Space Race

Timeline created by tkrech16
  • Sputnik I

    Spuntnik I was the first artificial satelite in space.
  • Alan B. Shepard

    Alan B. Shepard became the first U.S citizen in space.
  • Yuri A. Gagarin

    Yuri A. Gagarin was the first human in space. He orbited Earth and returned safely.
  • Mariner 2

    Its destination was Venus and it verifies very high temperatures in Venus's atmosphere.
  • John Glenn

    John Glenn became the first U.S citizen to orbit the Earth.
  • Project Apollo

    Apollo 11 landed on the moon's surface. Neil Armstrong was the first human to set foot on the moon.
  • Pioneer 10

    Its destination was jupiter and it sent back photos of Jupiter and was the first space probe to encounter an outer planet.
  • Viking I

    Its destination was Mars its orbiter mapped the surface of mars; lander searched for life on Mars
  • Magellan

    Its destination was Venus and it mapped Venus's surface and returned data on the composition of Venus's atmosphere
  • Voyager I and II

    Space Probes Voyager I and II were launched and are heading to deep space. These probes will explore beyond our solar systemas part as the voyager Interstellar Mission.