Space exploration timeline #2

  • First U.S. satellite in orbit

    The U.S. launches its first satellite into orbit
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  • FIrst living being in space

    The soviet craft Sputnik 5 carried two dogs up into space and returned alive
  • First American in space

    Astronaut Alan Shepard: First American in space.
  • Plan for man on the moon U.S.

    President Kennedy made a plan to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade.
  • first human in space

    russians send the first human into space
  • First women in space

    Valentina Nikolayeva Tereshkova ; First woman in space.
  • FIrst American to walk in Space

    Astronaut Ed White ; first American to walk in space.
  • First men on the moon

    Neil Armstrong and "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men on the moon.
  • Moon Rover

    The moon rover was driven on the moon for the first time.
  • Skylab is launched

    The U.S. launched its first space station, Skylab.