Space Race

Timeline created by kmcgee16
  • Satellite

    the space age began when the former Soviet Union used a rocket.
  • Alan B. Shepard

    Became the first U.S. citizen to orbit Earth.
  • Yuri A. Gagarin

    He was the first human in space.
  • Mercury astronaut John Gleen

    became the first U.S. citizen to orbit Earth.
  • Surveyor

    landed gently on the moon's surface.
  • Pioneer 10

    was launnced in 1972.
  • Sputnik 1

    was the first artificial satellite to orbit Earth.