• Type in the correct tense of the verb in the spaces.
  • Click the button at the bottom to check your answers.
  • Press the "refresh" button on your browser to play again.

fix live be alert leak start find put be do
dock cause collide cause work use plug be say be
Astronauts and cosmonauts on the International Space Station (ISS) have a hole in the shell of its outer wall. The ISS is a large satellite in space that scientists in to do scientific experiments. The first part of it put into space in 1998. Last week, NASA astronauts on the ISS that the station was slowly air. Astronaut Alexander Gerst and five other astronauts looking for the leak. Mr Gerst eventually it and quickly used a simple and effective way of stopping the leak - he his finger over the hole. Luckily, the hole was only two millimeters wide so it not a major emergency, but it need fixing.

The hole was in a Russian Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft. NASA said it could have been by a small piece of space junk or a small meteorite with the spacecraft. The ISS travels at speeds of around 28,000 kph. Even a tiny object hitting it can a lot of damage. Flight controllers in the USA and Russia together with the crew to fix the hole. The Soyuz commander, Sergey Prokopyev, a heat-resistant "space tape" and a special glue to the hole. These part of a "necessary space repair kit". A NASA official said the crew on the ISS are safe after the repair. He : "The crew healthy and safe with weeks of air left in the International Space Station reserves."

Back to the iss lesson.

Share this lesson

More Free Sites by Sean Banville

Online Activities