Would you like to travel into space? Why or why not?
What do you think about space tourism?
How important is learning about space?
Will humans ever travel to different solar systems?
What is the most interesting thing you know about space?
What is your favorite space movie or TV show? How realistic is it?
Would you agree to help colonize a planet if you knew you couldn’t come back to earth?
What is the most interesting planet (besides Earth) in our solar system?
What is the most important thing for astronomers to research?
What characteristics make a good astronaut?
What do you think of your country’s involvement in space?
For some more space based activities you might try some space trivia questions. Even though they are meant for native speakers they can still be a good resource for ESL teachers / students. Try having the students find the answers in groups and present their answers.