space race

  • sputnik I

    The first artifictial satellite in space.
  • First U.S citezen in space

    Alan B. Shepard Became the first U.S citizen in space.
  • First human in Space

    Soviet cosmanaut Yuri A. Gardarin became the first human in space.
  • Mariner 2

    Verified high temeratures in venuses atmosphere.
  • First U.S citizen to orbit earth

    Mercury astranaut John Glen became the first U.S citizen to orbit earth.
  • Project Apollo 11

    First rocket to land on the moon.
  • pioneer 10

    Sent back photos of jupiter- fisrt probe to encounter an outer planet.
  • voyager 1 and voyager 2

    Voyager one flew past jupiter, and saturn and voyager 2 flew past Juspiter, saturn, uranus and neptune.
  • viking 1

    Orbiter mapped the surface of mars; lander searched for life on mars.
  • Magellan

    Mapped venuses surface and returned data on the composition of Venuses atmosphere
  • galileo

    It reached jupiter in 1995