awsome timeline (p.n.b)

  • galileo and the telescope

    Maked improvements on the first telescope
    was able to magnify objects 3-30 timesUsed his telescope to discover 4 of Jupiter’s moons (they are now known as the Galilean Moons)
    One of the first to study sunspots.
  • first satelite to orbit earth

    Sputnik was a satellite and a beeping radio beacon. Sputnik also helped to identify the upper atmospheric layer’s density. It also provided data on radio-signal distribution in the ionosphere. Provided the first opportunity for meteoroid detection.
  • first human in orbit

    Yuri went in his Vostok 1 spacecraft around the globe. Vostok 1 was developed by the USSR. The flight lasted 108 minutes.
  • apollo moon landing

    The Apollo 11 space craft went with the moon lander “Eagle”. Twelve minutes after Apollo 11 took off it was in Earth’s orbit.
    Aldrin (the astronaut that went with Neil Armstrong) described the moon as "magnificent".
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    Voyager 1 Space Probe

    The Voyager 1 space probe was a US robotic space probe that is the farthest man-made object in space. It was the first to leave our solar system. Also carries a golden record with details of life on Earth (in case it is discovered by intelligent life)
  • The Hubble Telescope

    The Hubble Telescope has an array of cameras capable of taking photos of places far away. It can take photos to were you can see TONS galaxies
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    The International Space Station

    The ISS is the largest man-made satellite to orbit Earth. The ISS can be seen from the ground.The ISS is used for research
  • Virgin Galactic Commercial Space Flight

    It costs $200,000 per ticket to go and it only allows 6 passengers. It is a 2-pilot spacecraft. Spacecraft 2 is carried atop a carrier aircraft called White Knight 2.