Aerospace History By 072637622 Period: Jan 1, 1450 to Jan 1, 2010 Aerospace History Jan 1, 1475 Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci draws examples of possible human flight. Jan 1, 1783 First Hot Air Balloon Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier invent hot air balloon.Carries sheep,rooster,and duck over 8 km across Paris. Jan 1, 1799 First Controlled Human Flight George Cayley invents first controllable glider by adding vertical and horizontal stabalizers, and a rudder. Jan 1, 1900 First Zeppilin Flies Count Ferdinand invents and flies Zeppelin. Dec 17, 1903 First Powered Flight-Wright Brothers At 10:35, am,the Flyer1 lifted off from the ground,flew 120 feet over 12 seconds. The aircraft weighed in at 605 lbs, with a 12 hp engine spinning a custom propeller. May 6, 1937 Hindenburg Disaster The Zeppelin, Hindenburg, burns and crashes. Aug 29, 1947 Supersonic Flight Chuck Yeager goes supersonic in the Bell X-1 for the first time ever. Oct 4, 1957 Artificial Satilite The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 1 during the space race. Oct 5, 1984 Canadian in Space Aboard space shuttle Challenger, for 8 days he was in space on mision: STS-41-G. He was selected in group: 1983 NRC Group. Jan 22, 1992 Canadian Women in Space Roberta Bondar was the first canadian woman in space, she was on mission:STS-42. Period: Jan 1, 2010 to Jan 1, 2020 Aerospace Goals (Short Term) Period: Jan 1, 2010 to Jan 1, 2030 Aerospace Goals (Middle Term) Period: Jan 1, 2010 to Jan 1, 2050 Aerospace Goals (Long Term) Jan 1, 2015 T.A.V.'s Transatmospheric vehicles will run regular schedules,as comercial vehicles. Jan 1, 2025 Basic Moon Base Set Up A basic moon base is established. Jan 1, 2035 Moon Vacation Spot and Rocket to Mars Base Established The moon is a very fancy vacation spot.There are rocket launch pads to expand and provide necseceties to a small base on Mars.