How Deep is Your Space Knowledge? by FPL_Staff November 11, 2020 By FPL_Lauren Contestants on the latest episode of Science Showdown saved the universe with their knowledge of space! Test your knowledge of outer space with our quiz and catch up on Science Showdown below. Your browser does not support inline iframes. Visit Science Showdown: Out of this World. "*" indicates required fields Which planet was named after the Roman god of the underworld?* Neptune Pluto Mars Saturn As of March 2020, how many women have flown in space?* 123 14 65 72 How many people have set foot on the moon?* 12 5 43 15 What type of galaxy is the Milky Way?* Spiral Lenticular Elliptical Irregular How many dwarf planets are in our solar system?* 8 12 5 7 How often is Halley's Comet visible from Earth?* Every 200 years Every 3 years Every 42 Every 75 years Which space probe reached interstellar space first?* Cassini Voyager 1 Voyager 2 New Horizons Who is the founder of SpaceX?* Jeff Bezos Bill Gates Elon Musk Warren Buffett What is the second closest start to Earth?* Proxima Centauri The Sun Bernard's Star Epsilon Eridani Which planet in our solar system is tilted on its side?* Venus Jupiter Uranus Neptune Which planet in our solar system is the hottest?* Mercury Venus Earth Mars The next solar eclipse visible in Texas will happen in what year?* 2024 2053 2062 2070 Who was the first female in space?* Sally Ride Ellen Ochoa Svetlana Savitskaya Valentina Tereshkova EmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Close How is the information I enter in this webform being protected? Any information you send using this webform is protected in transit with SSL encryption.Visit our Privacy Statement, opens in a new window, opens a new window to learn more about how your personal information is handled and protected. Information submitted in this webform is secure. Learn More about sending data over email.