What is the name of two other space stations that have orbited earth in the past?
what is the name of the other two space shutles that have orbited earth? name both or and tell me how and why they did it. ...
What was the name of the first space station established in orbit of the moon?
No space station has orbited the moon. The first earth-orbiting space station was Skylab. ...
What is the name of the first artificial earth satellite and when was it launched?
Sputnik 1 - launched October 4 1957 (orbited until January 4, 1958)
Asked in Space Travel and Exploration
Name of first astronualt in space?
The first astronaut in space was Russian Yuri Gagarin in April 12, 1961 aboard the Vostok 1 that orbited the Earth. The first American in space, as well as the second person in space, was Alan Shepard on May 5, 1961. ...
Asked in Astronauts
What was the first American spacecraft carrying an astronaut to orbit the earth?
The first American spacecraft which orbited the earth was called The Mercury Friendship 7, and the astronaut was a famous person his name was John Glenn, he was a senator for many years later. ...
Name of the spacecraft that orbited the moon in December 1968?
According to NASA's website, Apollo 8 was the name of the spacecraft which was launched on December 21, 1968, 7:51 AM, orbited the moon, and landed in the Pacific Ocean on December 27, 10:52 AM. ...
Asked in History of Science, Mountains
What is the name of the second highest mountain on earth?
The second-highest mountain on Earth is called K2 and is located on the border of China and Pakistan. Other names for the mountain are Chhogori and Kechu. ...
Asked in Isaac Newton
Was isaac Newton was the first to propose that the earth orbited the sun?
No, not by 1800 years. The first person (at least, the first whose name has survived through history) to suggest that the Earth moved around the Sun was Aristarchus of Samos, the Greek astronomer and mathematician, about 2400 years ago. ...
Asked in Astronomy, Planetary Science, The Moon
Who was the astronut's who orbited the earths moon?
It wasn't actually an astronaut. It was a Russian cosmonaut by the name of Yuri Gegarin (I believe that is how his name is spelled). ...
Asked in Artificial Satellites, Astronomy, The Moon
Is the Skylab an artificial or natural satellite?
Skylab WAS an artificial satellite, as the name might imply. It was de-orbited and fell to Earth on July 11, 1979, scattering debris over the Indian Ocean and parts of Western Australia. ...
What is the name of the second Malaysian earth observation satellite that is soon to be launched?
Wikianswers is slow. Wikianswers are stupid!
Asked in Earth Sciences
Who was the first person ever to step foot on this earth?
adam (i think that is how you spell his name) from the bible. eve was his wife and the second person ever to step foot on this earth. ...