First in Space in this World for all Competitve Examination

First in Space in this World: Very Short Notes for all competitive examinations.

First (Space) Date / Year Particular Name Satellite Name
First Animal in Space
03 November, 1957
Laika, The dog
Sputnik-2
First Man in Space
12 April, 1961
Maj Yuri Gagarin
Vostok 1
First Woman in Space
16 June, 1963
Valentina Tereshkova
Vostok 6
First person to walk in Space
18 March, 1965
Alexei Leonov
Voskhod 2
First woman to walk in Space
25 July, 1984
Svetlana Savitskaya
Salyut 7
First American in Space
05 May, 1961
Allan Shepard
MR-3 (Freedom 7)
First Man on Moon
20 July, 1969
Neil Armstrong
Apollo 11
First Indian in Space
02 April, 1984
Sqn Ldr Rakesh Sharma
Soyuz T-11
First US woman in Space
18 June, 1983
Sally Ride
STS-7 (Challenger)
First Space Tourist
28 April, 2001
Dennis Tito
Soyuz TM32/31
First Woman Space Tourist
18 September, 2006
Anousheh Ansari
Soyuz TMA9
First Indian Woman in Space
19 November, 1997
Kalpana Chawla
Spaceship Columbia
First Chinese in Space
15 October, 2003
Lt Col Yang Liwei
Shenzou V
First Chinese woman in Space
16 June, 2012
Liu Yang
Shenzou 9

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