Space Exploration

  • Sputnik

    It was the first man made satellite ever to be in space. It was put into space by the Russians and it orbited Earth.
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    Space Exploration

  • Yuri Gargarian

    First man ever to be in space. He was sent into space by the Russians.
  • Alan Shepard

    He became known as the first U.S. citizen in space.
  • John Glenn

    First person ever to orbit around the Earth in space.
  • Mariner 2

    Explored Venus's atmosphere.
  • Neil Armstrong

    The first person to ever step foot on the moon.
  • Project Apollo

    This was the final stage to put a human on the moon for the U.S.
  • Pioneer 10

    First probe to evcounter an outer planet. It sent back photos of Jupiter.
  • Viking 1

    Mapped the suface of Mars. It also lander searched for Mars.
  • Galileo

    It reached Jupiter in 1995 and launched a smaller space probe that transmitted information about Jupiter's composition and temperature.
  • Magellan

    Mapped Venus's surface and returned data that was based on Venus's atmosphere.