How the human race went from horses and buggies to the moon in less then 100 years

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    less then 100 years of awsome techno evolution

    September, 30, 1908 was the day before Henry Ford's Model T cars began to be sold at a price that most middle class people could afford.
  • Write brothers first successful flight attempt.

    Write brothers first successful flight attempt.
    The Write brothers plane flied the first motarized heavier than air aircraft 120ft in 12 seconds.
  • The first helicopter lift off.

    The first helicopter lift off.
    A French pioneer named Paul Cornu lifted a twin rotored helicopter of the ground for a few seconds without help and without the helicopter fliping over.
  • The last day horse and buggy carriages where the most common way to get around in America.

    The last day horse and buggy carriages where the most common way to get around in America.
    This was the day before Henry Ford's famous Model T cars began to be sold at a price that most non-rich people could afford. There where cars before this but they were only bought by rich people who could afford them. So it was still very common to ride around in horse pulled carriages and buggies.
  • Henry Ford's Model T day

    Henry Ford's Model T day
    This was the day that literaly changed the world...
    AFFORDABLE CARS FOR MOST PEOPLE IN AMERICA!
    Hurray!
  • The first offically aproved by the us postal department Air mail service.

    The first offically aproved by the us postal department Air mail service.
    The pilot was Earle Ovington he carried the mail on his legs and tossed it over board when he reached its proper destination. I believe Earle is the one holding the trophy thing behind his planes wing.
  • The first operational use of fixed wing aircraft in war.

    The first operational use of fixed wing aircraft in war.
    This was when Captain Carlo Piazza made the first wartime reconnaissance flight in a Bléroit XI.
  • The first scheduled commercial airline flight.

    The first scheduled commercial airline flight.
    This was the Unitedes States first commercial airline flight. The 23 flight was piloted by Tony Jannus in his Benoist XIV biplane flying boat.
  • (Day unknown) The U.S. Postal service started experimenting with air mail service.

    (Day unknown) The U.S. Postal service started experimenting with air mail service.
    This was when the United States Postal Service won the financial backing of Congress to begin experimenting with air mail service, initially using Curtiss Jenny aircraft that had been procured by the United States Army for reconnaissance missions on the Western Front.
  • The first autogyro (heliplane)

    The first autogyro (heliplane)
    This was when De La Cierva's C.4 autogyro made the first successful flight of a gyrocopter.
  • (Day unknown) The first successful passenger carrying plane used for travel.

    (Day unknown) The first successful passenger carrying plane used for travel.
    The Ford Motor company bought out the Stout Aircraft company and began cunstruction of the all metal Tri motor plane which became the first successful plane used for travel it could hold up to 12 passengers.
  • (Day unknown) Congress passed the Kelly Air Mail act

    (Day unknown) Congress passed the Kelly Air Mail act
    The Kelly Air Mail act authorized the Post Office Department to contract with air-transport operators. Making it legal for them to transport any U.S. mail by air.
  • The first rocket powered aircraft flown for a good amount of time.

    The first rocket powered aircraft flown for a good amount of time.
    The Heinkel He 176 was the first successfully flown rocket propelled aircraft.
  • The first jet.

    The first jet.
    The first jet ever flown was the Heinkel He 178 it was the worlds firs aircraft to fly under turbo jet power.
  • The first successful helicopter.

    The first successful helicopter.
    Igor sikorsky's V-300 became the first successful helicopter ever built during his time.
  • The first aircraft to break the sound barrier.

    The first aircraft to break the sound barrier.
    The XP-86 was the first Jet powered vehicle to surpass the sound barrier at Mach 1 speed.
  • The first commercal jet airliner.

    The first commercal jet airliner.
    The first jet used like most jets are for travel was the Comet 1.
  • The first helicopter used for travel.

    The first helicopter used for travel.
    (day unknown) This Twin-rotor aircraft was used by the president to get to places he needed to go in a hurry. This Is a Bell UH-13J Sioux the type of aircraft first used for transportation.
  • NASA was founded.

    NASA was founded.
    NASA was known about for a long time but just wasn't founded by the government untill october 1 of 1958.
  • Man reached the moon.

    Man reached the moon.
    This picture is of Buzz Aldrin taken by Neal Armstrong if you look closely in Buzz's viser you'll see Neal.