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Space Race

  • spuntnick

    It was the first artificial satellite to be put into earth orbit. lounched by the USSR
  • Laika

    first animal in space died they could not bring her down
  • Explorer 1

    Explorer 1
    Explorer 1 was the first U.S. satellite put into earth's orbit. It was launched after the Soviet's Sputnik 1 and 2
  • NASA

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration nasa was formed by the United States during the space race and replaces the naca
  • First man sent to the space

    First man sent to the space
    Yuri Gagarin was the first man in the outer space. He made 108-minute orbital flight in his Vostok 1
  • John Glenn

    John Glenn
    a american torbits the Earth three times first to do it
  • Walter Schirra

    Walter Schirra
    He was the first person to go into space three times.He was the third a American to orbit the earth.
  • Woman in Space

    Woman in Space
    Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman sent into space by the USSR on a spacecraft named Vostok 6.
  • Alexei Leonov

    Alexei Leonov
    pends 12 minutes outside of his spacecraft performing the first spacewalk ever.
  • Luna 9

    Luna 9
    sent by the Russians, becomes the first space craft to soft-land on the moon.
  • Apollo 8

    Apollo 8
    becomes the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon
  • On the moon

    On the moon
    Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin become the first men to walk on the Moon.
  • Apollo 13

    Apollo 13
    It was the seventh manned mission
    It was sucesfully launched to the moon but the landing had to be aborted after an orygen tank explosion.
  • apallo 14

    apallo 14
    It was the eight manned mission in American Apollo program. It was the third mission that had sucesfully landed on the moon.
  • Apollo 17

    Apollo 17
    It was the the final manned mission on the american apollo space program.The crew were Commander Eugene Cernan,