Space Exploration

  • Sputnik I

    It was put into space to see if it could orbit around earth safely
  • Yuri A. Gagarian

    Was the first human in space
  • First American in space

  • Alan B. Shepard

    First American in space
  • John Glenn

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

    Verified high temperatures in Venus's atmosphere
  • Apollo 11/ Neil Armstrong

    First first to walk on the moon.
  • Pioneer 10

    Sen back photos of Jupiter and was the first probe to encounter anouter planet
  • Viking 1

    Orbits mapped the surface of Mars; lander searched for life on Mars
  • Magellan

    Mapped Venus's surface and returned data on the composition of Venus's atmosphere
  • Hubble Space Telescope launched

    The Hubble Space Telescope was lauched