Space Race

By blum10
  • Sputnik 1

    It was the worlds first satellite in space
  • Explorer 1

    It was the United States first satellite in space
  • Explorer 2

    It was the second satellite but failed to orbit the earth because the Jupiter-C rocket failed to ingnite
  • NASA

    without NASA we would not have a lot of space history
  • Yuri Gagarin

    First person to space and he flew one orbit around Earth
  • Gus Grissom Sub-Orbital flight

    Grissom nearly escaped but died in 1967 Apollo launch pad fire
  • Cosmonaut Valetina Tereshkoua

    Was the worlds first woman astronaut to space
  • Yuri Gagarin died in plane crash

    He was the first man in space and made really important history
  • Apollo 11

    Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon while Buzz Aldrin followed him and Michael Collins orbited the moon
  • Mercury Seven

    Scott M Carpenter
    Gordon L Cooper Jr
    John H Glenn
    Virgil Gus Grissom
    Walter M Shirra Jr
    Alan B Shepard
    Donald Slayton were the first American astronauts to go to space