Space Exploration


Sputnik 1

October 4th 1957

First Satellite

Sputnik 2

November 3rd 1957

First animal in space.

Mercury RedStone 2

January 31st 1961

First American Chimp in space

Freedom 7

May 7th 1961

First american in space

Vostok 6

June 16th 1963

First woman to go to space.

Gemini Missions

1964 - 1966

Prep for Apollo

Mariner 4

November 28th 1964

First probe to take pictures of mars

Apollo Missions

January 27th 1967

Send men onto the moon

Pioneer 10

March 2nd 1972

First pictures of Jupiter

Voyager 1

September 5th 1977

First to visit the outer planets

Hubble Space Telescope

April 24th 1990

Hubble takes picture of deep space.


October 15 1997

Orbits Saturn

International Space station

November 20 1998



March 4th 2002

First satellite to land on a moving comet.

Spirit and opportunity

June 10th 2003

Ongoing mission involving two rovers.
Spirit is dead.
Opportunity is alive.
Searching for water on mars.


July 6th 2007

Mars 2020

July 2020

Seeing if we could live on mars