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Space & Astonomy > Space Shuttles


On 31st January, 1961,
 Ham the Chimp was sent into space onboard space mission Mercury-Redstone 2... Read more »

On 18th March, 1965,
 The first ever “space walk” was made by Alexey Leonov... Read more »

On 3rd June, 1965,
 Gemini 4 was launched, from which the first US spacewalk was made... Read more »

On 16th March, 1966,
 The world’s first orbital docking was achieved in the Gemini 8 spacecraft... Read more »

On 27th January, 1967,
 A fire on the Apollo 1 space mission killed the 3 astronauts onboard... Read more »

On 22nd January, 1968,
 The Apollo 5 lunar module was launched... Read more »

On 14th January, 1969,
 The Soviet Union’s Soyuz 4 spacecraft was launched... Read more »

On 3rd March, 1969,
 The first manned flight of the lunar module, Apollo 9, was launched... Read more »

On 18th May, 1969,
 The Apollo 10 space shuttle was launched... Read more »

On 13th October, 1969,
 The Soyuz 8 spacecraft was launched... Read more »