• Rockets of the “Space Race”
  • Nov. 14-24: The Apollo-12 expedition to the Moon.
  • Jan. 31-Feb. 9: The Apollo-14 expedition to the Moon.

Jan. 2: The , the first spacecraft to escape Earth orbit, is launched.

July 26-Aug. 7: The Apollo-15 expedition to the Moon.

April 16-27: The Apollo-16 expedition to the Moon.

Feb. 23: The Atlas-Agena rocket launched the Ranger-1 spacecraft into the Earth orbit.
The Soviet Union launched the first Sputnik satellite on October, 4 1957, ushering in the age of space exploration and kicking off an intense space race with the United States.

May 25-June 22: The 1st expedition to the Skylab space station.

Nov. 18: The Atlas-Agena rocket launches Ranger-2 spacecraft into the Earth orbit.
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July 29-Sept. 25: The 2nd expedition to the Skylab space station.

March 29: McDonnell delivered the first mockup of the Gemini spacecraft for inspection to NASA.
March 2: The UR-500K rocket launches the L1 spacecraft into a test flight announced as . Its reentry capsule self-destructed during the reentry.

October 12: The first three-member crew orbits Earth onboard the Voskhod spacecraft.
Nov. 12: In the wake of the Apollo-7 success, NASA publicly disclosed its decision to send the Apollo-8 spacecraft on a circumlunar mission in December 1968. ()


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Aug. 28: A Little Joe II rocket launches a mockup of the Apollo spacecraft and its escape system to an altitude of 7,320 meters from White Sands, NM, reaching the speed of 1.1 Mach and the range of 15 kilometers.

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The Soviet Union launched the first Sputnik satellite on October, 4 1957, ushering in the age of space exploration and kicking off an intense space race with the United States.

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The Soviet Union launched the first Sputnik satellite on October, 4 1957, ushering in the age of space exploration and kicking off an intense space race with the United States.

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On April 12, 1961 the Soviet Union scored another milestone in the space race when cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person to orbit the earth.