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By Mohan Babu
1) Let us start with an easy one. What is the full form for ESA?
2) This one appears to be a sitter. What is the full form of NASA?
3) What is the full form of ISRO?
4) What is the full form of CERN?
5) What is the name of the space agency in Canada? (name has to be accurate and not a close guess)
6) What is the organisation responsible for space program in China? (need the exact English name)
7) Name the city or the town where NASA is headquartered?
8) Name the city where ISRO is headquartered?
9) What is the name of the space program that was run by USSR in the past? (English name should do)
10) This one is not about abbreviations for a change. What are the famous first words uttered by Neil Armstrong upon landing on Moon?
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1) European space agency is the right answer.
2) National aeronautics and space administration. It may be interesting to check how many people actually get the full form of the most popular space agency in the world.
3) ISRO stands for Indian Space Research Organisation. The organisation has been lately in news for sending the Mars orbiter that is currently on its way to the red planet.
4) European organisation for nuclear research. CERN is known for its most advanced particle accelerators and was credited for confirming the presence of Higg's bosons. CERN is not a space agency.
5) Canadian space agency. It is easye guess for even those who did not know the answer.
6) China national space administration. They have many ambitious plans including a manned mission to Moon.
7) NASA is headquartered in Washington, USA.
8) ISRO is headquartered in Bangalore, India.
9) Soviet space program. As simple as it gets.
10) That's one small step for a man. One giant leap for mankind. This statement is as special as the occasion itself. RIP Neil.
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