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Old 03-09-2008, 08:42 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - The final Frontier

Sunday Special- The final Frontier

1. Name the two planets in our system that have no moons...
2. Who was the SECOND American in space ?
3. Who was the first American woman in space ?
4. who was the SECOND man to walk on the moon ?
5. How many years since John Glenn went to space ?
6. What was the first telecommunications satellite named ?
7. What do we call the sun's "Breeze" ?
8. What do we call the ring of debris (possibly a destroyed planet) that's between Mars and Jupiter ?
9. More formal name of the "Dog Star", the brightest star in our sky....
10. What's the name of the star group known as the "Seven Sisters" ?
11. What were the three programs named that led to the USA's Lunar Landing ?
12. What was the name of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Module ?
13. What was the name of the first Shuttle, used for atmospheric tests only ?
14. What was the name of the comet that was visible for several months in 1996 ?
15. What was the name of the highly-touted comet that fizzled in 1973 ?

1. Mercury and Venus
2. Gus Grissom
3. Sally ride
4. Buzz Aldrin
5. ten years
7. "Solar Wind"
8. Asteroid Belt
9. Sirius
10. Pleiades
11. Mercury-Gemini-Apollo
13. Enterprise
14. Halle-Bopp
15. Comet Kahoutek


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Old 03-09-2008, 02:04 PM   #2
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Wow. I don't know any of these-- I think it's a REALLY bad sign that the name that popped into my head for number 4 was "Buzz Lightyear," the character from Toy Story. VERY bad sign.

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