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- Women in space, Quiz 1
15 questions on women in space:
The quiz above includes the following questions:
- 1. Who was the first woman in space?
- 2. When did Valentina Tereshkova fly into space?
- 3. Valentina Tereshkova was the youngest female to go into space (so far). How old was she at the time of her Vostok 6 solo flight?
- 4. Most women who have flown into space have been from ...
- 5. How long was it before another woman went into space, after Valentina Tereshkova?
- 6. When did the first female US astronaut go into space?
- 7. Who was the first American woman to travel into space?
- 8. As of March 2018, 562 people have gone into space. How many have been women?
- 9. When did the first Canadian woman went to space?
- 10. The first female ‘space tourist’ (self-funded space traveler) was Anousheh Ansari. She is ...
- 11. The first British astronaut was Helen Sharman. She flew in 1989 for an eight day mission to the space station ...
- 12. Peggy Whitson is an astronauts with a large catalog of accomplishments. She holds the record of the oldest woman spacewalker (57 at time of flight), the most spacewalks for a woman (10 as of 2017) and she also holds the female record for ...
- 13. Eileen Collins was the first female Shuttle Pilot and the first female commander of a U.S. spacecraft (on the Shuttle mission STS-93 in 1999). She did a maneuver with the Space Shuttle never done before;what was it?
- 14. Liu Wang was the first Chinese female astronaut to go into space. But her June 16, 2012 flight was quite special as it was exactly how many years after that of Valentina Tereshkova’s?
- 15. Yi So-yeon was the first Korean (and first Korean woman) to fly into space, on April 8, 2008. What did she bring with her to the ISS for a scientific experiment?