Project Mercury

The 1st human flight into space was very scary because nobody had ever done this before and nobody knew how to get a man into space.

If I was in Alan Shepherds shoes I would be really nervous because I would be the first man to ever go to space in the USA and something could happen I could die at any moment.

The U.S sent Ham a chimpanzee  into space for the first time

The Soviet Union sent the first Astronaut into space