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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 ...

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 ...

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

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History of rockets timeline when did the first satellite launch and did we really land on ... Union stunned the world by placing the first satellite, Sputnik, into space.

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 ...

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 ...

Russia launches the first rocket from its brand-new spaceport | The ...

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Apr 28, 2016 ... Russian space agency Roscosmos has launched the first rocket from Vostochny Cosmodrome, the country's newest spaceport. Last night at ...

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 ...

The Rocket That Launched the First American into Space - Gizmodo

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May 5, 2011 ... But on May 5th, we remember the less-talked-about Alan Shepard, the first American to make it to outer space. And the rocket that got him there ...

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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 ...

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

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Apr 4, 2011 ... On April 4, Russia will launch three spaceflyers aboard a Soyuz spacecraft that has been christened the "Yuri Gagarin" to honor the cosmonaut ...

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 ...