science timeline

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  • sputnik 1

    sputnik 1
    the soviet satillite "sputnik 1" is the first object sent into space and to successfully orbit the earth.
  • first satillite

    first satillite
    the first united states satillite to orbit the earth-explorer 1- is launched
  • nasa is formed

    nasa is formed
    Nasa( National Areonomics and space administration) is formed
  • Yuri Gagarin

    Yuri Gagarin
    Russian citizen, Yuri Gagarin, is the first human in space.(he orbits the Earth)
  • Alan Sheapard

    Alan Sheapard
    Alan sheapard is the first United states citezen to go into space
  • john glenn

    john glenn
    John glenn is the first United states citizen to orbit earth
  • first men on the moon

    first men on the moon
    apollo 11 crew member niel armstrong is the first man to walk on the moon. his fellow apollo astonaut crew member edwin "buzz" aldrin is right behind him becoming the second man to walkkk on the moon.
  • first spce shuttle launched

    first spce shuttle launched
    the first american space shuttle is launched. this marks the use of the first re usable space craft
  • challenger explodes

    challenger explodes
    the space shuttle challenger explodes shortly after take off
  • Space station

    Space station
    Human habitation in the international space station begins