Launched October 4th 1957. Worlds first artificial satellite. Orbited for 98 minutes, died 3 months later.
November 3, 1957
November 3rd 1957 was launched. First animals in space, Lakia the dog.
Mercury Redstone 2
january 31 1961
Sent the first champanzie in space, Ham survived and lived a long life then died.
may 7, 1961
Launched May 7th 1961. In space for 15 minutes, Alan Sheperd/Pillot.
May 25, 1961
Sending men to the moon, eventually was 6 missions that made it to the moon.
Launched on June 16, 1963. First woman that is launched in space, Valentino Tereshokva. Up there for 2 days and 24 hours. Still alive right now.
April 8, 1964
They had to prepare for Apollo missions. Has astronauts orbiting missions.
November 28, 1964
First probe to take pictures of Mars.
March 2, 1972
First space craft to travel through the asteroid belt and make observations and pictures of Jupiter,
It explored the solar system. First satellite to make it out of the planets
Hubble Space Telescope
April 24, 1990
Hubble takes pictures of deep space. farthest to explore in space was 12-15 light years.
October 15, 1997
Cassini orbits Saturn and is about to crash into Saturn next year.
The International Space station
November 20, 1998
Been up there since November 20, 1998. Still going right now.
March 4, 2002
First satellite to land on a moving commit.
Spirit and opportunity
June 10, 2003
On going mission that involves two of mars rovers. Spirit is discontinued and got stuck in soft soil and it still goes on. Searching for water in Mars. Both went far past there original goals. Going for more than 10 years.
July 6, 2007
Observe the dwarf planet saries.
Several mars that can be defined but have not launched yet.