First steps First steps means the first steps of exploring spaceThe first satellites to explore space are Sputnik1 Sputnik2 Explorer6 Tiros1 and Echo1 The first living creature to go into space was Laika the dog who traveled in Sputnik2
Space RaceYuri Gagarin was the first soviet astronaut and the first human to explore space in April,12 1961 On May 5, 1961 Alan Sheaperd became the first American in space his space craft blasted off and came back down after traveling 302 miles. After the fail with Alen sheperd john Glenn a year later orbited earth 3 times in the friendship 7
Space Race Project Gemini was about people learning to live In space. The astronauts could leave their spaceships and float hundreds miles above earth They practiced docking an unmanned spaceship this was important because it would be used to land on the moon
To The Moon This chapter is about trying to get to the moon. The question was how would man land on the moon the answer was the Apollo program. They soon tested the spaceship that would soon take man to the moon but could it get them there? Apollo 8 proved that we could and Apollo 9 proved the astronauts to stay in orbit and test the spacecraft that would soon take man to the moon. The Lunar Module was built for one purpose only – to send two astronauts( Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin) down to the moon’s surface and back to their spaceship after the astronauts explored the moon they blasted of the moons surface and then they docked the ship and prepared for the trip back home
To The Moon Neil Armstrong at 4.17was the first man on the moon he took lots of samples of rocks and soil It was a small step for man and a huge step for mankind Unlucky 13 was supposed to land on the moon but on the way an accidental explosion damaged the ship it orbited the moon and came back down
The Space ShuttleThis chapter is about trying to build a spacestaion Since then America was ahead in the space race. Scientists hoped to build a space station . This would be a spot for astronauts to live and learn more about space. First they had to figure out how to get the astronauts, supplies and equipment to the space station the answer was the space shuttle this was the first spacecraft that could be used more than once. It took off like all other spacecrafts but it lands like a plane. All the shuttles were named Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis was the last shuttle built
Other Planets And Beyond This chapter is about other planets that no people have ever explored No human has ever explored other planets but unmanned spacecrafts have like the mars rovers. Cassini-Huygens spacecraft recently sent back pictures of Saturn largest moon Titan. It will soon land on Titan. The Hubble spacecraft is the largest telescope in the world
Answers Hot Q’sYes because it is a onein a lifetime thing Space travel is very expensive and dangerous isYes because she was a it worth it.living thing Was lakias death a waste.Yes because I don’t Would you make a goodfreak out a lot astronautI would explore space If you could explore space orbecause you could gosnorkeling in the sea the sea which would you choose.