space

learn about space

Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin

the first man went to space in 12 April 1961

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova

the first woman went to space in June 18, 1983
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Sputnik

the first artificial satellite was made in October 4, 1957
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john gleen

John Glenn made history again when, at the age of 77, he became the oldest person to travel in space.

Wernher von Braun

he served as director of the newly formed Marshall Space Flight Center and as the chief architect of the Saturn V launch vehicle

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recent space projects

ALASA stands for Airborne Launch Assist Space Access

The goal of Skylon, a project by UK company Reaction Engines, is to create a jet that can fly into space.

giant fishing net: Space debris is a big problem. There are hundreds of thousands of pieces orbiting Earth, and it poses a threat to satellites and spacecraft

Alan Shepard

he was the first american in space
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Neil Armstrong

the first person on the moon in July 20, 1969.
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sklab

Skylab launched on May 14, 1973
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International Space Station

major international space project
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