Galban-Space Exploration Timeline

  • Sputnik 1

    USSR launches Sputnik, The first man-made object to orbit the Earth.
  • Yuri Garain

    Soviets sent the first man into space Yuri Gagarin
  • Jhon Glenn

    Jhon Glenn was the first to orbit Earth in space - friendship 7.
  • The first men to walk on the moon

    Americans Niel Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, the first men to walk on the moon.
  • US Apollo15

    US Apollo 15 and Apollo 17, first missions to use moon rovers to drive across the moons surface.
  • Space Shuttle Columbia

    US launch the first space shuttle.
  • Sally ride

    Sally Ride. First american woman to take part in orbital mission.
  • first educator involved in orbital mission

    Barbra Morgan first educator in orbital mission. Tragic challenger explosion.
  • Christa Macallif

    Sally ride the first american woman to take part in orbital mission.
  • MIR

    Soviet Union launches space station MIR where astronaunts spend living in tight quarters and conducting research.
  • Hubble Space Telescope

    Hubble space telescope is launched by the US to record information about our solar system and the universe.
  • Mars Rover

    Mars Rover lands and explores the surface of mars.
  • Voyager 1

    Voyager 1 reaches the edge of the solar system.