Space Station

1. What is the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer for?
2. What percentage of earth’s gravity is it at the ISS?
3. When did assembly begin?
4. What was the first module of the ISS launched?
5. What’s the joint airlock’s name?
6. The first resident crew, Expedition 1, arrived in November 2000 on which craft?
7. Some simple forms of life called extremophiles, as well as small invertebrates called tardigrades, can survive in this environment in an extremely dry state through what process?

2 comments for “Space Station

  1. Captain Fatty
    June 3, 2020 at 14:22

    Alright, I’ll have a go. If I’m the only entrant I stand a chance of winning the t-shirt.

    1 Detecting alpha radiation?
    2 About 100
    3 In the 90’s sometime at a guess – certainly before 2000 when the first resident crew, Expedition 1, arrived in November.
    4 Unity?
    5 Ah, this might be Unity. Maybe.
    6 A Soyuz. If not, then one of the STS (shuttle)
    7 Holding their breath, suspension in the belief of reality or, more likely, metabolic suspension

    fyi, I take a size XXL.


    • June 3, 2020 at 15:32

      Damn, now I’m going to have to go back and find the answers.

      You win the T shirt – here are T shirt for your delectation:

      1. Intended to detect dark matter
      2. 90%
      3. November 1998
      4. Zarya
      5. Quest
      6. Soyuz TM-31
      7. Dessication

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