As part of our work on the 1960s, we have been learning about the Space Race.

Here are some facts we have learned!

Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in Space. She was from Russia. She worked with the Russian Space Agency called Roscosmos.

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Neil Armstrong was the first man to put his foot on the moon. He said the first words on the moon. “The Eagle has landed!” He also said “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

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Micheal Collins was the pilot of the Apollo 11. Apollo 11 was the spacecraft that landed on the moon.

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Buzz Aldrin was the second man to step on the moon.

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Here are some of our astronauts in Space!

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