A Trip To Outer Space
By Nikolas Gonzales
This is Project Mercury it began in 1958 and ended in 1963.Project Mercury was the first major U.S. Project to establish a human presence in space. The objectives of this were to successfully orbit a manned spacecraft around Earth.To investigate humankinds' ability to function in space. And to recover both occupant and spacecraft. The names of the people were Walter H. Schirra, Jr., Donald K. Slayton, John H. Glenn, Jr.,Scott Carpenter; and Alan B.
This is Project Gemini it was the second human spaceflight program initiated by the U.S. Project Gemini consisted of 10 successful flights in 1965 and 1966. The objectives of Project Gemini were to gain astronaut experience with long duration space flights. And study the effects of weightlessness on astronauts during long flights.