7.9B Accommodations for Space Explorations

Flashcard maker : Ember Wagner
Astronaut
A person trained to be part of a spacecraft crew.
Space Walk
An activity in which an astronaut moves around and does work outside a spacecraft while in space.
Space Suit
A complex system of garments that allow astronauts to work safely outside their spacecraft.
Micrometeoroids
Tiny meteoroids traveling fast enough to damage spacecraft.
Microgravity
The almost complete absence of gravity that can only be found in space.
Vacuum
A volume of space mostly empty of matter, such as oxygen to breathe.

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