28 June 2009

Video Lesson: NASA prepares to send mankind back to the moon



Watch the video and answer the following comprehension questions. When finished read and exam the article at the above link to find your answers.

  1. How far is the journey of the Atlas rocket to the moon and how long will it take to get there?
  2. What is the first reconnaissance probe designed to do?
  3. When would NASA like to set up a lunar base and why?
  4. On what does the goal of setting up a lunar base depend?
  5. What kind mission is the second probe on?
  6. What will the first floor of the rocket do first before the second probe starts carrying out its mission?
  7. What is the mission of the second probe?
  8. What is unique about this new mission to the moon?

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