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Space Time Continuum

  • sputnnik

    sputnnik
    the sputnik was the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth. The sputnik was not much bigger than a basketball. The sputnik was launched on October 4, 1957. The passenger was not actually a human it was a dog.
  • The first succesfull weather satellite to orbit the earth

    The first succesfull weather satellite to orbit the earth
    The first weather satellite was launched on April 1, 1960. The objective was to test experimental television techniques designed to develop a worldwide meteorological satellite information system.
  • Mars mission

    Mars mission
    It reached Earth orbit but failed to reach Mars transfer orbit.
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    Venera Missions, missions to Venus

    Launch dates from year 1961 till 1983. First probe to enter Venus’ atmosphere. First successful landing of a spacecraft on another planet. Transmitted first black and white pictures of the planet's surface.
  • Mercury Missions

    Mercury Missions
    Mercury, America's first human space flight program, introduced the nation to its first astronauts. There were six total flights with six astronauts flown. Total flight time for these missions was 53 hours, 55 minutes and 27 seconds.
  • First man to orbit the earth

    First man to orbit the earth
    On February 20, 1962, John Glenn was the first man to orbit the earth. This was recorded to be one of the most important flights in American history. John Glenn is now a symbol of American ambition and a hero.
  • Contributions of Robert Goddard

    Contributions of Robert Goddard
    On March 16, 1962, Robert Goddard made and tested a rocket using liquid fuel, and was a Worcester Polytechnic Institute an important part of history.
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    Gemini Missions

    The Gemini mission was designed as a bridge between the mercury and Apollo missions. Its two-man crew gave it its name, Gemini, for the third constellation of the
    Zodiac and its twin stars, Castor and Pollux.
  • apollo missions

    apollo missions
    The Apollo program was designed to land humans on the Moon and bring them back safely back to Earth. Six of the missions Apollo’s 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17 achieved this goal. Apollo 7 and 9 were Earth orbiting missions to test the Command and Lunar Modules, and they did not return lunar data.
  • Mariner 4

    Mariner 4
    Mariner 4 was launched on November 28, 1964. Mariner 4 was launched to Mars. Mariner 4 was also launched to provide close images of Mars to provide us with the most detailed surface pictures ever obtained of the planet.
  • First Artificial Satellite to orbit the moon

    First Artificial Satellite to orbit the moon
    Luna 10 was the first satellite to orbit the moon and also the first man-made object to orbit anybody beyond earth. The Launch date was March 31, 1966. It’s also known as Lunik 10 and 02126.
  • Mariner 6 and Mariner 7

    Mariner 6 and Mariner 7
    Mariner 6 and Mariner 7 were identical spacecraft launched on February 24, 1969 and March 27, 1969, they were designed to focus on mars.
  • First Man to the Moon

    First Man to the Moon
    On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to step on the moon. He and Aldrin walked around for three hours. They did experiments. They picked up bits of moon dirt and rocks.
  • Mariners 8 and 9

    Mariners 8 and 9
    Mariner 9 was originally supposed to companion Mariner 8 but Mariner 8 failed so Mariner 9 went instead.
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    Pioneer Mission launch

    The Pioneer missions to the Moon were only a small part of the program. Engineers painted dark and light stripes on the spacecraft to help control its temperature. They were also called, a journey to our solar system and beyond.
  • Viking Mission, mission to mars

    Viking Mission, mission to mars
    Arrived at Mars for the very first time. The results from the Viking experiments give our most complete view of Mars. Volcanoes, lava plains, and evidence of surface water are apparent in the Orbiter images. The planet appears to be divisible into two main regions, northern low plains and southern cratered highlands.
  • Voyager Missions

    Voyager Missions
    The twin Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft continue exploring where nothing from Earth has flown before. In the 33rd year after their 1977 launches, they each are much farther away from Earth and the Sun than Pluto. Voyager 1 and 2 are now in the "Heliosheath" - the outermost layer of the heliosphere where the solar wind is slowed by the pressure of interstellar gas. Both spacecraft are still sending scientific information about their surroundings through the Deep Space Network
  • Space shuttle Atlantis program

    Space shuttle Atlantis program
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EFuLap5Pgg The historic liftoff occurred Friday morning, 30 years and three months after the very first shuttle flight.
  • Canadarm

    Canadarm
    The Canadarm represents a magnified human arm.The Canadarm helps them in space with direction like to go down up slow or fast.
  • First Canadian In Space

    First Canadian In Space
    In 1984 Marc Garneau became the first Canadian to fly on a NASA mission to space.
  • Space Shuttle Challenger

    Space Shuttle Challenger
    It was delayed to take off three times. It finally took off Jan. 28th 1986 at 11:38 am. Seventy three seconds into the mission, the Challenger exploded, killing the entire crew.
  • Space shuttle challenger

    Space shuttle challenger
    it was lost during an explosion as it took off from Cape Canaveral on January 28, 1986, killing all seven people on board. NASA suspended shuttle flights for two years
  • Mir Space Station

    Mir Space Station
    Assembled in orbit from 1986 to 1996, Mir was the first modular space station and had a greater mass than that of any previous spacecraft, holding the record for the largest artificial satellite orbiting the Earth until its deorbit on 21 March 2001
  • Galileo missions

    Galileo missions
    It was launched October 19, 1989; it was launched to study Jupiter. He wanted to study the atmospheres, ionospheres, and extended gas clouds of the Galilean satellites
  • Hubble telescope

    It was launched on April 25, 1990. The hubble telescope is quite neat it took a picture of the galaxy. The picture was small portion of one of the largest-seen star-birth regions in the galaxy, the Carina Nebula.
  • First Canadian Woman in space

    First Canadian Woman in space
    Canadian astronaut Roberta Bondar was the first Canadian woman in space in 1992.
  • Launch of the Cassini/Huygens probes

    Launch of the Cassini/Huygens probes
    The Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn is the most ambitious effort in planetary space exploration ever mounted. It launched in 1997 after nearly two decades of gestation, it includes a Saturn orbiter and an atmospheric probe/lander for the moon Titan called Huygens, which entered and landed on Titan in 2005.
  • International space station launched

    International space station launched
    The International Space Station is a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit. Te station can be seen from Earth with the naked eye.
  • First Tourist in Space

    First Tourist in Space
    Dennis Tito was a billionaire businessman from California. He used to work for NASA too. He is also recorded to be the frist paying passenger to evr go to space.
  • Space Shuttle Columbia

    Space Shuttle Columbia
    NASA’s space shuttle Columbia broke apart on February 1, 2003 as it returned to earth from a 16-day science mission.
  • Space Shuttle Columbia Program

    Space Shuttle Columbia Program
    Space Shuttle Columbia was the first spaceworthy Space Shuttle in NASA's orbital fleet. First launched on the STS-1 mission, the first of the Space Shuttle program, it completed 27 missions before being destroyed during re-entry on February 1, 2003 near the end of its 28th.
  • what is happening now?

    what is happening now?
    The International Space Station's current studies on fluid physics in microgravity are leading to rapid advances in the field, and on May 24, these investigations are part of a noteworthy milestone.