Space Race

  • john glenn

    first american citizen to orbit earth
  • sputnik1

    first artificial satellite
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  • Yuri A. Gagarin

    was the first human in space
  • Alan B. Shepard

    first american in space
  • Mariner2

    Explored the atmosphere of Venus
  • pioneer10

    Sent back photos of Jupiter - first probe to encounter an outer planet
  • Mariner10

    obtained the first good images of the surface of Mercury
  • Viking1

    mapped the surface of mars and searched for life on the planet
  • Venera8

    took pictures of the surface of Venus
  • Voyager 2

    its mission was to fly by Jupiter,Uranus, and Neptune. plus it was to fly to the edge of the solar system
  • Magellan

    mapped Venus's surface and returned data on the composition of Venus's atmosphere