History of Flight

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History of Flight

History of Flight

1,000 BCChinese inventkite.

1,250 ADRoger Bacon writes aboutmechanical flight.

1,400 - 1,500leonardo da vincidesigns flying machineand parachute.

1785 Jean pierreblanchard and John jeffries cross the english channel byballoon.

1903 wright brothers make first powered,sustained,and controlled flight in a heavier than air flying machine.

1930 Frank WhittleBritish inventor, inventsthe jet engine.

1939 Germany's Heinkel 178 is the first fully jetpropelled aircraft to fly.

1947 Charles E. Yeager pilots Bell X-1 the firstaircraft to exceed the speed of sound in level flight.

1957 soviet union launches first man made earth satellite sputnik 1.

1961 soviet cosmonaut,yuri gagar, is the first man in space.

1962 John H. Glenn Jr is the first American to orbit earth.

1971 First space station, soviet salyul,is lauched into earths orbit.

1981 U.s. lauches the first reusablespacecraft, the Columbus shuttle.

1998 First two modules of the international spacestation are lauched and joined together in orbit.

2000 First crew arrives to take up residence in the international space station.


  • IsaacDewayne 7 years ago

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    This is a great timeline. You would have scored a 100 if you had turned it in on time.....65... Mr. Gatlin