Space Exploration

Events

sputnik 1

October 4 1957

first artificial satellite, in orbit for a few mounts

sputnik 2

November 3 1957

study affects of space on a biological creature (a dog named Lakia)

mercury-Redstone 2

Jan 31, 1961

study ham the chimp in space for 16 minutes

vostok 1

April 12th 1961

first man up in space Yuri

freedom 7

May 7 1961

first american human to go into space his name was Alan Shepard. he was up for 15 minutes

gemini missions

april 8th 1964

help us learn about how astronauts have sites and stuff

mariner 4

November 28 1964

first mars fly by mission

apollo 11

July 16 1969

first successful moon landing

pioneer 10

march 2 1972

orbit Jupiter take images

mariner 10

november 3 1973

study Mercury

voyager 1

September 5 1977

took advantage of a rare planetary alignment to study the outer solar systems. furthest man made object in our solar system.

new horizon

January 19 2006

study kuiper belt. and Pluto system