Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

According to Sagan, how profitable is it for a nation to invest in space exploration? (from Chapter 13, The Gift of Apollo, Chapter 14, Exploring Other Worlds and Protecting This One)

2.

According to the plans Sagan discussed, how would nuclear weapons typically be used to stop an asteroid from colliding with the Earth? (from Chapter 17, Routine Interplanetary Violence, Chapter 18, The Marsh of Camarina)

3.

What unusual source of energy do the Voyager spacecraft take advantage of? (from Chapter 5, Is There Intelligent Life on Earth?, Chapter 6, The Triumph of Voyager)

4.

According to Sagan, what was the major advantage of the attitude of the government towards the Apollo project? (from Chapter 13, The Gift of Apollo, Chapter 14, Exploring Other Worlds and Protecting This One)

5.

The Voyager probes found large amounts of what element on Titan? (from Chapter 7, Among the Moons of Saturn, Chapter 8, The First New Planet)

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