Space Exploration

  • Sputnik 1

    First artificial satelite in space.
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    Space Exploration

  • Alan B Shepard

    became first UScitizen in space part of project Mercury
  • Yuri A. Gagarain

    he was a soviet cosmonaut, became first human in space,he orbited earth and returned safely
  • Project Mercury

    first step in the race to the moon
  • John Glenn

    became the first US citizen to orbit Earth, part of project Mercury
  • ProjectGemini

    2nd step on reaching the moon, teams of astronauts met and connected in space, and robotic probes were sent to the moon
  • Man in the Moon

    part of project apoll, Neil Armstrong was the first man to step on the moon he said "That's one small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind. Edwin Aldrin was the second man on the moon and Micheal Collins stayed in the command module
  • Project Apollo

    last step to send men to the moon, ended in 1972