Americans in space

By Roland O. Caldwell J.R.

10 facts about americans in space

1. Alan Shepard was the first american in space in 1961, But Yuri Gagarin was the very first human in space but he was Russian.

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2. Buzz Aldrin was in the Apollo 11 with Neil Armstrong and the rest of the crew to the moon in 1969.

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3. Neil Armstrong was in Apollo 11 with his crew and was the first man to walk on the moon.

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4. Guy Bluford was the first African American in space.

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5. Mae Jemison first African American woman in spaces.

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6. Sally Ride first American woman in space.

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7. John Glenn was the first American to orbit the earth for 4 hours & 56 minutes.

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8. Alexei Leonov was the first man to walk in space.

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9. sveatlana savitskya first woman to walk in space

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10. skott kelly went to space for a gravity experiment.

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