Space Race

  • Sputnik I

    First artificial satellite in space.
  • Alan B. Shepard

    First U.S. citizen in Space.
  • Yuri A.Gagarin

    First human in space, he was a Soviet cosmonaut.
  • Mariner 2

    Sent to Venus and obtained that Venus has very high tempatures in its atomosphere.
  • John Glenn

    First U.S. citizen to orbit earth. He flew on Mercury.
  • Apollo 11

    First rocket to land on the moon.
  • Pioneer 10

    Sent to Jupiter it sent back photos of Jupiter . First probe to encounter an outer planet.
  • Viking 1

    Sent to Mars, orbiter mapped the surface of Mars and lander landed on Mars and searched for life.
  • Magellan

    Sent to Venus and mapped Venus's surface and returned data on the composition of Venus's atomosphere.
  • Galileo

    Reached Jupiter in July 1995.