Space Explooration

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    Space Exploration

  • Sputnik 1

    The former Soviet Union used a rocket to send it into space. It was the first artificial satellite. It orbited earth 57 days before gravity pulled it back to earth.
  • Alan B. Shepard

    He became the first U.S citizen in space.
  • Yuri A. Gagarin

    He was a Soviet cosmonaut, first one in space. He orbited Earth and returned safely.
  • Mariner 2

    It explored Venus's atmosphere
  • John Glenn

    He became the first U.S citizen in project Mercury to orbit Earth.
  • Project Apollo, Apollo 11

    Final stage of the program to reach the moon. Apollo 11 landed on the moon.
  • Neil Armstrong

    He was the first human to set foot on the moon along with Edwin Aldrin and Michael Collins.
  • Pioneer 10

    sent back photos of Jupiter, it was the first space probe to encounter an outer planet
  • Viking 1

    It was an orbiter that mapped the surface of Mars; lander searched life on Mars
  • Magellan

    Mapped Venus's surfaced and returned data on the composistion of Venus's atmosphere.
  • Terra

    Satellite took false-colored images of spring growth, sea suface temperature, carbon monoxied concentrations, and reflected sunlight among others.