space race

  • sputnik 1

    First artificial satellite in space.
  • Alan B. Shepard

    became the first U.S citizen in space.
  • cosmonaut Yuri A. Gagarin

    became the first human in space, Yuri orbited the Earth and returned safely
  • Mercury

    John Glen was the first U.S. citizen to orbit the earth.
  • apollo 11

    landed on the moon