Clean room trivia: Week 4

This month’s trivia is all about clean rooms, which play an important role in protecting satellites, spacecraft, and equipment prior to launch. Test your knowledge below and check back next week for more fun spaceflight trivia!

How much cleaner is Goddard's High Bay Clean Room than a hospital operating room?

High Bay Clean Room at GSFC
Correct! Wrong!

Goddard Space Flight Center's High Bay Clean Room, the largest clean room in the world, is 1,000 times cleaner than a hospital operating room! Impressive, right? NASA's clean rooms have to be kept extremely clean to protect vital mission components on the ground prior to their journey into space. How do they do it? One whole wall in the High Bay Clean Room at Goddard is made up of HEPA filters. According to NASA, these specialized filters can remove particles smaller in size than a red blood cell! Learn more about clean rooms with our new Summer Clean Room Camps and don't forget to check back next week for more fun spaceflight trivia!

Clean Room: Week 4
So close!

Nice try! Goddard Space Flight Center's High Bay Clean Room, the largest clean room in the world, is 1,000 times cleaner than a hospital operating room! Impressive, right? NASA's clean rooms have to be kept extremely clean to protect vital mission components on the ground prior to their journey into space. How do they do it? One whole wall in the High Bay Clean Room at Goddard is made up of HEPA filters. According to NASA, these specialized filters can remove particles smaller in size than a red blood cell! Learn more about clean rooms with our new Summer Clean Room Camps and don't forget to check back next week for more fun spaceflight trivia!
Great job!

Good job! Goddard Space Flight Center's High Bay Clean Room, the largest clean room in the world, is 1,000 times cleaner than a hospital operating room! Impressive, right? NASA's clean rooms have to be kept extremely clean to protect vital mission components on the ground prior to their journey into space. How do they do it? One whole wall in the High Bay Clean Room at Goddard is made up of HEPA filters. According to NASA, these specialized filters can remove particles smaller in size than a red blood cell! Learn more about clean rooms with our new Summer Clean Room Camps and don't forget to check back next week for more fun spaceflight trivia!

Share your Results:

Translate »
WP-Backgrounds Lite by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann 1010 Wien