Flight FAQs:


Q: Is a flight the process by which an object moves?

A: Yes, and through an atmosphere or beyond it, as in the case of spaceflight.

Q: Is a flight the use of space technology to achieve the flight of spacecraft into and through outer space?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a flight para-sailing where a parachute-like object is pulled by a boat?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a flight associated with the formation of shock waves that form a sonic boom that can be heard from the ground?

A: Yes, and is frequently startling.

Q: Is a flight achieved by reentering spacecraft such as the Space Shuttle and Soyuz?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a flight very high speed flight where the heat generated by the compression of the air due to the motion through the air causes chemical changes to the air?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a flight the use of a machine to fly?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a flight flight faster than the speed of sound?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a flight in 1957 and Yuri Gagarin was carried aboard the first manned orbital spaceflight in 1961?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a flight used in space exploration?

A: Yes, and also in commercial activities like space tourism and satellite telecommunications.

Q: Is a flight the purview of aerospace engineering which is subdivided into aeronautics?

A: Yes, and the study of vehicles that travel through the air, and astronautics, the study of vehicles that travel through space, and in ballistics, the study of the flight of projectiles.

Q: Is a flight birds?

A: Yes, and insects, and bats, while many groups have evolved gliding.