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8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
8th Grade Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
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  • 1. Ch. 2 Sec. 2 The Space Program
  • 2. Ocean of Storms Sea of Tranquility
  • 3. Space Race
  • 4. Laika Laika, the dog, was the first living being to orbit the Earth in space. Laika died when the Sputnik 2 capsule overheated after four days or less in orbit. 
  • 5. Space Race rivalry in space exploration between US & Soviet Union
  • 6. <ul><li>ational eronautics </li></ul><ul><li> & </li></ul><ul><li>pace </li></ul><ul><li>dministration </li></ul>NASA
  • 7. Soviet Union : Sputnik I 40-pound sphere 1st artificial satellite Oct. 4, 1957 Yuri Gagarin 1st person in space- Vostok I <ul><ul><li>April 12, 1961 </li></ul></ul>
  • 8. United States Explorer I 1st American satellite January 31,1958 Alan Shepherd 1st American in space-Freedom 7 <ul><ul><li>May 5, 1961 </li></ul></ul>
  • 9. Thirty-six years later, on October 29, 1998 aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery, John Glenn became the oldest person to go into space at the age of 77-years-old. John Glenn 1 st American to orbit Earth- in Friendship 7 February 20, 1962
  • 10. Important events in moon exploration <ul><li>JFK speech- May 1961 </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo program-land astronauts on moon </li></ul><ul><li>Surveyor - landed on moon & did not sink </li></ul>Surveyor
  • 11. <ul><li>July 20, 1969 – </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo 11 landed on moon </li></ul><ul><li>Neil Armstrong-1 st man to walk on moon </li></ul>
  • 12. That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong
  • 13. moon rocks <ul><li>same minerals on Earth </li></ul><ul><li>when moon’s surface formed </li></ul><ul><li>moonquakes- center of moon may be molten </li></ul>
  • 14. Alfred (Al) Worden Apollo 15 July 26- August 7, 1971
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  • 16. new missions to moon <ul><li>2003- European Space Agency orbited unpiloted spacecraft to orbit moon </li></ul><ul><li>2004- US announced plan to put permanent colony on moon  Mars </li></ul>Planning a Voyage to the Moon
  • 17. You and your team will be creating a timeline that outlines the important dates of the space race & current space program. <ul><li>You must include 10 important events with dates, pictures and 1-2 sentences describing each event. </li></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li>satellite launches </li></ul><ul><li>people in space </li></ul><ul><li>space race </li></ul><ul><li>problems that the space program had </li></ul><ul><li>first landing on the moon </li></ul><ul><li>recent events in the space program   </li></ul><ul><li>EVERYTHING MUST BE TYPED </li></ul>
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