Science Quiz / Space Systems Revision A2

Random Science Quiz

Can you name the Space Systems Revision A2?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to PlayForced Order
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/22 Timer 15:00
QuestionsAnswerNotes
For a remote sensing subsystem, what is the band of observable surface along the spacecrafts ground track?
How do spacecraft interact with the Earth’s magnetic field?
What is the gravity gradient in Newtonian gravitation?Use ^ for powers, use / for divide, use * for times
Which is the most important orbital element when considering orbital rendezvous?
Name 1 equipment item on a geostationary spacecraft which will be affected by eclipses?
Name another equipment item on a geostationary spacecraft which will be affected by eclipses?
What determines the plane of a spacecraft’s orbit?
What is the point of modularity in spacecraft design?
The American Gemini spacecraft could control and change its orbit – what important technique did this allow it to demonstrate with the Agena stage?
Name one way of mitigating against commercial geostationary satellite failure
What is the function of the spacecraft thermal subsystem?
QuestionsAnswerNotes
How were Kepler’s Laws obtained?
Name another equipment item on a geostationary spacecraft which will be affected by eclipses?
What design item causes the most spacecraft failures?
What causes the greatest loads for a spacecraft: ground handling, launch or in orbit operations?
What is the dominant factor in the communications link budget for spacecraft?
Why is the design envelope inside a launcher fairing smaller than the space inside the fairing?
What is the effect that is used to turn the heat from radioactive material into electrical power?
If a rocket has a quoted specific impulse of 350 sec what is the effective exhaust velocity?Use ^ for powers, remember to use units
What are the 3 different classes of spacecraft stabilisation?Separate answers with commas
What does the term hypergolic propellants mean?
What would happen to the specific impulse if the chamber temperature of a rocket engine were to be increased by 20%?Remember to use units

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Join for Free
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras

Created Mar 29, 2011ReportNominate
Tags:note, revision, space, system

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.

Details: