Space Exploration

  • Sputnik 1

    Sputnik 1 was the first artifical satellite launched in space by the Soviet Union
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    Space Exploration

  • Project Mercury

    First step or project in the Moon race. Goal was to orbit a pioleted spacecraft around Earth then bring it back.
  • Alan B. Shepard

    He was the first U.S citizen in space.
  • Yuri A. Gagarin

    First human in space ever from Soviet Union
  • John Glenn

    First U.S citizen to orbit Earth
  • Surveyor

    landed on Moon's surface proved that the Moon's surface could support spacecrafts and humans.
  • Project Gemini

    Second step in reaching the moon. Goals were teams of two astronauts were sent in a spacecraft and orbited Earth. One team met up and connected with another spacecraft in orbit.
  • Project Apollo Apollo 11

    Landed on the Moon's surface.Neil Armstrong was the first human on the moon. Edwin Aldrin was the second man.
  • End of Project Apollo

    The end of Project Apollo
  • Voyager 1 and Voyager 2

    Launched in 1977 were to explore deep space. They passed Jupitar, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
  • Galielo

    Launched in 1989. Landed on Jupitar on 1995 Galielo studied Jupitar and it's moons Io and Europa