Space

Timeline created by freedomvarg1
  • Galileo improved the telescope

    Galileo improved the telescope
    Galileo Galilei was first a musician. He then became interested in astronomy.
  • Halley's comet discovered

    Halley's comet discovered
  • Sputnik 1

    Sputnik 1
    The first human-made object in space.It was built to see how radio waves react and travel in space. "Sputnik" originally meant 'fellow traveler'.
  • Explorer 1

    Explorer 1
    The first American satellite put in earth's orbit. It was also the first of 90 Explorer spacecraft series.
  • NASA is formed

    NASA is formed
    Formed during the space race for more reasearch in space.
    It controls all launches and missions in space.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first humans to set foot on the moon, the Apollo 11 spacecraft brought them there.
  • Apollo 17 returned from the moon

    Apollo 17 returned from the moon
    Apollo 17 was the last moon landing by the United States. The mission lasted 12 days.
  • The Challenger

    The Challenger
  • Hubble Telescope

    Hubble Telescope
    The best telescope ever to be launched in space. It is used to see into the 'past' by looking into distant galaxies.
  • Mars Pathfinder

    Mars Pathfinder
    Mars Pathfinder lands on Mars to examine the terrain.
  • ISS (International Space Station)

    ISS (International Space Station)
    The largest artificial satellite to orbit Earth. Can be seen from the naked eye.
  • VGC (Virgin Galactic Commercial Space Flight)

    VGC (Virgin Galactic Commercial Space Flight)
    A commercial rocket that can carry anyone into space,but it costs a fortune.
  • First spacecraft to orbit Mercury

    First spacecraft to orbit Mercury
    The satellite was meant to carry information to Earth from Mercury.
    It came back to earth on 2011.