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Spaceflight (also written space flight) is ballistic flight into or through outer space. Spaceflight ... Von Braun's V-2 was the first rocket to reach space, at an altitude of 189 kilometers (10...

First Launch | NASA

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A new chapter in space flight began in July 1950 with the launch of the first rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla: the Bumper 2, an ambitious two-stage rocket ...

When was the first rocket launched into space? | Cool Cosmos

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The first rocket which could fly high enough to get into space was the V2 missile which was first launched by Germany in 1942. The first rocket which actually ...

Russia Honors First Person in Space With Rocket Launch - Space.com

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Apr 4, 2011 ... NASA astronaut Ron Garan poses in front of the booster for the "Yuri Gagarin" Soyuz spacecraft that will carry him and two Russian ...

First Rocket to "Officially" Reach Outer Space - This Day in Tech ...

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February 24, 1949. The first US rocket to reach outer space (Bumper 5) is launched from the White Sands Proving Grounds in New Mexico. The rocket was a ...

Who launched the first rocket successfully into the space? | How ...

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Mar 29, 2016 ... A: It is debatable who invented the first rockets that went into space. Some claim that the first rocket was launched into space in 1942 by ...

Timeline of Rockets - Satellites and Astronauts - Inventors - About.com

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First successful Vanguard launching. Discovery of the Van Allen Zone Tests with Pioneer rockets (pre- lunar probes). US Congress Space Act established NASA ...

The first rockets launched into space from Sweden

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The first rockets launched into space from Sweden. Sven Grahn, Sollentuna, Sweden. The year was 1961. In April Gagarin circled the earth. On May 25 ...

Who invented the first space rocket? | Reference.com

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The first rocket to go into space was created by a team of German scientists, led by Wernher von Braun. It was a V-2 rocket used by Germany in World War II.

Falcon 9 | SpaceX

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As the first rocket completely developed in the 21st century, Falcon 9 was ... Falcon 9 delivers payloads to space aboard the Dragon spacecraft or inside a ...

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German rocket is 1st to reach space, October 3, 1942 | EDN

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Oct 3, 2015 ... On this day in tech history, the German V-2/A4 rocket became the first known man -made object to reach space. After World War II, the designs ...

Rockets: A History - Space.com

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May 2, 2015 ... Today, rockets routinely take astronauts into space, launch satellites and do tests ... It appears that the first rocket propulsion systems were used ...

First Successful U.S. Rocket Launch into Space | How Things Fly

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The Jupiter C, America's first successful space vehicle, launched the free world's first scientific satellite, Explorer 1, into orbit on January 31, 1958. The Explorer I ...