Space missions 
and events
from 1957 to the present

 

Iuri Gagarin

16/08/2021

Yuri Gagarin was born on March 9, 1934 in the Russian RSFS, USSR. Even though he was a normal man, he became one of the most famous Omani people at that time in all countries after his flight into space. Gagarin was the first man to ever fly in space and was the first to fly in Earth orbit....

Let's take a turn and tell you first all the expeditions on the Moon from 1962 to 1965 (those from 1960-1961 are in the other sections). NASA launched three more impact probes on the Moon: Ranger 3, Ranger 4, Ranger 5 on January 26, April 23 and October 18, all in 1962. The Soviet Union also launched Moon E-6...

Ham chimpanzee

15/08/2021

The researchers were impatient and wanted more missions with living beings in space. Even if they could not or still were not sure to send a man into space, they chose an animal. More precisely, a Cameron chimpanzee, born in the year in which Laika left the Earth's atmosphere, 1957. The chimpanzee was captured at one point and sent to...


The Soviet Union also made a flight near the Moon on April 15, 1960 with the space probe Luna E-3 No.1 and on April 16, 1960 with the space probe E-3 No.. Both missions were technically unsuccessful. The Americans followed with the Pioneer P-30 and Pioneer P-31, which were two space orbital probes launched on September 25, 1960 and...

In 1958, the United States sent its first satellite into space, called the Explorer built by German engineers, being one of the first best-performing satellites sent by the United States at the time. Pioneer 0 was the first spacecraft sent to the moon by the Americans on August 17, 1958. Then followed the Soviet Union, which sent a space probe...

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) is an organization of the United States government. NASA is responsible for the civilian space program and aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA was founded on July 29, 1958. He took over from NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) the research of the Committee as well as the...

Laika

15/08/2021

Laika is the first dog (female) to ever fly in space. It is also the first living being that left the atmosphere of Earth and reached space, making 9 rotations around the earth, then dying. She was born on August 10, 1954 on Earth and died on November 3, 1957 in space, being the first living thing to ever...