Space exploration

Events

Sputnik 1

Oct 4, 1957

First satellite launched on Earth.

Spunik 2

November 3, 1957

The goal was to send the first dog in to space named Laika

Mercury- Redstone 2

Jan. 31, 1961

Ham the Champeezee
- First monkey in space
- He survived

Freedom

May. 5, 1961

Alan B. Shepard, first American in Space.

Gemini MIssions

April 8, 1964

First space walk.

Mariner 4

Nov. 28, 1967

Went to Mars.

Apollo 11

July 16, 1969

The first mission walking into the moon.

PIoneer 10

March 2, 1972

First space to take picture of Jupiter.

mariner 10

November 3, 1973

The first space to take picture of Mercury and Venus.

Voyager 2

August 20, 1977

Sent out the furthest planets Neptune and Uranus, Currently still sending data.

Voyager 1

September 5, 1977

First by Jupiter and saturn and took pictures.

Hubbles space telescope

April 24, 1990

Its stil in space.

Cassini- Huynes

October 15, 1997

Be the first spacecraft to get into Saturn orbit 2.

The international space station

November 20, 1998

Laboratory in sapce.

Kepler

March 7, 2009

Goal was to find more Earths like planets (exo planets)

Iss one year mission

March 27, 2015

First man to be in space for a full year

New Horizons

January 19, 20016

They send a probe to Pluto to Get data.