first artificial satelite, went around for three months.
november 3 1957
Dog was sent into space and the hull was broken so the dog only survived for two days.
mercury- Redstone 2
Jan 31, 1961
To obtain physiological information with a chimpanzee named Ham. he was up for 16 minutes and thirty eight seconds.
april 12, 1961
first human in outer space, he was in space for 108 minutes. Yuri Gagarin
may 5th, 1961
First American in space, he could control the ship but was there for 15 minutes. Alan shephard
April 18th 1964
Learned about going outside in a space suit.
November 28th, 1964
The first satellite to fly by mars.
July 16, 1969
First successful moon landing.
March 2nd, 1972
First spacecraft to make observations of Jupiter. it was a satellite.
November 3rd, 1973
measuring mercury environments atmosphere.
sept. 5 1977
Took advantage of rare planetary alignment to study the outer solar system. its still going and transmitting data. its heading towards an ort cloud. it will take three hundred years to get there and thirty thousand years to pass through it.
January 19th, 2006
study the Pluto system and the objects from the belt.