Advanced Vocabulary Exercise: Space Vocabulary Matching

Match the words on the left associated with space and space travel with the definitions on the right.

For each question, write in the space ONLY the correct number to match with the question number on the left. Example: if you think the first question on the right goes with number 7 on the left, write "7" in the first space.

1. orbit
2. dock
3. launch
4. countdown
5. lift-off
6. gravity
7. manned
8. splashdown
the beginning of a space flight
attach self to another space vehicle
counting to zero before launch
going around a planet
the force that all celestial bodies have
when the space vehicle leaves the surface
using astronauts, not computers or animals
landing in the sea

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