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The Impact Of The Space Program On Florida

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following are positive results of the space program?   Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Industry and Jobs

    • B. 

      Scientific Research

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Tourism in Florida

  • 2. 
    About how many aerospace industry businesses are in Florida?
    • A. 

      Around 400

    • B. 

      Around 10

    • C. 

      Around 200

    • D. 

      Thousands

  • 3. 
    Which Scientific Research Center is located at Kennedy Space Center in Florida?
    • A. 

      Quantum Science Research

    • B. 

      Space Life Sciences Laboratory. SLSL

    • C. 

      Regional and Local-scale Assimilation and Modeling Center

  • 4. 
    Check all of the products that are a result of the research in the space program.
    • A. 

      Advanced plastics

    • B. 

      Joystick controllers

    • C. 

      Cordless tools

    • D. 

      Invisible braces

  • 5. 
    What kind of fun activities can a visitor have at the Kennedy Space Center? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      See giant rockets

    • B. 

      Tour launch areas

    • C. 

      Ride space mountain

    • D. 

      Meet an astronaut

  • 6. 
    What space vehicle is expected to replace the Space Shuttle in 2010?
    • A. 

      Space Electromagnetic Detector

    • B. 

      The Hubble Probe

    • C. 

      Radio Missal Rocket

    • D. 

      Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle

  • 7. 
    How many jobs does the aerospace industry create in Florida each year?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      About 1,000

    • C. 

      About 19,000

    • D. 

      About 32,000

  • 8. 
    What was the most powerful vehicle to launch from Florida?
    • A. 

      the Space Shuttle

    • B. 

      Apollo 13

    • C. 

      Saturn V

    • D. 

      Sputnik

  • 9. 
    Florida supports ________ of all commercial space activity worldwide.
    • A. 

      One-sixth

    • B. 

      One-quarter

    • C. 

      One-third

    • D. 

      One-half