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The Space Exploration 1
By Gabriel Pimont-Nogues

  1. 4 October, 1957


    "The small Soviet satellite Sputnik 1 becomes the first object put in orbit by the Man."

  2. 3 November, 1957


    "The Russian dog Laika first living animal to be sent into space, who dies after a few hours aboard Sputnik-2."

  3. 12 April, 1961

    Yuri Gagarin

    "The first human is sent to space for an orbital flight, Russian Yuri Gagarin."

  4. 16 June, 1963

    Valentina Terechkova

    "The first woman is sent to space, Valentina Terechkova."

  5. 3 February, 1966

    The Moon

    "The Soviet probe Luna 9 gently settles on the floor of the Moon."

  6. 21 July, 1969

    Man on 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…”"

  7. 13 November, 1971


    "First orbiting another planet, Mars, from the Mariner-9 probe."

  8. 20 February, 1986


    "Orbiting of the first element of the Russian orbital station Mir."

  9. 25 April, 1990


    "The Hubble Space Telescope is launched to space."

  10. 20 November, 1998


    "The first module of the International Space Station (ISS) is being set up."

  11. 19 February, 2001

    Down of Mir

    "The Mir station is volontary destructed, being precipitated into the atmosphere and consumed there."

  12. 12 November, 2014

    Rosetta & Philae

    "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."

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