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WASHINGTON, June 5, 1998 – What planet has the greatest number of known satellites?

Saturn, with 20

What is the distance from the Earth to the moon?

238,860 miles

When was the first nonstop transatlantic jet flight?

Sept. 22, 1950

(Air Force Col. David Schilling flew a Republic F-84E Thunderjet 3,200 miles from England to Maine in 10 hours and 1 minute)

What do gale warnings mean?

Winds in the range of 38 to 55 mph are expected

What is the largest island in the world?


(839,999 square miles)

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