space race

  • Sputnik 1

    Soviet Union launched, begun the race for space
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    space race

  • Project Mercury

    Alan B. Shepard became the first U.S. citizen in space
  • Yuri

    first human in space
  • Mariner 2

    explored Venus's atmosphere
  • John Glenn

    first U.S. citizen to orbit the earth
  • Surveyor

    Space craft landed on moons surface indicating that it could have humans land on moon.
  • Apolo 11

    Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin steped on the moons surface
  • Pioneer 1

    First probe to go as far as Jupiter