronaut to make two space flights
– Gordon Cooper (U.S.A.)



27 The first space tourist of S. Africa and second of the world
– Mark Shuttleworth (April 2002)



28 The first manned spaceship to perform the longest stay in space (11 days)
– Apollo-7 (U.S.A.)

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29 The first country to launch a cosmic space rocket towards moon
– U.S.S.R.



30 The first manned spaceship to perform space flight round the moon
– Apollo-8 (U.S.A.)



31 America’s first Mission to Saturn
– Cassini Spacecraft (Reached Saturn’s orbit in July 2004)



32 The first Probe Mission to planet Pluto
– New Horizons (U.S. launched on January 19, 2006)



33 The first woman of Indian origin in space

– Kalpana Chawla

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34 First European space probe landing on the surface of the Saturnian Moon Titan
– Huygens (January 15, 2005)



35 The first US space shuttle to explode while returning home killing all the astronauts
– Columbia (February 1, 2003)



36 The first residents on the International Space Station
– Bill shepherd (U.S.A.), Yuri Gidzenko and Sergei Krikalev (Russia)



37 China’s first man in space
– Yang Liwei



38 The first space tourist in the world
– Dennis Tito (U.S.A.)

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39. European Space Agency’s first moon probe craft



40. The US software pioneer who became the first person to travel twice to space as a tourist
– Charles Simonyi (March 26, 2009)



41 India’s first Mapping Satellite
– CARTOSAT-I (Launched on May 5, 2005)



42 The first Japanese spacecraft to get down to an asteroid and collect samples from there
– Hayabusa (November 2005, Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)



43 The first successful moon mission of India
– Chandrayan-I (October 22, 2008)



44 The first space woman to stay for the longest ever Perivale of time in space
– Sunita Williams



45 The first spacecraft to touch the surface of a comet
– NASA’s Deep Impact hit its comet target temple-I (July 4, 2005)

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46 The first lunar orbiter of China
– Chang’e-I (Lauched on October 24, 2007 from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre of South-Western Sichuan Province)

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