First in Space

    Yuri Gagarin – The First Man in Space

    Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was a Russian-Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He was the first human to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on 12 April 1961. Yuri...

    Milestones in Space Exploration

    Milestones in Space Exploration Date Mission Achievements Country/ Organization Mission Name 1931 First German military liquid-fuelled rocket engines developed Germany Walter Riedel 10 May 1946 First space research flight (cosmic radiation experiments) United States captured and...

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