Aerospace Timeline

Events

The First Hot Air Balloon

1783

First Glider

1800

1st UAV

1863

Wright Brothers

1903

First Seaplane Flight - 1910

1910

First Jet Engine - 1937

1937

First Jet

1938

First Helicopter - 1940

1940

First Commercial Jet

1949

First Stealth Plane

1952

Sputnik

October 4, 1957

Harrier(first vtol)

1960 - 1969

1st Man in Space

April 12, 1961

Moon Landing

July 20, 1969

Space Shuttles

1981 - 2011

ISS

1988