General Awareness for various competitive examination
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1-The first person in the world to land on the moon- Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Adrin Jr. of U.S.A. Armstrong was the first to set foot on the moon followed by Aldrin. July 21, 1969.
2-The first woman cosmonaut of the world- Valentina Tereshkova.
3-The first spaceship which carried three American astronauts to land two of them on the moon- Apollo-11.
4- The first unmanned moon buggy to explore the surface of the moon- Lunakhod-1 (U.S.S.R.)
5-The first mission of a linking-up in space by manned spaceships of the U.S.A. and the Soviet Union- Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Mission (ASTP). It was launched on July 15 and linked up in space on July 17, 1975.
6-The first man to fly into space belonging to a country other than Russia or the U.S.A- Vladimir
7-The first Indian to go into space- Rakesh Sharma
8-Russia’s first spaceship with an international crew on board- Remek (Czechoslovakia).
9-India’s first scientific satellite- Aryabhatta
10-First European space probe landing on the surface of the Saturnian Moon Titan- Huygens (January 15, 2005).
11-The first space rocket to hit the moon- Lunik II.
12- The first American astronaut to make two space flights- Gordon Cooper (U.S.A.).
13-The first space rocket brought back to earth after orbiting the moon- Zond-5.
14-The first manned space vehicle to land on the moon- Lunar Exploration Module (LEM) nick-named –Eagle
15-The first American astronaut to float in space- Edward White
16-The first man to enter space- Major Yuri Gagarin (Russian).
17-The first cosmonaut to spend about 17½ days in space endurance flight- Adrian Nikolayev and Vitaly Sevastyanosov in Soyuz-9 (June 1, 1970).
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