Monthly Archives: May 2021Subscribe to RSS Feed
Surveyor 1 was the first uncrewed lunar soft-lander in the NASA Surveyor program. It gathered data about the lunar surface that was needed for the upcoming Apollo Moon landings
Apollo 10 launched on May 18, 1969, making it the fourth crewed Apollo program mission and the second crewed mission to orbit the Moon.
Mercury-Atlas 9 was the final mission of the Mercury program. The spacecraft, named Faith 7, was piloted by astronaut Gordon Cooper and completed 22 Earth orbits before splashing down in the Pacific...
Mercury Redstone 3
On May 5, 1961, Mercury-Redstone 3 became the first United States human spaceflight. It was the first crewed flight of the Mercury program, piloted by astronaut Alan Shepard.