Space Travel

by madi jackson

Who was the first man in space?

The first man to go into space was Yuri Gagarin, he was 27 when he went into space on April 12, 1961.

Who was the first woman in space?

Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to go into space, she went on June 16, 1963 and she was 42.

The worlds first artificial satellite...

"Sputnik" was the worlds first artificial sateillite. It was launched on October 5,1957.

Why John Glenn Jr. Was So Important

He was so important because he was the first American to lead us in the "space race".

Some Recent Major Space Projects...

First man made probe- August 25, 2012

First orbit of dwarf planet- March 6,2015

the First American In Space

Alan B. Shepard was the first American to go into space. he left on May 5,1961 and was in space for 15 minutes.

First person on the moon

Neil Armstrong was the first person on the moon and he got there on July 20, 1969.

The first U.S Space Station

Skylab was the first Space Station in the U.S and it started in 1973.

Current Project

The current project is I.S.S