Space exploration

Events

Sputnik 1

October 4th 1957

World first artificial satellite , orbited for 98 minutes

Sputnik 2

November 3, 1957

First animal in space . Laki the dogs name

Mercury Redstone

January 31, 1961

First american chimpanzee , 16 minutes in space. Named Ham.

Freedom

May 7, 1961

Send the first man into orbit. up there for 15 minutes.

Vostok 6

june 16, 1963

first woman to be lunched into space. By the Russians. She was up there 2 days 22 hours.

Gemini Missions

April 8, 1964 - 1966

Human space lights testing capability of humans. preparing for the apollo missions

Mariner 4

November 18, 1964

First probe to take pictures of mars.

Apollo missions

January 17, 1967

to send man up to the moon. 1, 11 , 12 , 13 didn't make it . but , 14, 15 missions did make it.

pioneer 10

march 2 1972

First images of the planet Jupiter. Still sending data.

Hubble Space Telescope

April 24, 1990

travels very fast , to discover how old the world is

Cassini-huygens

October 15, 1997

first satellited with a probe to go to Saturn , and studied Saturn . Going to crash into Saturn the Cassini, then the Huygens is taking pictures

international space station

November 20, 1998

still going. anybody of the world can use it like 28 countries are using that space station

Rosetta

March 4, 2002

first satilite to land on a moving commit.

Spirit and opportunity

June 10th, 2003

stopped moving in 2010 got stuck in some soft soil. Landed on mars to find an parts of water. went past their original goals

Dawn

July 6, 2007

discover more about Ceres dwarf planet

Mars 20/ 20

July 20, 2020

Testing if we could possibly live on mars