[VIDEO] A Quick History of Space Exploration
Posted: August 18, 2016 Filed under: History, Mediasphere, Science & Technology, Space & Aviation | Tags: Antares (rocket), Astronaut, Communications satellite, CubeSat, Earth, Earth's orbit, Falcon 9, Federal Aviation Administration, Florida, International Space Station, Moon Express, NASA, Rocket launch, Space Exploration, SpaceX, Wallops Island
Orbital Sciences will once again attempt to rendezvous with the International Space Station when it launches the Cynus spacecraft aboard its Antares rocket, shown here in a file photo of an earlier launch. Photo courtesy Orbital Sciences
Artist’s concept of the new SpaceX Dragon, which may one day fly from Brownsville, Texas (Image: SpaceX)
From the first rocket launch in 1926 to Gagarin, Armstrong, Hubble, Curiosity and beyond, take a fast ride through the 90 years of human space exploration.
Editor: David Peterson
Music: Human Legacy, by Ivan Torrent
Poster Credits: NASA/JE Wallace/Bill Ingalls/SpaceX/David Peterson