Space Exploration

Events

Sputnik 1

Oct 4, 1957

The first time we sent anything to space

Sputnik 2

Nov 3, 1957

The first time they sent a living thing into space the dog lasted about a week.

Mercury Red Stone 2

Jan 31, 1961

the first manned American space mission It carried Ham the chimp

freedom 7

May 5, 1961

Us human spaceflight

Gemini missions

April 8, 1964

second human spaceflight for US

martiner 4

Nov 28 1964

4 second series

Apollo 11

July 16, 1969

Moon mission

Pioneer 10

March 3, 1972

american space probe

martiner 10

November 3, 1973

Robotic space probe

Voyager 2

Aug 20, 1977

NASA space probe

Voyager 1

September 5, 1977

Space probe by NASA

Hubble space telescope placed in orbit

April 4, 1990

First space telescope

Casslni - Huygens

Oct 5, 1997

spacecraft sent to planet

International space station

November 20, 1998

A space station in low earth orbit

New horizons space missions

Jan 19, 2006

NASA's new fontters program

Kepler space craft

March 7, 2009

Space observatory