|1961||President Kennedy proposes Apollo program to Congress. |
"We choose to do these things not because they are easy, but because they are hard."
|1999||Launch of STS-96 - Rominger, Husband, Jernigan, Ochoa, Berry, Payette, Tokarev. |
ISS logistics flight.
|2009||Launch of Soyuz TMA-15. Romanenko, De Winne (ESA) and Thirsk (Canada), bringing ISS to 6 crew|
along with Padelka, Barratt, and Wakata they constitute Expedition 20.
|2011||Final spacewalk from a Space Shuttle. Fincke and Chamitoff, 7 hours and 24 minutes.|
162 Shuttle EVAs, starting on STS-6 in April 1983. 108 for ISS.
|1971||USSR Mars-3 Launched to Mars orbit.|
|2013||Launch of Soyuz TMA-09M. Yurchikin, Nyberg, and Parmitano to join ISS Expedition 36/37.|
|2014||Launch of Soyuz TMA-13M. Suraev, Wiseman, and Gerst to join ISS Experdition 40/41.|
|2016||Bigelow Expansion Activity Module (BEAM) attached to ISS Node 3 sucessfully pressurized and expanded.|
|1974||Luna-22 Launched to Lunar orbit. Mapping.|
|1966||Launch of Surveyer 1, first US lunar soft lander, transmitted 11,150 photos through 7-13-1966.|
|1971||Mariner-9 Launched to Mars orbit.|
|2008||Launch of STS-124, Discovery to ISS with Kibo Pressurized Module|
M. Kelly, Ham, Fossum, Nyberg, Garan, Hoshide (Japan) and Chamitoff (joining Expedition 17).
|2012||Return of Dragon C2+ spacecraft with ISS cargo. First return of cargo since decomissioning of Shuttles.|
|1970||Soyuz-9 Launch. Nikolayev, Sevastyanov. Set endurance record of 17 days.|
|1995||Spectr laboratory module docked to Mir.|
|2011||Landing of Endeavour, after STS-134, her last mission, on KSC runway 15.|
122,883,151 miles traveled, 4,677 orbits of the planet and 299 days aloft on 25 missions.
|1966||Surveyor-1 Touchdown on Moon. First US soft landing on the Moon.|
|1974||Luna-22 Arrives in Lunar orbit. Mapping.|
|1983||Venera-15 Launched to Venus.|
|1998||Launch of STS-91 - Precourt, Gorie, Lawrence, Chang-Diaz, Kavandi, Ryumin. |
Last US flight to Mir.
|2003||Launch of Mars Express, with Beagle lander on Soyuz-FG/Fregat.|
|2010||Return of Kotov, Creamer, and Noguchi aboard Soyuz TMA-17 after 166 days.|
|2010||Launch of SpaceX's first Falcon 9.|
|2017||Return of Novitskiy and Pesquet aboard Soyuz MS-03 after 198 days.|