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  1. What's the Soviet and Russian equivalent to an astronaut?
  2. Which astronaut was the first American to orbit the Earth?
  3. Which 1969 mission carried the first men to walk on the moon?
  4. Can you name the first human to ever journey into outer space?
  5. What was the name of the first American space station launched into orbit in 1973?
  6. Who was the first woman in space?
  7. As of 2024, can you name the last man to walk on the Moon?

  8. Who was the first British person to go into space?
  9. Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon in which month of 1969?
  10. Which song was the first to be played in space using a musical instrument in December 1965?
  11. Which astronaut wrote the autobiographical book 'Magnificent Desolation'?
  12. Which British astronaut spent six months aboard the International Space Station from December 2015 to June 2016?
  13. Name the first American woman in space?
  14. In 1961, which American astronaut became the first American to ever travel into space?
  15. Who was the commander of the Apollo 13 mission, which famously suffered an explosion that prevented a planned lunar landing?
  16. What was the name of the first spacecraft to carry a human into space?
  17. Can you name the private citizen who was on the fateful Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986?
  18. Can you name the command module pilot who orbited the Moon while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on its surface?
  19. Which first name nickname was commonly used to refer to the American astronaut with the last name Grissom? Grissom was the first man to fly in space twice.
  20. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield received massive media exposure in 2013 with a rendition of which song?
  21. Which number Apollo mission was in 1972 the final flight of the Apollo program?


  1. Cosmonauts
  2. John Glenn
  3. Apollo 11
  4. Yuri Gagarin (Soviet cosmonaut)
  5. Skylab
  6. Valentina Tereshkova
  7. Eugene Cernan
  8. Helen Sharman
  9. July
  10. Jingle Bells
  11. Buzz Aldrin
  12. Tim Peake
  13. Sally Ride
  14. Alan Shepard
  15. James Lovell
  16. Vostok 1
  17. Christa McAuliffe
  18. Michael Collins
  19. Gus
  20. David Bowie's Space Oddity
  21. Apollo 17