First rocket launched in Massachusetts.
The first animal launched into space, the fruitfly.
The U.S.A creates N.A.S.A.
The first human in space is Yuri Gagarin, a russian cosmonaut.
The U.S wins the space race when Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong land on the moon.
The first woman in space is Sally Ride.
N.A.S.A lands rover, Pathfinder, on Mars.
Mars rover, Curiosity, Lands on mars