space explorarion

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    Space Exploration

  • Yuri A. Gagarin

    First human in space
  • Alan B. Shepard

    First U.S. citizen in space
  • John Glenn

    First U.S. citzen to orbit Earth
  • Mariner 2

    Explored Venus's atmosphere
  • Neil Armstrong

    First U.S. citizen to step foot on the moon
  • Pioneer 10

    First probe to explore an outer planet which was Jupiter and got pictures of it
  • Mariner 10

    Got the first good picture of the surface of Mercury
  • Viking 1

    Looked for life on Mars
  • Voyager 1

    Flew past Jupiter and Saturn
  • Voyager 2

    Flew past Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
  • Venera 8

    Took pictures of Venus
  • Magellan

    Mapped Venus's surface and returned data about it's atmosphere
  • Sputnik 1

    orbited around Earth