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The Ultimate Space Race Quiz

The Ultimate Space Race Quiz

The race for space between the U.S. and the USSR was more than just another contest. Test your knowledge about The Great Space Race at HowStuffWorks.


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  • Apollo: Expanding Our Knowledge of the Solar System. NASA.gov.http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/index.html
  • Apollo 13. NASA.gov. http://science.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo-13/apollo-13.html
  • The Birth of NASA. NASA.gov. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/exploration/whyweexplore/Why_We_29.html
  • The Chandra Mission. Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astro­physics.http://chandra.harvard.edu/about/axaf_mission.html
  • Explorer 1. NASA.gov. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/explorer/explorer-overview.html
  • How Hubble Space Telescope Works. HowStuffWorks.com. http://science.howstuffworks.com/hubble.htm
  • International Space Station: History. NASA.gov. http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/history/station/index.html
  • Mars Pathfinder. NASA JPL.gov. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/mars-pathfinder/index.html
  • Mercury-Redstone 3. NASA.gov. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/mercury/missions/freedom7.html
  • NASA. http://history.nasa.gov/spacepen.html
  • Pioneer 10. NASA.gov. http://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/about/history/pioneer.html
  • Russian Space History. PBS.org. http://www.pbs.org/spacestation/station/russian.htm
  • How Space Shuttles Work. HowStuffWorks.com. http://science.howstuffworks.com/space-shuttle.htm
  • Truth or Fiction.com. http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/s/spacepen.htm
  • We've Only Just Begun... NASA.gov. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/5_year_anniversary.html