The first's in space

Timeline created by dancer01
  • Galileo- the first spotting through a telescope

    Galileo Galilei used a new optical instrument -- known today as a telescope -- to look at the night sky. He discovered several points of light close to the planet Jupiter
  • first liquid-fueled rocket launched

    On March 16, 1926, Robert Goddard successfully launched the first liquid-fueled rocket in Auburn, Mass. The first-of-its-kind rocket reached an altitude of 41 feet, lasted 2 seconds and averaged about 60 miles per hour
  • Vostok 6

    Vostok 6 was a mission to launch the first woman to fly space. This took place on March 6, 1937. She was Valentina Tereshkova During the 70.8 hour flight, Vostok 6 made 48 orbits of Earth
  • First picture of earth

    NASA took the first pictures of earth from 105 kil.
  • First animals in space by nasa

    the united states put the first animals in space (fruit flies)
  • R-7 Semyorka

    First ICBM (used to launch Sputnik, etc.) by USSR
  • Sputnik 1

    On Oct. 4, 1957, Sputnik 1 successfully launched and entered Earth's orbit. Thus, began the space age. The successful launch shocked the world, giving the former Soviet Union the distinction of putting the first human-made object into space
  • SCORE mission

    First communications satellite (lasted 12 days) by USA
  • first weather satelite

    us mission Vanguard 2-NASA (NRL) had its first satelite
  • transit mission

    The first operational navegation satelite by USA the mission transit
  • Vostok 1

    Vostok 1 was the mission to put the first man
    into space, his name was Yuri Gagarin. This mission took place on April 12th 1961. Making a
    108-minute orbital flight in his
    Vostok 1 spacecraft.
  • Freedom 7

    Alan Shepard became the first American in space when the Freedom 7 spacecraft blasted off from Florida on May 5, 1961 The main scientific objective of project Mercury was to determine man's capabilities in a space
  • Vostok 2

    First crewed mission lasting a full day. Gherman Titov by USSR
  • Vostok 5

    Longest crewed solo orbital flight. Valery Bykovsky by USSR
  • Syncom 2

    First geosynchronous satellite by USA
  • Gemini 4 mission

    During the Gemini 4 mission on June 3, 1965, Ed White became the first American to get out of a vehicle in space. It carried not only ed white but also James McDivitt.
  • Luna 10

    First probe to orbit the Moon by USSR
  • Surveyor 1

    First probe to land using retrorockets
  • Apollo 4

    First successful rocket capable of sending a mission to land on the Moon (Saturn V) by USA