To test man-kind how capable of and how to prepare for more depth tests in space.
First satellite launched on Earth
The goal was to launch something living into space
The first man to be outside of a spaceship and the first space walk.
America's attempt to put something living into space also. It was a chimpanzee named, Ham.
Went to Mars to take pictures
First manned mission to send men to the moon and back.
First spacecraft to make it to Jupiter and take pictures. Sent data back for about 30 years after its launch.
It's objective was to take pictures of Mercury and Venus
Sent out to study Neptune system and Uranus systems.
The first satellite to do a fly-by of Jupiter and Saturn and take pictures.
the goal was to launch a telescope into space. No more missions planned to fix or renew the telescope's orbit.
To be the first probe to land on a the moon Titan.
A laboratory in space. 38 countries are involved with sending up astronauts to do test and grow plants in space.
Get information on Pluto and other objects in the Kuiper Belt.
It's mission was to find planets that are similar Earth.
To see if there was water on Mars.
Have the first american astronaut in space for an entire year.