What was the name of the first artificial satellite launched into space?

Sputnik I
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What is the name of the spacecraft that took the first men to the moon?
Apollo 11
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88 Earth Days
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Aristarcus
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What must a meteor do in order to become a meteorite?
Hit The Earth's Surface
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Which is the slowest orbiting planet?
Pluto
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What was the first probe to land on Venus?
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9
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What is Uranus' period of revolution around the sun?
84.01 Earth Years
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What does the first "A" in NASA stand for?
Aeronautics
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What is the only moon in the solar system that has an atmosphere?
Titan
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Which Apollo Mission was launched on November 14, 1969?
Apollo 12
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What was the element mercury named after?
The Roman Messenger God
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What agency maintains the U.S. space program?
NASA
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Who described the rings of Saturn as "ears of a teacup"?
Galileo
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What causes the moon to shine?
Reflected Sunlight
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Which former planet is the tenth-largest body directly orbiting the sun?
Pluto
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How many moons does Earth have?
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The Horsehead Nebula can be found in what constellation?
Orion
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The word "lunar" means something related to what?
Moon
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What is the "disk" that encircles a black hole called?
Accretion Disk
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Which astronomical body is 3.67 billion miles from the sun?
Pluto
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What star is labeled Alpha Ursa Minoris?
Polaris
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