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    Halleys comets

    A comet is a rock made of ice or dust which is from space.Halleys comet is a comet which appears every 76 years.It is named after Edmond Halley
  • Period: 476 to 550


    Aryabhata began work on 499 C.E. and wrote many astronomy books
  • Period: Jan 1, 1510 to


    Copernicus only guessed that the earth was not in the center of the universe. he wrote a book about it but went to jail because many people did not like it
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    used science to find the earth is round and does circle around the sun
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    the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation is making new telescopes to change the world
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    Yuri Gagarin

    he became both the first person in the world to enter space and the first person to orbit the Earth.
  • First animal in space

    The first animals ever intentionally sent into space were fruit flies launched aboard a V2 rocket but only one made it to be alive when first reaching orbit. The reason for this was bacteria and diseases
  • First satellite in space

    USSR was launched the first sattelite called Sputnik 1
  • Laika the dog

    Laika is a dog that is the first animal to ORBIT the earth
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    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is constantly taking interesting pictures of space and is sharing info for everyone in the world
  • Apollo 1 and succeeding one

    a cabin fire during a launch rehearsal test on January 27 which killed all 3 crew members. Apollo 11 was first which succeeded at last in 1969
  • Lunar rover

    The lunar rover let the astronauts carry there equipment around the moon
  • Gemini

    The Gemini space program was when the first astronauts were launched into space
  • Apollo

    Apollo was when the first men on the moon first stepped on the moon.
  • Skylab

    Skylab was a special space station launched by NASA to provide a detailed study of our planet from the incomparable vantage of orbit.
  • Voyager

    Voyager 1 and 2 are special dishes that go out of our solar system so all space programers can konw what is out there.
  • challenger

    There are 6 space shuttles. challenger is the second and was desighned as a flight vehicle first:columbia
  • Hubble

    Hubble telescope is named after Edwin Powell Hubble. It is launched into space and gives astronomers a good view of space
  • ISS

    ISS is a space station launched in 1998 and gives bits of information to astronomers
  • Tibbinbilla

    Tibbinbilla is making telescopes and satellite dishes
  • dwarf planet:Pluto

    Pluto is not a planet because its orbit crosses Neptune's orbit