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acronym A word made by integrating a few of the beginning letter or groups of letters from a variety of words. For example, STEM is an acronym for Science, Innovation, Engineering and Mathematics. Radar is an acronym for RAdio Detection And Ranging. Even laser is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.

engineer An individual who utilizes science to fix issues. As a verb, to craft ways to develop a gadget, product or procedure that will fix some issue or unmet requirement.

equator A fictional line around Earth (or other heavenly body) that divides it into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

lander An unique, little car created to transport people or clinical devices in between a spacecraft and the heavenly body they will check out.

lens( in physics) A transparent product that can either focus or expand parallel rays of light as they go through it. (in optics) A curved piece of transparent product (such as glass) that flexes inbound light in such a method regarding focus it at a specific point in area. Or something, such as gravity, that can imitate a few of the light flexing qualities of a physical lens.

Mars The 4th world from the sun, simply one world out of Earth. Like Earth, it has seasons and wetness. However its size is just about half as huge as Earth’s.

NASA Short for the National Aeronautics and Area Administration. Produced in 1958, this U.S. company has actually ended up being a leader in area research study and in promoting public interest in area expedition. It was through NASA that the United States sent out individuals into orbit and eventually to the moon. It likewise has actually sent out research study craft to study worlds and other celestial things in our planetary system.

world A celestial item that orbits a star, is huge enough for gravity to have compressed it into a roundish ball and has actually cleared other things out of the method in its orbital area. The planetary system consists of 8 worlds: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

propulsion The act or procedure of driving something forward, utilizing a force. For example, jet engines are one source of propulsion utilized for keeping aircrafts up.

Red World A label for Mars.

satellite A moon orbiting a world or a car or other produced item that orbits some heavenly body in area.

seismic wave A wave taking a trip through the ground produced by an earthquake or some other ways.

seismograph(likewise called a seismometer) An instrument that discovers and determines tremblings (called seismic waves) as they go through Earth.