space exploration

Events

Sputnik 1

October 4, 1957 - January 4, 1958

worlds first artificial satellite.

Spuntnik 2

Nov 3, 1957

first animal in space

murcury redstone 2

Jan 31, 1961

first chympanzy in space.

Freedom 7

May 7, 1961

goal: put astronaut into space.

Vostok 6

June 16, 1963

first woman launched into space.

Gemini missions

1964 - 1966

had astronauts on board. testing capabilities of humans.

Mariner 4

Nov 28, 1964

First probe to take pictures of mars.

Apollo 1

Jan 27, 1967

sending men to the moon

pioneer 10

march 2 1972

first images of jupiter.

Voyager 1

sept 5, 1977

out of our solar system

hubble the famous telescope was launched

1990

takes pictures of deep space.

Cassini

October 15, 1997

int space station

Nov 2,1998 - 2028

28 countrys involved

rosetta

march 4, 2002

first satellite to land on a comet

spirt and opportunity

june 10, 2003

ongoing mission involving 2 mars rovers

dawn

july 4, 2007

sent to a duarf planet

mars 2020

2020

new mars rover