• Period: 476 to 550


    He lived in India in 476 till 550. He was known for writing remarkable books about astronomy and mathematics. Aryabhata also wrote Aryabhatasiddhanta, which is lost. He is the earliest mathematician of India whose work is still availiable to students/pupils today.
  • Period: Feb 19, 1473 to May 24, 1543


    Copernicus lived in Torun and Frombork from 19 Feb 1473 till May 24 1543 and he died in Frombork. He was well known for his theory as a Polish atronomer. After Copernicus lectured about astronomy in Rome, after pursing a career in medicine, he started to write books about astronomy. His famous one which he wrote between 1507-1515 was commonly known as Commentariolus.
  • Period: Feb 15, 1564 to


    Galileo lived in Pisa and Grand Duchy of Tuscany from 15 Feb 1564 till 8 Jan 1642. He was known well for some very important contributions to astronomy and phyics. Galileo was also know for his battle against the authorities for freedom. He discovered craters on the moon, stars in the milky way, the four largest satellites of Jupiter, mountains, valleys and craters.
  • Halley's Comet

    Halley's Comet
    A comet is a object consisting of a nuclues os ice and dust and,when its near the sun, a tail of gas and dust particles points away from the sun. Halley's Comet is the best known of the short-period comets and is visible from Earth every 75-76 years.Halley's Comet is named after an English astronomer Edmond Halley.( the year is right for when the Halley's Comet was founded and the dates are not.)

    CSRIO stands for Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation.( It isin't the actual date it is just the year that is right.) CSIRO was founded in the year 1926.
  • Fruit Flies

    Fruit Flies
    Fruit Flies were the first animals to be out in space. They went into space on the 20th of Febuary 1947
  • Lakia

    Lakia is a mixed breed dog. Lakia Was famous for being the first dog to orbit the earth he lanched on the 3 of November 1957
  • NASA

    NASA stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration. NASA was founded on the 29th of July 1958 as a part of the United States government. NASA's mission is to explore space and aeronauitics or flight reasearch.NASA is also responsible for keeping the United Space program is conducted for paceful purposes that can help mankind
  • Yuri Gagarin

    Yuri Gagarin
    Yuri Gagarin is the first person to orbit the earth, he did this on the 12th April 1961.
  • Gemini

    Gemini's objective was to develop space travel techniques in support of Apollo, which had the goal for landing men on the moon. Gemini achieved missions long enough for a trip to the moon and back.
  • Skylab

    Skylab is the United States Space station in orbit from 1973 - 1979. The station was damaged during launch when the shield separated from the workshop and tore away, taking one of two main solar panel arrays with it and jamming the other one so that it could not deploy.
  • Space Shuttles

    Space Shuttles
    Space Shuttles are different beacause spacecraft is only used once and space shuttles can be used as many times as they want until its brakes. There have been 6 space shuttles bulit and blown up.The first space shuttle mission was lanuched on the 12th of April 1981 and the last one was on the 8th of July 2011. The space shuttle challenger was different to the rest beacause it was the 2nd shuttle to reach space, and completed 9 missions. On its 10th lanch it broke after 73 seconds.
  • Hubble Telescope

    Hubble Telescope
    The Hubble Space Telescope is a space telescope that was carried into orbit by a Space Shuttle in 1990 and remains in operation. The telescope was named after an astronomer Edwin Powell Hubble.The Hubble Space Telescope's launch in 1990 sped humanity to one of its greatest advances in that journey. Hubble is a telescope that orbits Earth. Its position above the atmosphere, which distorts and blocks the light that reaches our planet, gives it a view of the universe that typically far surpasses
  • Shuttle-Mir

    Shuttle-Mir was announced in 1993 to be opened. the program was a collaborative space program between Russia and the United States. The project sometimes called Phase One was intendted to allow the United States to learn Russia.
  • Pluto

    Pluto's nearest neighbors are the gaseous Jovian planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune). For this reason, many scientists believe that Pluto originated elsewhere in space and got caught in the Sun's gravity. Some astronomers once theorized that Pluto used to be one of Neptune's moons. On august 26th is when they decided pluto was not a planet.