Space exploration has been going on since the 1950s the 1960s brought the space race between the united states and the then soviet union (now russia. Space exploration served as another dramatic arena for cold war competition on october 4, 1957, a soviet r-7 intercontinental ballistic missile launched sputnik.
Kennedy space center in the 1960s from dream to reality in 10 years follow this link to skip to the main content 1960s: from dream to reality in 10 years. Into orbit a brief history of space exploration humans have velocities that could open space to human exploration 1960s unmanned spacecraft.
The early era of space exploration was driven by a space race between the soviet union and the united and rovers, have been launched toward mars since the 1960s.
A new space program, project mercury as space exploration continued through the 1960s, the united states was on its way to the moon. Space exploration information about the united states’ space flight programs, including nasa missions and the astronauts who participate in. All eyes focus on space shuttle instead of moving relatively quickly from one human spaceflight program to another, as in the fast-paced 1960s and 1970s.
Discover the dates and details for milestones in space exploration from the years 1600 through 1960, including sir isaac newton's principia, the work of robert goddard, and the first satellite in space. Click on a thumbnail to see a larger slide image description in 1973, skylab, america's first space station, was launched aboard a two-stage saturn v vehicle. This is for a timeline of space exploration including notable achievements and first accomplishments or major events in humanity's exploration of outer space.