Space Exploration

Events

Sputnik 1

Oct 4, 1957

First satellite launched on earth

Sputnik 2

Nov 3, 1957

First dog in space.

Mercury Red-stone 2

Jan 31, 1961

Chimp sent to space

Freedom 7

May 5, 1961

Allen Shepard was the first american in space.

Gemini Missions

April 8, 1964

First space walk

Mariner 4

Nov 28, 1967

Take pictures of mars

Apollo 11

July 16, 1969

First men to walk on the moon

Pioneer 10

March 2, 1972

First space craft to make it to jupiter

Mariner 10

Nov 3, 1973

Took pictures of Mercury and Venus.

Voyager 2

Aug 20, 1977

Going to explore Uranus and Neptune.

Voyager 1

Sept 5, 1977

First satellite to fly by Jupiter and Saturn.

Hubble Space Telescope

April 4, 1990

Upgraded multiple times

Cassini Huygens

Oct 15, 1997

Be the first space craft in Saturn's orbit

The international Space Station

Nov 20, 1998

International Space Lab

New Horizons

Jan 19,2006

Sent a probe to Pluto.

Kepler

March 7, 2009

Find more earth-like planets

Mars Rover Curiosity

Nov 26, 2011

Water on mars

ISS one year mission

March 27, 2015

Have the first american in space for one year