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Trivia Question for March 3, 2016 – Space shuttle external fuel tank

Question:
On May 21st a space shuttle external fuel tank will make it’s way from Marina Del Rey all the way to the California Science Center in Exposition Park. The tank will join the Space Shuttle Endeavor, which is currently on display at the museum. How long is this journey expected to take?
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Trivia Question 10/11/12 – First Woman in Space to…

Astronaut Kathryn SullivanOn this date in history… October 11, 1984, aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, NASA Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan became the first American woman to do this in space.

QUESTION:

What did she do?

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Trivia Question 9/20/2012 – Space Shuttle Endeavour

Space Shuttle EndeavourWell, the Space Shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles tomorrow on the back of a 747 and this will mark the last time a Space Shuttle flies.  It will be flown around L.A. before landing at LAX where it will be prepared to be transported to the California Science Center in downtown Los Angeles in mid-October. So, with all the hoopla about the Shuttle going on now, I thought I’d give you a trivia question about it.

The Endeavour was the fifth and final space worthy NASA space shuttle to be built, constructed as a replacement for Challenger. Endeavour first flew in May 1992 and its last mission was in May 2011. In all, during its 19 years of service, it flew 25 missions carrying 148 crew members and spent more than 296 days in space.

QUESTION:

How many total orbits of the Earth did the Space Shuttle Endeavour make during its time in space?

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Trivia Question 4/12/12 – Space Shuttles

Space Shuttle LaunchOn this date in history… Today marks the anniversary of the very first launch of a Space Shuttle. On April 12, 1981 the Columbia was launched from the Kennedy Space Center beginning 30 years of shuttle fights.

QUESTION:

In all, from the first flight in 1981 to its retirement in 2011, how many Space Shuttle launches were there?

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