Clues for: Space

Question Answer Value Airdate
Sans Muzak, a space one of these, thought of by Arthur C. Clarke, sounds goofy, but NASA is looking into it a space elevator 200 December 16, 2009
A bolide is a bright one of these that explodes during its descent through the atmosphere a meteor 400 December 16, 2009
This planet has the fastest orbit around the Sun Mercury 600 December 16, 2009
It's similar in size to our planet, & from 1990 to 1994 it was explored by the Magellan probe Venus 800 December 16, 2009
This belt of debris beyond Neptune was visually verified in 1992 the Kuiper belt 1000 December 16, 2009
(Sofia of the Clue Crew hangs out with a probe replica at the Jet Propulsion Lab.) In 1995 on Jupiter, this craft, named for a scientist, made the first direct measurements of a giant planet's atmosphere Galileo 100 November 1, 2001
This is the largest of the terrestrial planets; it has one of the largest satellites as well Earth 200 November 1, 2001
(Sofia of the Clue Crew, dressed for a clean environment, delivers the clue from the Jet Propulsion Lab.) You're looking at a Cassini spacecraft, like the one en route to study Titan, a moon of this planet Saturn 300 November 1, 2001
Johann Bode proposed the name of a mythological father for this planet Uranus 400 November 1, 2001
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Jet Propulsion Lab.) I'm in the Mars yard with a model of this Martian rover, whose name also means "a visitor" <i>Sojourner</i> 500 November 1, 2001
Of 24,000, 240,000 or 2,400,000, the one that's closest to the mean distance in miles between the Moon & the Earth 240,000 100 June 8, 1999
It's the colossal booster rocket that lifted the Apollo missions to the moon Saturn 200 June 8, 1999
The Ariane launch vehicle is used prominently by this organization, abbreviated the ESA European Space Agency 400 June 8, 1999
Your "flare" for astronomy will help you name this solar feature that lasts longer than a solar flare Solar prominence 500 June 8, 1999
The Voskhod program & this U.S. program were the first to use multiperson space flights Gemini June 8, 1999
A large group of stars close together in space, or a large group of peanuts in chocolate a cluster 100 February 5, 1987
Every star we can see with the naked eye is part of this galaxy the Milky Way 200 February 5, 1987
As it exists today, the Sun is considered a star of this color yellow 300 February 5, 1987
Triton is the largest moon on this planet Neptune 400 February 5, 1987
Having "gone" this in 1572, a star in Cassiopeia could be seen in daylight nova 500 February 5, 1987
It affects both tides & werewolves the Moon 100 September 17, 1984
Last planet discovered & last chance for gas in the solar system Pluto 200 September 17, 1984
Shrunken star into which light & a Disney film disappear a black hole 300 September 17, 1984