• Launching Sputnik 1

    Launching Sputnik 1
    In the Race to Space the Soviet Union launches the Sputnik 1
  • NASA

    NASA is fromed after the congress passes the National Aeronautics and Space Act.
  • President Kennedy's announcment

    President Kennedy's announcment
    U.S president John F. Kennedy announces the goal of sending astronauts to the moon before the end of the decade.
  • Apollo 8

    The US launches Apollo 8
  • Launching Apollo 11

    Launching Apollo 11
    Apollo 11 is launched.
  • First Walk on the Moon

    First Walk on the Moon
    Neil Armstrong takes the first steps on the moon travelling in Apollo 11
  • Challenger Kills

    The Challenger broke into peices in mid air and killed all passengers.
  • Salyut

    Salyut 7 falls from orbit and burns up over Argentina.
  • Galileo Space Probe

    Galileo space probe safely completes its encounter with Jupiters ice moon Europa.
  • Chimpanzee to space!

    Chimpanzee to space!
    A chimpanzee made an 18 minute flight in a Mercury capsule.