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900's
Chinese invented rockets. Rockets were filled with gun powder
1200's
Chinese used rockets to launch arrows.
1600's
- Isaac Newton - developed theory

Prinicple of Rocket Flight
"For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction."
1800's
Russian's experiment with solid fuel rockets
1926
Robert Goddard - Invents rocket that uses liquid fuel and oxygen, so it can burn fuel in space.
1957
1st satellite send into orbit
1961 - April
Russian - YURI GARGAIN

1st person in space
1961 - May
American - ALLEN SHEPHERD

1st American in space
1966
American - JOHN GLENN

- orbited the earth 3 times
1969
American's - Apollo spacecraft

- landed on the moon

Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin
& Buzz Aldrin
1981
American - Space Shuttle "Columbia"

send into space and safetly returned