The Space Race

Timeline created by dmalonso
  • Probe to the moon USSR

    Probe to the moon USSR
    explorer 6
  • 1st dog in orbit Laika

    1st dog in orbit Laika
    feamle dog-USSR
  • 1st American satelite to reach orbit

    1st American satelite to reach orbit
    It carried much equitment that led to the discovery of the Van allen radiation belt.
  • 2nd exploerer is launched but fails to reach to orbit

  • John F. Kennedy elected 35th president

    John F. Kennedy elected 35th president
    Promised to to get an American on the moon before the decade ends
  • Yuri Gagarin Orbits the eaarth, Becomes 1st man in space

    Yuri Gagarin Orbits the eaarth, Becomes 1st man in space
  • Gherman Titov spend a day in space

    Gherman Titov spend a day in space
  • President Kennedy gives speech promoting space program

    President Kennedy gives speech promoting space program
    asassinated on 1963 November 22nd
  • First woman in orbit

    First woman in orbit
    Valentina Tereshkova- Russian
  • Frank Borman and Jim lovell remain in spce for 14 days

    Frank Borman and Jim lovell remain in spce for 14 days
  • First probe to land on venus (USSR)

    First probe to land on venus (USSR)
  • US lunar orbit 1

    US lunar orbit 1
    takes 1st picture of the earth from the distance of the moon
  • Human on the moon by USA

    Human on the moon by USA
    Neil Armstrong
  • Apollo 13

    Apollo 13
    launched and suffered explosion mission aborted and crew came back
  • Satellite orbits another planet:Mars (USA)

    Satellite orbits another planet:Mars (USA)
  • Joint mission: USSR and USA

    Joint mission: USSR and USA
    last flight of an Apollo spacecraft, marked end of space race.