Space Exploration

Events

Sputnik 1

oct 4, 1957

first artificial satellite orbited the earth for 3 months

Sputnik 2

nov 3, 1957

to study the effect of space on a biologic creature lakia

mercury-Redstone 2

jan 31, 1961

it was to obtain physiological data sent a chimpanzee name ham it was up there for 16 minutes

Vostok 1

apr 12, 1961

first man up in space they did not let him controlle the ship in space for 108 minutes

Freedom 7

may 5, 1961

first USA human to go up into space

Gemini mission

apr 8, 1964

helps us learn that astronauts could go out in a space suit

mariner 4

nov 28, 1964

first sattilite to fly by mars

Apollo 11

jul 16, 1969

1 succsecful moon landing

pioneer 10

mar 2, 1972

mariner 10

nov 3, 1973

measure mercury the atmosphere

voyager 1

sep 5, 1977

i took advantage of rare planetary allinemant

new horizon

jan 9, 2006

study Pluto and objects from pluto