Work”While you read
´ a.)After its next space visit, where will the space shuttle Endeavourgo?
*The space shuttle Endeavour go to an museo.
b.) How along is it since the first space shuttle was launched?
* It will be 30 years since the first space shuttle was launched.c.) Why did the astronauts in the 1986 expedition die?
Because the astronauts remained alive but their cabin hit the ocean.
d.)When did Russia out its first satellite into space?
In1957Communist Russia put sputnick, the first satellite, into orbit around the Earth.
e.)According to Obama, what is the Americans’next objective?
“By the mind-2030s, I believe we can send humans to orbitMars and return them safely to Earth,” he a
said in October, 2010. “And I expect to be around to see it.”
f.) Which on Saturn’s moons is believed to have water on it?
The moon is believe tohave water on it is called Titan.
g.)What is an extremophile?
Is an organism able to survive in ultra hostile conditions(in this case, bacteria that lived off arsenic in a Californian lake).2.b. Find words or expressions in the text which mean the following:
a. Leave the ground : Up into orbit
b. Competition: Rivalry
c. Less dangerous : Safe
d. A sum of Money allocatedto a project : budget
e. Continued to be : some way
f. Conclusive evidence: proof
g. Less expensive : cheaper
3.a. Look at the words bellow. Use your dictionary to find any words youdon’t know. Then complete the paragraph with the words.