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This is an events timeline about astronautic history:
|27 May 1954
||Project of an artificial satellite
||Sergei Korolev write to Dmitriy Ustinov about a possibility to plan an artificial satellite (it will be th Sputnik I).
|4 October 1957
||Sputnik I launch
||the world's first Earth-orbiting artificial satellite. Begin the Space Race.
|3 November 1957
||the first living mammal to orbit the Earth
||the first living mammal to orbit the Earth and the first orbital casualty by Sputnik II.
|29 July 1958
||The USA create the National Aircraft and Space Administration
|12 April 1961
||the first human spaceflight
||Yuri Gagarin is the first man orbit around the earth by Vostok I.
|20 July 1969
||first man on the moon
||Neil Armstrong by Apollo 11 is the first man walk on the moon.
|12 April 1981
||Space shuttle first launch
||Columbia space shuttlewas the first spaceworthy space shuttle in NASA's orbital fleet.