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Sputnik satellite blasts into space

10/4/1957

Russians launch dog into space

11/3/1957

Monkey lost after space flight

12/13/1958

Monkeys survive space mission

05/28/1959

Soviets launch rocket at the Moon

09/12/1959

World glimpses far side of the Moon

10/26/1959

Radio telescope makes space history

03/14/1960

Shepard becomes first US astronaut

05/05/1961

First US rocket lands on Moon

04/26/1962

Soviets launch first woman into space

06/16/1963

space probe crash into Moon

04/24/1965

First US space probe lands on Moon

06/02/1966

Three astronauts die in Apollo 1 tragedy

01/27/1967

Russian cosmonaut dies in space crash

04/24/1967

First all-British satellite 'Ariel 3' launched

05/05/1967

Second Apollo mission lands on Moon

11/19/1967

Apollo 10 gets bird's eye view of Moon

05/22/1969

Man takes first steps on the Moon

07/21/1969