By: Tim Beauvais
What is Aerospace?
Aerospace is the industry that researches,
designs, manufactures, operates, and
maintains vehicles moving through air and
1970: First NASA flight
1971: First soft landing on mars
1980: Voyager 1 flies past Saturn
1985: First Flight of Space Shuttle Atlantis
1986: Challenger accident kills 7 astronauts
1990: Hubble Space telescope deployed
1999: Mars polar lander is launched
2000: International Space Station Launched
2004: NASA Spirit Rover lands on Mars
NASA: An American Government agency that runs the
arm of the
Inc.: A database satellite network, made several satellites in
U.S. Military: The security and protection of NASA
Boeing: Builds the actual space shuttles that NASA uses.
Kodak: Helped design telescopes such as the Hubble telescope.
Every since the first space flight in 1970, Aerospace technology
has improved dramatically. It went from people flying on the
moon, then to mars, and other places. Also satellite technology
has helped the country grow. When NASA developed rovers
that went to mars that was a major advance in technology.
Rovers could go to different planets instead of humans.
Aerospace Technology Throughout Time
NASA’s biggest competition is the Russia Space
Program. Russia does everything that NASA does,
but it is kind of a competition to see who can be the
first to do what. An example of this is the race to