space exploration

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    Space Exploration

  • Sputnik 1

    Launched by Soviet Union and was the first artificial satellite in space.
  • Alan B. Shepard

    First United States citizen in space
  • Mariner 2

    Explored Venus's Atmosphere
  • John Glenn

    First United States citizen to orbit the earth
  • Surveyer

    Landed on moon
  • Apollo 11

    landed on the moon
  • Neil Armstrong

    First human to set foot on the moon
  • Pioneer 10

    Space probe sent to Jupiter and was the first probe incounter with an outer planet.
  • Viking 1

    Orbiter mapped the surface of Mars.
  • Magellan

    Mapped Venus's surface and returned data on the composition of Venus's atmosphere.