"The small Soviet satellite Sputnik 1 becomes the first object put in orbit by the Man."
"The Russian dog Laika first living animal to be sent into space, who dies after a few hours aboard Sputnik-2."
"The first human is sent to space for an orbital flight, Russian Yuri Gagarin."
"The first woman is sent to space, Valentina Terechkova."
"The Soviet probe Luna 9 gently settles on the floor of the Moon."
"First steps of the Man on the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission, carried out by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, “a small step for Man a giant leap for Mankind…”"
"First orbiting another planet, Mars, from the Mariner-9 probe."
"Orbiting of the first element of the Russian orbital station Mir."
"The Hubble Space Telescope is launched to space."
"The first module of the International Space Station (ISS) is being set up."
"The Mir station is volontary destructed, being precipitated into the atmosphere and consumed there."
"The spacecraft Rosetta is placed in orbit around a comet and sends a small lander, Philae, to analyze the composition of its soil and its structure."