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Explorer 1

Explorer 1

Explorer project 4 months after Sputnik US sent Explorer 1 into space.

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Mariner Project

Mariner Project

The Mariner Project was a series of US space probes build to provide information on the inner planets Mercury, Venus, and Mars.

Mariner 2 launched in 1962.

Many embarrassing disasters on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral.

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Mariner Project

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Voyager

Voyager

The Mariner Project was renamed

Voyager.

Voyager 1 launched from Kennedy Space Center September 1977. In 1980 it approached Saturn.

Voyager 2 launched from Cape Canaveral in 1977 also.

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Voyager

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Voyager

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Voyager

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Voyager

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Space Probes (Satellites)

Space Probes (Satellites)

Mariner

Viking 1 and 2 (summer 1976) 1st successful landing on mars. Designed to explore inner planets

Voyager 1 and 2 designed to explore outer planets

Galileo 1989 The 1st probe to orbit Jupiter and sent a smaller probe into its atmosphere. Launched from a space shuttle.

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NASA

NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an agency of the United States federal government, responsible for the nation's public space program. Established on July 29, 1958, by the National Aeronautics and Space Act.

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Space Centers

Space Centers

Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Mostly a manned spacecraft center. Established in 1965.

Kennedy Space Center Cape Canaveral Florida. Mostly a satellite and shuttle center.

Other places include Mississippi.

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Manned Space Program

Manned Space Program

Mercury Program

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Mercury Program

Mercury Program

The Mercury Program (1960 1962)

1st program to put an astronaut into space.

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