Outer Space Treaty

Outer Space Treaty

The Outer space treaty of 1967 was a multi lateral agreement, governing the activities of states in the exploration and use of outer space .Key provisions included prohibiting nuclear weapons in space; limiting the use of the Moon and all other celestial bodies to...

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Apollo 1 Fire Kills 3 US Astronauts

Apollo 1 Fire Kills 3 US Astronauts

In January 1967, during a launch rehearsal test at Cape Kennedy, a fire in the cabin of the US Apollo 1 spacecraft killed all three crew members—Command Pilot Gus Grissom, Senior Pilot Ed White, and Pilot Roger B. Chaffee. Source: Wikipedia

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US Surveyor 1 Lands on  Moon

US Surveyor 1 Lands on Moon

https://youtu.be/FOWNrvvTIZM   In June 1966 Surveyor 1 landed in Oceanus Procellarum on the Moon, becoming the first U.S. spacecraft to soft-land on another world.

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Russian Venera 3 Lands on  Venus

Russian Venera 3 Lands on Venus

https://youtu.be/Rr9JCWOP9jk In March 1966 after a course correction, the Russian space probe Venera 3 crashed on Venus as the first space probe to hit the surface of another planet. Source: Wikipedia

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Russian Luna 9 Transmits Photos from Moon

Russian Luna 9 Transmits Photos from Moon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9GpfR2vpSs In February 1966, the Russian Luna 9 became the first spacecraft to achieve a survivable landing on a celestial body and return imagery from its surface. Source: Wikipedia

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Soviet probe crashes into Venus

Soviet probe crashes into Venus

In March 1966 the Soviet space probe Venera 3 crashed on Venus, becoming the first spacecraft to land on another planet's surface. Source: Wikipedia

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Venera 3 Space Probe

Venera 3 Space Probe

In November 1965 the Soviet Union launched the Venera 3 space probe from Kazakhstan toward Venus. In March 1966, it becomes the first spacecraft to reach the surface of another planet. Source: Wikipedia

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Hello, Americans. This is Paul Harvey!

Hello, Americans. This is Paul Harvey!

In 1965 Paul Harvey laced radio news with right wing opinions, hypnotic timbre, extended pauses for effect, heart-warming tales of average Americans and folksy observations that evoked the heartland, family values and the old-fashioned plain talk one heard around the...

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Mariner 4 Mars Photos

Mariner 4 Mars Photos

In July 1965, Mariner 4 passed within 6,118 miles of Mars, snapping 22 photographs of the planet and taking scientific measurements.  Source: Wikipedia

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Russian Cosmonaut Space Walk

Russian Cosmonaut Space Walk

https://youtu.be/fts1543xPRE In March 1965 Alexei Arkhipovich Leonov , a Soviet cosmonaut, became the first person to walk in space, exiting the capsule of the Voskhod 2 mission for 12 minutes and 9 seconds.

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Ranger 8 Hits Moon

Ranger 8 Hits Moon

  In February 1965 the lunar probe Ranger 8 photographed possible landing sites for the Apollo program astronauts before crashing into the moon. Source: Wikipedia

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Worlds Fair 1964

Worlds Fair 1964

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7Pdu9KXGnM&pp=ygUaMTk2NCBOZXcgWW9yayBXb3JsZCdzIEZhaXI%3D The 1964 New York World's Fair, representing 80 nations, took place at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York City.

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First Woman in Space 

First Woman in Space 

In June 1963 the Soviet cosmonaut, Vladimirovna Tereshkova was the first woman in space.

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First American in Space

First American in Space

In May 1961 US Navy aviator Alan B. Shepard, one of the original NASA Mercury Seven astronauts, made the first crewed Project Mercury flight in a spacecraft named Freedom 7. The Freedom 7 craft entered space, but was not capable of achieving orbit. Source:...

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Freedom Riders

Freedom Riders

Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated Southern United States in 1961 and subsequent years to challenge the non-enforcement of US Supreme court rulings that segregated public buses were unconstitutional. Source:...

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Yuri Gagarin: First man in space

Yuri Gagarin: First man in space

In April 1961 the Russian cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin became the first human to journey into outer space. Gagarin completed one orbit of Earth in the Vostok 1 capsule,  Source: Wikipedia

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HAM – The first Chimp In Space

HAM – The first Chimp In Space

In January 1961, the chimpanzee HAM (AKA Holloman Aerospace Medical Center) made history as the first primate to travel in space aboard a Mercury Redstone rocket on a sub-orbital flight for NASA. Ham’s flight lasted ~16 ½ minutes at a speed of ~5800 mph to a height of...

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TV Commercials 1960

TV Commercials 1960

https://youtu.be/3kHPFjEcsFE https://youtu.be/jCKxWQCs3f0 https://youtu.be/PZFoJiqmW2s https://youtu.be/zWIykzZ8cMg https://youtu.be/1p9Yz5aJPpI

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