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1960's With NASA
Transcript of 1960's With NASA
Echo 1, 1a, and 2 are launched
A tragedy at NASA
Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee pass away when fire engulfed the interior of their spacecraft during a launch rehearsal on February 21, 1967.
Now that we had gotten a man in space, our new goal was getting to the moon and this was a step towards that goal with two man flights and have
our first space walk.
The Vietnam War
breaks out and the
nations youth is now
November 22 1963 President Kennedy is assassinated
End of the Era
Snoopy's creator has his WWI era sopwith Camel airplane to a rocket capable going to the moon
Coca-cola introduces a new drink
We have now been to space, did a space walk, now it time to land on the moon before time is up for America.
The Mercury Missions
To get a man
Our time in space
In the 1960's Russia and the United States were having a race to get into space first, though they were first in space, we were the first on the moon.
The 7 men of the mercury mission and Their spacecraft
Alan Shepard Freedom 7
Gus Grissom Liberty Bell 7
John Glenn Friendship 7
Scott Carpenter Aurora 7
Wally Schirra Sigma 7
Gordon Cooper Faith 7
What was the goal of these missions?
After the launch of echo 1 and it failed they launched echo 1a and it was successful with transcontinental and intercontinental communication.
The New nine
Elliot passed away four months before his launch in a plane crash
The spacecraft for the mercury missions was a cone shaped one manned spacecraft
There were 3 parts, the Command module, the service module and the lunar modual