What was the first object launched into space?

Answer Sputnik 1 was the first man-made object launched into space. It was 22.8 inches in diameter and weighed 183.9 pounds. Sputnik 1 was launched by the former Soviet Union on Oct. 4, 1957, and began wh... Read More »

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What was the first space shuttle launched into space?

NASA sent new horizon (that's the space vehicle)and it is supposed to land on Pluto in 2015

What was the first international space station modules launched into orbit?

The first ISS module launched is the Zarya module of the Russian section of the station. It was launched last 20 November 1998 on a Russian Proton launcher.

Who was the first astronaut to be launched into space in 1983?

It's a four way tie. The first manned space flight of 1983 was the crew of STS-6. commander Paul Weitz, pilot Karol Bobko, mission specialist Donald Peterson and Story Musgrave arrived in orbit on ... Read More »

When was the first woman launched into space?

Im pretty sure it was Valentina Vladimirovna Nikolayeva Tereshkova but dont quoete me on that. Why not google it?