Humans In Space    PAST, PRESENT, & FUTURE              BYHEATHER AVEDON AND JASON MILLER
1940’s 1942:   German V2, designed by Wernher    Von Braun, reaches 100km from    Earth’s surface 1947:   fruit flies ...
1950’s           1957:              October 4: Soviet Union launches               Sputnik 1, first satellite to orbit E...
1960’s 1961:    April 12: Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes     the first human to enter space and return     safely    Ma...
1960’s 1966:   May 30: Surveyor 1 makes a soft landing on the moon 1967:   January 27: 3 American astronauts killed du...
1970’s 1972:    March 2: Pioneer 10 is the first probe to reach     beyond the asteroid belt and take pictures of     Ju...
1970’s 1969:   July 16: Apollo 11 launches, carrying Neil Armstrong and Buzz    Aldrin. They become the first men to ste...
1980’s 1981:   April 12: Space shuttle Columbia’s    first launch. The space shuttle was    the first reusable aircraft...
1990’s 1990:   April: Hubble telescope launched as a joint venture between    NASA and the European Space Agency 1995: ...
2000’s 2004:   January: Spirit and Opportunity arrive on the Martian    surface. They continue to explore the Red Planet...
The Near Future: 2010s 2015: First lunar tourist;  plans have already been set  in motion by “Space  Adventures, Ltd”. Ph...
In Our Lifetime: 2020s – 2050s                  2032: First manned                   mission to Mars.                  2...
The Latter 21st Century: 2060s – 2090s   2060: Mining operation underway on the moon. Helium-3 rich surface is important ...
The 22nd Century: 2100s 2100-2149: Due to the rapid    growth of technological    advancements in space travel to    meet...
The 23rd Century: 2200s 2230: Antimatter fueled starships are developed, allowing  travel to other Earthlike planets up t...
The 24th to 28th Century: 2300s – 2700s 2350-2500: The terraformation of Mars is  completed. 2700: Venus’ terraformation...
Beyond the 28th Century… 1,000,000 CE: Faster-than-light travel is possible at this point in time; multiple galaxies have...
Works Cited Beary, H. (2010, January 27). India announces first manned space mission .          Retrieved December 2011, ...
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  1. 1. Humans In Space PAST, PRESENT, & FUTURE BYHEATHER AVEDON AND JASON MILLER
  2. 2. 1940’s 1942:  German V2, designed by Wernher Von Braun, reaches 100km from Earth’s surface 1947:  fruit flies launched into space to test the effects of space on animals 1949:  Albert 2, a Rhesus monkey, went 83 miles above earth in an American V2 rocket German V-2
  3. 3. 1950’s  1957:  October 4: Soviet Union launches Sputnik 1, first satellite to orbit Earth  November 3: Sputnik 2 launches with a dog, Laika, on board  1958:  January 31: U.S. launches Explorer 1 from Cape Canaveral, FL  October: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) created  1959:  Russian probe Luna 2 crash lands onSputnik moon
  4. 4. 1960’s 1961:  April 12: Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes the first human to enter space and return safely  May 5: American Alan Shepard enters space in the Freedom 7  May 25: JFK announces goal of sending astronauts to the moon by the end of the decade 1965:  August 21: Gemini 5 launches with Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad on an 8 day mission to test long term effects of space exposure Gemini 5
  5. 5. 1960’s 1966:  May 30: Surveyor 1 makes a soft landing on the moon 1967:  January 27: 3 American astronauts killed during launch pad test for mission AS-204 Surveyor 1
  6. 6. 1970’s 1972:  March 2: Pioneer 10 is the first probe to reach beyond the asteroid belt and take pictures of Jupiter 1973:  Russian space probe, Mars 2, explores Mars  May 14: U.S. launches Skylab, experimental space station Skylab 1975:  July 15: first international manned spaceflight, U.S. Apollo docks with Soviet Soyuz space station
  7. 7. 1970’s 1969:  July 16: Apollo 11 launches, carrying Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. They become the first men to step on the moon on July 20th 1977:  August 20: Voyager 2 launched to study Jupiter and Saturn, they continue to send pictures back to Earth today Aldrin saluting the flag
  8. 8. 1980’s 1981:  April 12: Space shuttle Columbia’s first launch. The space shuttle was the first reusable aircraft 1986:  January 28: NASA Space shuttle, Challenger, explodes shortly after takeoff Space Shuttle  February 19: MIR space station Columbia launching launches, first consistently inhabited, long-term space station
  9. 9. 1990’s 1990:  April: Hubble telescope launched as a joint venture between NASA and the European Space Agency 1995:  March 14: Astronaut Norman Thagard launched with Cosmonauts Vladimir Dezhurov and Gennady Strekalov aboard a Russian Soyuz to spend 115 days on Mir Hubble Telescope
  10. 10. 2000’s 2004:  January: Spirit and Opportunity arrive on the Martian surface. They continue to explore the Red Planet today. 2004:  September 30: SpaceShipOne becomes the first privately built craft to reach outer space. Spirit Mars rover
  11. 11. The Near Future: 2010s 2015: First lunar tourist; plans have already been set in motion by “Space Adventures, Ltd”. Physical contact with the moon will not be made, it will be viewed from roughly 62 miles above the surface. 2016: India’s first scheduled manned flight into space; first hotel in space unveiled by Orbital Technologies.
  12. 12. In Our Lifetime: 2020s – 2050s  2032: First manned mission to Mars.  2042: First manned missions to Phobos and Deimos.  2058: Radio telescope constructed on the moon.  2059: Mars has a permanent human residence.
  13. 13. The Latter 21st Century: 2060s – 2090s 2060: Mining operation underway on the moon. Helium-3 rich surface is important in supplying power for fusion. Expansion is of beginning bases is expected by 2070. 2085-2089: First manned flight to the Jovian system – the moons surrounding Jupiter.  2095: First manned flight to the Saturnian system
  14. 14. The 22nd Century: 2100s 2100-2149: Due to the rapid growth of technological advancements in space travel to meet the demands of mining corporations, the commercial industry undergoes a tremendous jump in popularity, as it is less costly. 2110: The process of terraforming Mars begins. 2130: Civilian moon settlement plans are put into action. 2150: Interstellar travel is becoming realized; though, most flights are unmanned by humans. 2170: First kilometer sized space station is complete – home to hundreds of humans.
  15. 15. The 23rd Century: 2200s 2230: Antimatter fueled starships are developed, allowing travel to other Earthlike planets up to one hundred light years away. 2260: Accelerated development of the solar system takes hold.
  16. 16. The 24th to 28th Century: 2300s – 2700s 2350-2500: The terraformation of Mars is completed. 2700: Venus’ terraformation has been completed.
  17. 17. Beyond the 28th Century… 1,000,000 CE: Faster-than-light travel is possible at this point in time; multiple galaxies have been explored and numerous forms of extraterrestrial life have been encountered.
  18. 18. Works Cited Beary, H. (2010, January 27). India announces first manned space mission . Retrieved December 2011, from BBC News: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8483787.stm CBS Interactive Inc. (2011, August 23). Space sojourns coming to our solar system in 2016? Retrieved December 2011, from CBS News Tech: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/08/23/scitech/main20096053.shtml Fox, W. (2008). Retrieved December 2011, from Future Timeline: http://www.futuretimeline.net/ Guevin, Jennifer. “Key Milestones In Space Exploration.” CNET News. CBS Interactive, 1 October 2007. Web. 5 December 2011: http://news.cnet.com/Timeline-Key-milestones-in-space-exploration/2009- 11397_3-6210843.html “Key Dates In The History of Space Exploration.” Space Travel Exploration and Tourism. 7 April 2011. Web. 5 December 2011: http://www.space- travel.com/reports/Key_dates_in_the_history_of_space_exploration_999.h tml Space Adventures, Ltd. (1998). Retrieved December 2011, from Space Adventures: http://www.spaceadventures.com/index.cfm?

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