Who was the first US astronaut in space beyond the Earth's atmosphere and when did this space flight occur?
US Navy pilot and astronaut Alan Shepard (1923-1998) became the first US man in space when he flew a suborbital rocket flight in his Freedom 7 spacecraft on May 5, 1961. He flew approximately 303 m...
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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
Why did the first space shuttle go into space?
For you to ask the question.
What was the name of the first NASAs first space shuttle?
the basic aim now is to get a man to mars