Space Exploration

  • Sputnik 1

    It transmitted a beeping sound and at that moment people realized that it wouldn't be long before humans would be in space. It was launched by the Soviet Union.
  • Project Mercury

    Alan B. Shepard was first American to be in space. In 1962 John Glenn was first American to orbit Earth. It was the first step to get to the moon.
  • Project Gemini

    It was the second step for the U.S. to reach the moon. It was larger than Mercury. It was to travel humans to space and see what it would do to the human body.
  • Project Apollo

    It was the final stage of the U.S. program to reach the moon. It landed on the moon's suface. Armstrong was the first human to ever step on the moon. "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Aldrin was the second one on the moon with Armstrong and explored the moon for 2 hours.
  • Hubble Space Telescope

    It was launched by Discovery, a space shuttle.
  • Voager 1

    Flew past Jupiter and Saturn and is a space probe that will explore beyond the solar system as part of the Voyager Interstellar Mission, it should give information to Earth for a few more years.