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  1. Exploring Space with an Astronaut Vocabulary and Amazing Words Second Grade

  2. Vocabulary Words • astronaut • shuttle • experiment • telescope • gravity

  3. Amazing Words • ascend • descend • orbit • universe • journey • launch • meteorite

  4. astronaut • A person who has been trained to fly a spaceship

  5. shuttle • A spacecraft with wings, which can orbit the Earth, land like an airplane, and be used again

  6. experiment • A test to find out something

  7. telescope • Something you look through to make things far away seem nearer and larger

  8. gravity • The natural force that causes objects to move toward the center of the Earth

  9. ascend • To go up

  10. descend • To go down

  11. orbit • The path of something like a spacecraft or planet around something in space, such as Earth or the sun

  12. universe • Made up of Earth, the sun, the moon, and all the other planets and stars in the sky

  13. journey • A long trip

  14. launch • Getting something started or going

  15. meteorite • A piece of stone from space that hits something