SPACE
An astronaut travels into        space.
We all live on Earth.
Alpha Centauri is the   name of a star.
There’s an American space shuttle called Columbia .
In 1969, the Americanastronaut Neil Armstrong  walked on the Moon.
The sun is at the centre of    our Solar system.
Astronauts sometimes  travel in a rocket.
In science fiction films,astronauts often meet an          alien.
Mercury is a planet in our     Solar system.
Astronauts often stay in   space for days or evenweeks. They work hard, so    a healthy diet is very important. They take ...
For example, NASA     astronauts on the  American space shuttlecan choose from a menu of     seventy different  breakfasts...
The Japanese astronaut   Mamoru Mohri alwaystakes some Japanese food. They don’t take any water with them, but that isn’t ...
So why are scientistslooking for water in otherparts of our Solar system?  The answer is simple.Water is essential for life.
The existance of water means  that plants can grow – and plants provide us with food. With food and water, humans  can liv...
Apart from Earth, most of  the planets in our Solar system are too hot or too cold for water. But there   are other possib...
Scientists are exploring the surface of the Moon. Andthey also think that there issome water on Europa, oneof Jupiter’s mo...
How many different types offood can astronauts eat on    the space shuttle?          Seventy
What does Mamoru Mohritake with him on the space          shuttle?    Some Japanese food.
Why don’t the astronautstake any water on the space          shuttle?   Because the space shuttle        makes water.
Why isn’t there any water on most other planets?  Because they are too hot or           too cold.
What is Europa?It is one of Jupiter’s moons.
SPACE QUIZ
How many planets arethere in the Solar system?           Nine.
How much water do spaceshuttle astronauts take with     them into space?          0 litres.
How many moons has    Jupiter got?      Sixteen.
How many hours doastronauts usually sleep      every night?       Eight hours.
How many stars are there in      the Universe,     approximately?     Four hundred billion.
How much money doesNASA cost the USA every        year?   Fourteen billion dollars.
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  1. 1. SPACE
  2. 2. An astronaut travels into space.
  3. 3. We all live on Earth.
  4. 4. Alpha Centauri is the name of a star.
  5. 5. There’s an American space shuttle called Columbia .
  6. 6. In 1969, the Americanastronaut Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon.
  7. 7. The sun is at the centre of our Solar system.
  8. 8. Astronauts sometimes travel in a rocket.
  9. 9. In science fiction films,astronauts often meet an alien.
  10. 10. Mercury is a planet in our Solar system.
  11. 11. Astronauts often stay in space for days or evenweeks. They work hard, so a healthy diet is very important. They take theirfood with them in a rocket.
  12. 12. For example, NASA astronauts on the American space shuttlecan choose from a menu of seventy different breakfasts, lunches and dinners.
  13. 13. The Japanese astronaut Mamoru Mohri alwaystakes some Japanese food. They don’t take any water with them, but that isn’t aproblem. The space shuttle makes water!
  14. 14. So why are scientistslooking for water in otherparts of our Solar system? The answer is simple.Water is essential for life.
  15. 15. The existance of water means that plants can grow – and plants provide us with food. With food and water, humans can live in space for longer periods of time – perhaps permanently!
  16. 16. Apart from Earth, most of the planets in our Solar system are too hot or too cold for water. But there are other possibilities.
  17. 17. Scientists are exploring the surface of the Moon. Andthey also think that there issome water on Europa, oneof Jupiter’s moons. Perhaps there are some plants onEuropa, too – some food for astronauts of the future!
  18. 18. How many different types offood can astronauts eat on the space shuttle? Seventy
  19. 19. What does Mamoru Mohritake with him on the space shuttle? Some Japanese food.
  20. 20. Why don’t the astronautstake any water on the space shuttle? Because the space shuttle makes water.
  21. 21. Why isn’t there any water on most other planets? Because they are too hot or too cold.
  22. 22. What is Europa?It is one of Jupiter’s moons.
  23. 23. SPACE QUIZ
  24. 24. How many planets arethere in the Solar system? Nine.
  25. 25. How much water do spaceshuttle astronauts take with them into space? 0 litres.
  26. 26. How many moons has Jupiter got? Sixteen.
  27. 27. How many hours doastronauts usually sleep every night? Eight hours.
  28. 28. How many stars are there in the Universe, approximately? Four hundred billion.
  29. 29. How much money doesNASA cost the USA every year? Fourteen billion dollars.

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