Space Race

  • Sputnik 1

    Destination: Earth
    Data Obtained: first man made atificle satilite to orbit space
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    Space race

  • Yuri A. Gagarin

    Destination: Earth
    Data Obtained: first man to orbit earth
  • Shepad, Allen B.

    Destination: Space
    Data Obtained: first U.S. citizen in space
  • Mariner 2

    Destination: Venus
    Data Obtained: Verified high tempatures in Venus's atmosphere
  • Pioneer 10

    Destination: Jupiter
    Data Obtained: Sent back photos of Jupiter; first probe to encounter an outer planet
  • Mariner 10

    Destination: Mercury
    Data Obtained: first good images of the surface of Mercury
  • Viking 1

    Destination: Mars
    Data Obtained: orbiter mapped the surface of Mars: lander searched for life on mars
  • Magellan

    Destination: Venus
    Data Obtained: mapped the surface of
    Venus and returned data on the compisition of Venus's atmosphere