Space Exploration(:

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  • Sputnik 1

    Was the first artificial satellite in space.
  • Alan B. Shepard

    Became the first U.S. citizen in space
  • John Glenn

    Was the first U.S. citizen to orbit Earth
  • Mariner 2

    Mariner 2 verified high temperatures in Venus's atmospheres.
  • Surveyor

    Landed gently on the Moon's surface, indicating that the Moon's surface xould support spacecraft and humans.
  • Neil Amrstrong

    First human to set foot on the Moon.
  • Pioneer 10

    Pioneer 10 sent back photos of Jupiter and it was the first probe to encounter an outer planet.
  • Mariner 10

    Mariner 10 obtained the first good images of the surface of Mercury.
  • Viking 1

    Viking 1 orbiter mapped the surface of mars; lander searched for life on Mars.
  • Voyager 1 and Voyager 2

    Voyager 1 flew past Jupiter and Saturn, Voyager 2 flew past Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. These probes will explore beyond the solar system as part of the Voyager Interstellar Mission,
  • Galileo

    Galileo reached Jupiter in 1995. Then in July 1995 it released a smaller probe.
  • Magellan

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