space exploration

  • sputnik 1 is launched

    Sputnik 1 is the first artifical satellite and is launched into space.
  • Alan B. Shepard

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

    Became the first person in space.
  • John Glenn

    Became the first U.S citizen to orbit earth.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11 landed on the moon. Neil armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon. Also in the craft was Edwin Aldrin and Micheal Collins.