Space Exploration

  • Sputnik 1

    In 1957 the Soviet Union used a rocket to send Sputnik into Space, Sputnik 1 was the first artificial satellite
  • Sputnik 1 Orbit

    Sputnik 1 orbited Earth for 57 days before gravity pulled it back into the atmoshphere where it burned up
  • Yuri A. Gagarin

    first human in space
  • Allen B. Shepard

    First Amercian in space
  • John Glenn

    First U.S. citizen to orbit Earth
  • Mariner 2

    Mariner 2 was launched in 1962, its destination was Venus. It obtained date about Venus like the verified high temperatures in Venus's atmosphere
  • Neil Armstrong

    Apollo 11 was the name of the first spacecraft, that carried Neil Armstrong to be the first American man to walk on the moon
  • Pioneer 10

    in 1972 the space probe Pioneer 10, its transmitter failed in 2003, but it continues on through space
  • Hubble

    The Hubble Space Telescope was launched in 1990 by the Space shuttle Discovery.
  • Hubble Repair

    In 1993 a team of Astronauts repaired the Hubble Space Telescope by installing a set of small mirrors designed to correct images obtained by a faulty mirror
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    Space Exploration

  • Hubble Mission 1

    A mission to sercive hubble was launched in 1997.
  • Hubble Mission 2

    Hubble mission was launched in 1999.