Space Exploration

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    Space Exploration

  • Sputnik 1

    First Satellite ever launched in space. Launched by the former Soviet Union.
  • Alan B. Shepard

  • Yuri A. Gagarin

    First Human in space. He was a Soviet.
  • Mariner 2

    Explored Venus's atmosphere
  • Pioneer 10

    Sent back the first photos of Jupiter. Fist probe to encounter an outer planet
  • Viking 1

    mapped the surface of Mars, searched for life on Mars.
  • Voyager 1and2

    Exploring deep outer space as we speak . Will continue till 2020.
  • Magellan

    mapped Venus' surface and returned data on the composition of its Atmosphere
  • Galileo

    Reached Jupiter in 95' explored Jupiters moons Europa and Io. Possible life on both.