space race

Timeline created by acronister2016
  • sputnik 1

    first atifical satellite
  • Alan B. Shepard

    became the first U.S citizen in space
  • yuri a. Gagarin

    he became the first human in space
  • mariner 2

    verified high temperatures in venus's atmosphere
  • john Glenn

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

    landed gently on the moon's surface, indicating that the moons surface could support spacecraft and humans
  • Neil Armstrong

    Apollo 11 landed on moons surface. he became the first human to step on the moon
  • pioneer 10

    sent back photos of Jupiter first probe to encounter an outer planet