Space Exlporation

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    Space Exlorpation

  • Soviet Union send Sputnik into space

  • First Person in Space

    Soviet Union sent Yuri A. Gagarin to space and he became the first human in space
  • First American inSpace

    Alan B. Shepard became first US citizen in space
  • First American to orbit Earth

    John Glenn first americanto orbit earth
  • Mariner 2 Launched

    verified high tempatures in Venus's atmosphere
  • First Person to land on the moon (Apollo 11)

    Neil Armstrong first person to walk on the moon
  • Pioneer 10

    Destination: Jupiter
    sent back photos of Jupiter-first probe to encounter an outer planet
  • Viking 1

    Destination: Mars
    orbiter mapped the surface of Mars; lander searched for life on Mars
  • Space Probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 launched

    now heading toward deep space.
    Voyager 1 flew past Jupioter and Saturn.
    Voyager 2 flew past Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
    Expected to keep on collecting information for 20 more years
  • Galileo Launched

    reached Jupiter in 1995
    sutdied Jupiter's moons, rings, and magnetic fields
  • Magellan

    Destination: Venus
    mapped Venus's surface and returned data on the compostion of Venusu's atmosphere
  • Hubble Space Telescope Launched