Timeline created by cmsnorth
  • space travel (no exact date)

     space travel (no exact date)
    In 1903, (no exact date) a russian teacher came up with an idea to use rockets for space travel.
  • First person on the moon

    First person on the moon
    Yuri Gagarin is the first man ever to go into outer space.
  • sputnik 1

    sputnik 1
    Sputnik 1 was the very first satellite to ever go into space and was launched by the soviet Union.
  • Sputnik 2

    Sputnik 2
    Sputnik 2 Carried the dog Laika for 7 days in orbit, is launched and stays in orbit until April 13, 1958.
  • Luna 1

    Luna 1
    The Luna 1 is the first man-made satellite to orbit the moon.
  • Ranger 7

    Ranger 7
    The Ranger 7 gives the first close-up pictures of the moon.
  • Soviet Zond 5

    Soviet Zond 5
    Soviet Zond 5 is the first spacecraft to orbit the Moon and come back.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    Apollo 11 was launched and the crew went to the moon.
  • Neil Armstrong

    Neil Armstrong
    Neil Armstrong was the first man to step foot on the moon.
  • Salyut 7

    Salyut 7
    Salyut 7 falls from the orbit and burns up over Argentina.