5 Questions: THE SPACE SHUTTLE

1 of 5
Which American president signed the bill which authorized the $5.5 billion program that developed the space shuttle?
Jimmy Carter
Lyndon Johnson
Richard Nixon
Ronald Reagan
2 of 5
All of these films were centered around the actions of an American space shuttle. Which appeared in theatres before the first space shuttle mission in 1981?
Armageddon
Space Cowboys
Moonraker
Airplane II: The Sequel
3 of 5
How many unfortunate crew members perished when the space shuttle Challenger exploded during take off on January 28, 1986?
three
four
five
seven
4 of 5
What was the name of the very first space shuttle, initially launched into space on April 12, 1981?
Columbia
Endeavour
Atlantis
Discovery
5 of 5
What foreign country started their own space shuttle program in 1988, but had to stop work on it in 1993 (and has never completed the project)?
China
Japan
Russia
France