On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space.
On April 19, 1971, the first Space Station, Salyut 1, was launched by the U.S.S.R..
On April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched into orbit.
On May 5, 1961, astronaut Alan Shepard became the first American to be launched into space.
On June 19, 1983 Sally K. Ride became the first American woman to travel in space on the shuttle Challenger.
On July 1, 2004, the Cassini Probe Arrived at Saturn.
On July 2, 1947, something crashed at a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico. Conspiracy theory says it was a UFO; the government says weather balloon. What do you think?
On July 4, 1997, the Mars Pathfinder probe landed on the surface of Mars. This small robotic rover examines the nearby terrain, sending back amazing images of the planet's surface.
On July 9, 1979 the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecrafts arrived at Saturn and began sending back extraordinary images of the ringed planet and its moons.
On July 14, 1965 Mariner 4 arrived at Mars and gave scientists their first views of the planet at close range.