space exploration

Events

sputnik 1

oct. 4 1957

first satellite launched on earth

sputnik 2

nov. 3 1957

the whole goal was to put a dog named laika in space.

mercury red stone 2

jan. 31 1961

to be the first to put a monkey in space

freedom 7

may 5 1961

to see how space worked

gemini missions

april 8 1964

first space walk outside a spacecraft

mariner 4

nov. 28 1964

First to successfully fly pass mars

apollo 11

july 16 1969

was the first mission to have man walk on the moon

pioneer 10

march 2 1972

first space craft to take pictures of jupiter

mariner 10

nov. 3 1973

to take pictures of mercury and venus

voyager 2

aug 20 1977

sent out to study neptune and uranus system

voayger 1

sep 5 1977

to fly past saturn and another place

hubble

april 24 1990

to launch a telescope into space

cassini huygans

oct. 15 1997

the saturn orbiter

international space station

nov. 20 1998

international space laboratory

new horizons

january 19 2006

gets data and sends it to the cooper belt

kepler

mar 7 2009

kepler finds the exoplanets

curiosity rover

nov 26 2011

rover on mars

iss one year mission

mar 27 2015

to have the first american be in space for 1 year