Space Exploration

Events

First rocket launched in Massachusetts.

1922

The first animal launched into space, the fruitfly.

1947

The U.S.A creates N.A.S.A.

1958

The first human in space is Yuri Gagarin, a russian cosmonaut.

1961

The U.S wins the space race when Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong land on the moon.

1969

The first woman in space is Sally Ride.

1983

N.A.S.A lands rover, Pathfinder, on Mars.

1997

Mars rover, Curiosity, Lands on mars

2012