Worlds first artificial satellite and orbited Earth for 98 minutes
First animal in space. Likia the dog died up in space
Sent the first chimpanzee in space for 16 mins. Ham, the chimpanzee survived
Sending Alan Shepard, the first American up to space. He was in space for 15 minutes.
The first women was launched into space. Her name was Valentina Tereshkova. She was up there for almost 3 days
American space flights testing capable missions for humans
First probe to take pictures of Mars
Wanted to send men to the Moon. Apollo 14-16 made it
First spacecraft to travel through the asteroid belt. Also obtain close ups to Jupiter
Was the first satellite to reach the outer planets and the second to take pictures in Jupiter. It is still transmitting data today
Launched into Earths low orbit. Took pictures of deep space and the furthest its ever seen in space is 10-15 billion light years away. We use it to identify how old the universe is
Mission is to study Saturn and its moon titan. Its orbiting Saturn right now.
First station to get out of orbit. It is still continuing today. The whole goal is to experience space.
Needed to find information on the comet 67p. First satellite to land on a moving comet
Ongoing mission involving two Mars rovers. Wanted to search for science and water
Goal was to observe the dwarf planet Ceres
Wants to test another mars rover. Studying to see if humans can live up on Mars