Space Race

  • Sputnik I

    First Artificial Satelite launched in Space.
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  • First U.S. Citizen in Space

    Alan B. Shepard was the first U.S citizen to go into space.
  • First person in Space

    First human to venture into space. He was from the Soviet Union.
  • Mariner 2

    Verified high temeratures in Venus's Atmosphere.
  • First person to orbit Earth

    Mercury Astronaut John Glenn was the first U.S citizen to orbit around the Earth.
  • Project Apollo

    Final Mission in Reaching the moon was Project Apollo. Neil Armstrong was the first person to step foot on the moon.
  • Pioneer 10

    Sent back photos of Jupiter first probe to encounter an outer planet.
  • Viking 1

    Oribiter mapped the surface of Mars; lander searched for life on mars.
  • Galileo

    Was a probe sent to Jupiter, reached Jupiter by 1995
  • Magellan

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