Space Exploration

Events

Spunik 1

October 4, 1957

First Satellite launch on Earth.

Spunik 2

November 3, 1957

Put a living thing in space (first dog in space Laika)

Mercury - Redstone 2

Jan 31, 1961

First Chimpanzee (ham) in space

Freedom 7

May 5, 1961

Put man in space

Gemini Missions

April 8, 1964

First spacewalk

Mariner 4

November 28, 1967

Going to Mars

Apollo 11

July 16, 1969

First Man on moon

Pioneer 10

March 2, 1972

First spacecraft take pictures of Jupiter

Mariner 10

November 3, 1973

Takes images of Venus and Mercury.

Voyager 2

August 20, 1977

Sent to study Neptune & Uranus

Voyager 1

September 5, 1977

Took pictures of Jupiter and Saturn

Hubble

April 24, 1990

Launch Telescope into space

Cassin- Huygens

October 15, 1997

Be first spacecraft to get into Saturn's orbit

International space station

November 20, 1998

International space laboratory

New Horizons

January 19, 2006

Get data from pluto (pluto Satellite)

Curiousty Rover

November 26, 2011

See if there was water on mars

ISS 1 year Mission

March 27, 2015

First American be in space for 1 year