Important dates in space exploration

Timeline created by Chrisomorph
In History
  • Sputnik

    Sputnik
    The USSR made the first artificial satellite
  • Explorer 6

    Explorer 6
    NASA took the first photograph of Earth from orbit
  • OSO-1

    OSO-1
    NASA sent the first orbital solar observatory
  • Luna 10

    Luna 10
    The USSR sent the first artificial satellite around the Moon
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    Commander Neil Armstrong and Pilot Buzz Aldrin were the first humans on the Moon and first space launch of a celestial body
  • Luna 16

    Luna 16
    The USSR had the first automatic sample return from the Moon
  • Salyut 1

    Salyut 1
    The USSR made the first space station
  • Mariner 10

    Mariner 10
    NASA took the first photograph of Venus from Space
  • Voyager 1

    Voyager 1
    NASA took the first photograph of the whole Solar System
  • HALCA

    HALCA
    Japan launched the first orbital radio observatory