Space program 1961-1962

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    space program

  • TV Satellite

    TV Satellite
    US launched the First Television Infrared Observation Satellite
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  • FIrst man in space

    FIrst man in space
    Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to circle eath
  • Orbit Moon

    Orbit Moon
    The first U.S. manned sub-orbital space flight is completed with Commander Alan B. Shepard Jr. inside a Mercury capsule launched 116.5 miles above the earth from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
  • John Glenn

    John Glenn
    John Glenn became the first U.S. astronaut to orbit in the friend ship 7 capsule. he circle the earth three times before returning to earth.
  • Gemin Mission

    Gemin Mission
    Gemin missions paved the way to the moon
  • Orbit Earth

    Orbit Earth
    M. Scott Carpenter was the second to orbit earth