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There is much work to be done in space! Here are some terms related to work done in space.

astronaut

astronaut

Astronauts are professionals who travel into the space to do work.

space shuttle

space shuttle

A space shuttle is a rocketship, or a type of plane that is used to fly into space.

astronomer

astronomer

An astronomer is a scientist who specializes in the study of space objects such as stars, moons, and planets.

space station

space station

Space stations are large, man-made satellites. They are used as a base where humans can go to in order to perform missions in space.

observatory

observatory

An observatory is a building made to study natural phenomena. Space observatories are buildings with large telescopes that can observe space objects.

telescope

telescope

A telescope is an instrument with an eyepiece and mirrors inside that people use to observe objects in space.

laboratory

laboratory

A laboratory is a place where scientists work on their research.

rover

rover

A rover is a machine made to navigate planets. It often has wheels to allow it to roll along the surface.

satellite

satellite

A satellite is any object in space that orbits around something else. There are man-made satellites in space and there are natural satellites in space, such as planets and moons.

space suit

space suit

Clothes that astronauts wear when they are out in space to protect them.


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