The worlds first artificial satellite orbited for 98 minutes and then died on January 4, 1958. Russia beet us to send the first satellite.
First animal in space. (Dog named Likia)
The first chimpanzee (Ham) in space. It was in space for 16 minutes and landed in the ocean and survived.
Put an astronaut into orbit around the Earth and launched at 9:34 am and was in orbit for 15 minutes. (Alan Sheppard)
The first women to be launched into space. Produced by the Russians and was in space for 2 days 52 minutes. (Valentine Tereshkov still alive today)
Men traveling in space to test human capabilities.
The first probe to take pictures of Mars.
To send men to the moon and bring them back to Earth safely.
First images and observations of Jupiter. Still sending pictures of Jupiter.
The second satellite to take pictures to take pictures of Jupiter, and the first satellite to reach the outer planets, and still taking pictures till this day. They believe that it's going to stop in 2025, but keeping traveling through space. (Contains the golden disk, human language in case aliens found it.)
The Hubble takes pictures of the deep space. The farthest it's ever seen is 10-15 billion years away and we use it to see how long the universe has been around.
Orbits around Saturn and will crash and sent another probe to the moon.
The first space station in space and people started to grow lettuces on it.
Launched by the ESU, its mission was to catch up to a moving comet and land on it to send information back to Earth.
Their mission was to find signs of water on Mars, take pictures of rocks on Mars, Spirit got stuck in dense sand, and they went way pass their mission goal.
The goal of Dawn to travel over Ceres and gather information and send it back to Earth. Still going today.
To send a rover to Mars that is more advanced to see if humans can survive on Mars and see if we can produce air, grow crops, and see if it;s livable,