Space Race

  • Sputnik

    Sputnik was sent by the Soviet Union into space by the Soviet Union.
    This was the first Satellite sent into space.
  • Laika

    Laika was a female Samoyed terrier and was the first animal brought to space.
  • Explorer 1

    first American satellite put into earth's orbit.
  • Yuri Gagarin

    Yuri Gagarin was the first man to fly in space.
  • Alan Shepard

    Alan Shepard was the first American in Space.
  • Valentina Tereshkova

    Valentina Tereshkova was the first female to fly in space.
  • Luna 9

    First space craft to have a soft luna landing.
  • Apollo 11

    First flight that took men to the moon.
  • Neil Armstrong

    Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon.
  • Apollo 17

    Apollo 17 returns from the mooon. It was the last to return from the moon.