Space race

Space Race

  • Sputnik

    The first man made object that orbit the Earth, it was launched by the U.S.S.R. this marked the beginning of the space race between the united states and Russia.
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  • NASA

    NASA the The National Aeronautics and Space Administration was formed by the United States during the space race, which controls all missions and launched from the united state during the space race.
  • Luna 2

    Luna 2
    Carrying a coppy of the soviet coat arms, and becoming the first object to hit the moon, sent by the soviet union .
  • Tiros 1

    Tiros 1
    The First weather satllite launched by the U.S
  • Vostok 1

    Vostok 1
    Lauched by The soviet union, carried Cosmonaut Yuri A. Gargarin, the first man in space. he orbit the Eath once.
  • U.S Mariner 2

    U.S Mariner 2
    The first successful planetary spacecraft, flies past Venus, and enters a solar orbit, this was a great improvment on the space race for the U.S.
  • Cosmonaut Valentia Tereshkova

    Cosmonaut Valentia Tereshkova
    the first woman in space and orbits the Earth 48 times in the Vostok 6 sent by the U.S.S.R
  • Cosmonaut Alexei

    Cosmonaut Alexei
    The first space walk is made from Soviet Voskhod 2, which lasted 12 minutes.
  • First American Spacewalk

    First American Spacewalk
    Ed White was the first American to complete a spacewalk. He was sent on the mission Gemini 4. White was in space for 23 mintues.
  • Lunna 10

    Lunna 10
    Luna 10 was the first spacecraft to orbit the moon. It took 3 hours to finish its first orbit. After the spacecraft went into orbit, the satellite separted but stayed close by.
  • John F. Kennedy

    John F. Kennedy
    the president of the unitated state promised the world the the Us would land men on the moon by 1970.
  • Soyuz 1

    Soyuz 1
    was launched, carred Vladimir M. Komarov, which crashed killing Komanrov, this was a lowed down the soviet union during the space race.
  • Apollo 8

    Apollo 8
    was lauched with Frank Borman, James A. Lovell, Jr, and William A. the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon, making 10 orbits on its 6-day mission.
  • Appollo 11

    Appollo 11
    Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, Jr. make the first man made landing on the moon, and the first moonwalk. The united states won the race and this brought a lot of changes .
  • Apollo 17

    Apollo 17
    the return from the moon during the apollo 17 mission maked the last time the united state has been to the moon.