Quiz: A Look Back at Rockets
Today’s rockets send people to space and guide missiles to specific targets. See what you know about their roots.
Today’s rockets are powerful boosters that reliably take people and equipment through the atmosphere, into Earth orbit and beyond. They’ve put men on the moon and have sent satellites to the far reaches of the galaxy. NASA’s Voyager probes have both reached interstellar space. On Earth, the military has adapted rocket technology to missile weapon systems. But their roots are based on science and technology of the past. See what you know about rocket technology.