Hannah Gilliam

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    The space timeline

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  • The first satellite

    The first satellite
    The first earth-orbiting satelite was launched
  • weather satelite

    weather satelite
    the first successful weather satellite, is launched by the U.S.
  • sapacecraft

    sapacecraft
    Soviet Luna 9 is the first spacecraft to soft-land on the moon.
  • Spacecraft fails to bring back data but was the first to make it to another planet

    Spacecraft fails to bring back data but was the first to make it to another planet
    March 1, 1966 - Soviet Venera 3 impacts on Venus, the first spacecraft to reach another planet. It fails to return data.
  • First spacecraft to orbit the moon.

    First spacecraft to orbit the moon.
    March, 1966 - Soviet Luna 10 is the first spacecraft to orbit the moon.
  • Travel through asteroid belt.

    Travel through asteroid belt.
    July 15, 1972 - Pioneer 10 becomes the first man-made object to travel through the asteroid belt
  • First military station launched

    First military station launched
    Soviet Salyut 3, their first military space station, is launched. It remains in orbit until January 1975.
  • The galaxy is smaller than they thought

    The galaxy is smaller than they thought
    April, 1986 - Astronomers find that our galaxy is smaller than they thought and the Sun is 23,000 light-years from it's center
  • We fly around jupiter and on its way to the sun.

    We fly around jupiter and on its way to the sun.
    February 8, 1992 - Spacecraft Ulysses flies around Jupiter, on its way to the sun
  • launches the first discovery series of spacecraft.

    launches the first discovery series of spacecraft.
    February 17, 1996 - NASA launches the first in the Discovery series of spacecraft,