How Much Do You Know About NASA?

NASA has taken mankind into the great beyond, but how much do you really know about this stellar agency? Take these 12 questions and put your NASA knowledge to the test!
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What does the acronym NASA stand for?
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Air and Space Administration
National Air and Space Alliance
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Where is the NASA Dryden Flight Center located?
Florida
California
Texas
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What agency existed before NASA to scientifically study flight?
NACA
NFSA
None
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What was the name of the revolutionary series of satellites launched in 1972?
Landsat
Jumpseat
Sputnik
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What year did NASA become operational?
1969
1958
1960
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Which country is responsible for the term "Aeronautics?"
The United States
France
Russia
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What does the acronym "ISS" stand for?
International Space Station
International Space Shuttle
Individual Space Station
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How many Apollo missions have landed on the moon?
7
6
13
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How many flight hours must a pilot complete before applying to become an astronaut?
2,000 hours
1,000 hours
600 hours
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How many pounds of food is a shuttle astronaut allotted per day?
5.2 pounds
1.5 pounds
3.8 pounds
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Which cartoon character is the NASA safety mascot?
Garfield
Snoopy
Bugs Bunny
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What year did the ill fated space shuttle Challenger launch?
1986
1987
1991
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You are a NASA Newbie. You may be familiar with NASA and what it does, but you aren't well versed on NASA history. Keep looking to the stars and try again soon!

C+, NASA Newbie

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Whoa, you are a Cool Cosmonaut! You are well-informed on NASA history and trivia. Uncommon questions didn't cause a failure to launch. Great job!

B+, Cool Cosmonaut

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Well done! You are a Rad Rocketeer! Not only are you familiar with obscure NASA facts, but you are quite knowledgable on NASA's history. Keep up the good work.

A+, Rad Rocketeer

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1
What does the acronym NASA stand for?
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Air and Space Administration
National Air and Space Alliance
2
Where is the NASA Dryden Flight Center located?
Florida
California
Texas
3
What agency existed before NASA to scientifically study flight?
NACA
NFSA
None
4
What was the name of the revolutionary series of satellites launched in 1972?
Landsat
Jumpseat
Sputnik
5
What year did NASA become operational?
1969
1958
1960
6
Which country is responsible for the term "Aeronautics?"
The United States
France
Russia
7
What does the acronym "ISS" stand for?
International Space Station
International Space Shuttle
Individual Space Station
8
How many Apollo missions have landed on the moon?
7
6
13
9
How many flight hours must a pilot complete before applying to become an astronaut?
2,000 hours
1,000 hours
600 hours
10
How many pounds of food is a shuttle astronaut allotted per day?
5.2 pounds
1.5 pounds
3.8 pounds
11
Which cartoon character is the NASA safety mascot?
Garfield
Snoopy
Bugs Bunny
12
What year did the ill fated space shuttle Challenger launch?
1986
1987
1991