Neil Armstorng

Timeline created by kz18262
  • Sputnik 1, the first man-made object to orbit the Earth

  • Sputnik 2, carrying the dog Laika for 7 days in orbit

  • First artificial satellite put into space that brings back signals to earth launched by the USSR

  • Explorer 1, the first U.S. satellite in orbit

  • Explorer 1, the first U.S. satellite in orbit

    Explorer 1, the first U.S. satellite in orbit
  • Explorer 2 is launched by a Jupiter-C rocket

  • Vanguard 1 satellite is launched into orbit

  • Sputnik 3 is launched by the U.S.S.R.

    Sputnik 3 is launched by the U.S.S.R.
  • Soyuz 4 & 5 perform the first Soviet spaceship docking

  • Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin

     Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin
  • Mariner 6 returns high-resolution images of the Martian surface

    Mariner 6 returns high-resolution images of the Martian surface
  • Mariner 7 returns high-resolution images of the Martian surface

  • The Voyager 1 spacecraft arrives at Saturn and begins sending back extraordinary images of the ringed planet and its many moons.

  • The first manned mission of the Space Transportation System (STS-1), Columbia

  • The first manned mission of the Space Transportation System (STS-1),

  • The European Space Agency launches its third Ariane rocket.

  • The Voyager 2 spacecraft arrives at Saturn and begins sending back images of the planet and its moons.

    The Voyager 2 spacecraft arrives at Saturn and begins sending back images of the planet and its moons.
  • The ESA launches a fourth Ariane rocket.

    The ESA launches a fourth Ariane rocket.