2.8: Satellites, Shuttles, and Space Stations Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Estimated3 minsto complete % Progress Practice Satellites, Shuttles, and Space Stations MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated3 minsto complete % Estimated3 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English Spanish orbiter The main part of the space shuttle that has wings like an airplane. rocket A device propelled by particles flying out one end at high speed. satellite An object, either natural or human made, that orbits a larger object. space shuttle A reusable spacecraft capable of carrying large pieces of equipment or a space station. space station A large spacecraft in space on which humans can live for an extended period of time. thrust The forward force produced by gases escaping from a rocket engine. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Astronauts and space study. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Satellites, Shuttles, and Space Stations Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Dana Desonie, Ph.D. Tags: rocket satellite SCI.ESC.124.2.L.1 (3 more) Space Shuttle Space Station thrust Subjects: science Earth Science Concept Nodes: SCI.ESC.124.2 (Satellites, Shuttles, and Space Stations) Grades: 9 , 10 Date Created: Feb 24, 2012 Last Modified: Dec 22, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.