Telescope Collapses – level 1

09-12-2020 15:00

People build a big telescope in 1963. The telescope is in Puerto Rico. People use telescopes to watch things that are far away.

Many scientists from all over the world use the telescope in Puerto Rico. They study the earth´s atmosphere with it. They study stars and galaxies with it. They search life on other planets, too.

Now the telescope is old and broken. Officials plan to destroy it in November. Scientists are not happy about it. Then something happens. The telescope collapses. It breaks completely.

The telescope is very special. It looks very modern in 1963. People can see it in many films and games. It is in a famous scene from a 1995 James Bond film.

Difficult words: atmosphere (the gasses around a planet), galaxy (a group of millions of stars that are together with gas and dust), collapse (to fall to the ground).

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