BEYOND THE PLANETS
ON JULY 20, 1969, ASTRONAUTS NEIL ARMSTRONG AND BUZZ ALDREN LANDED ON THE MOON.  ARMSTRONG WALKED ON THE MOON FOR ABOUT 2-1/2 HOURS.
SURFACE.
ON MARCH 2, 1972, PIONEER SATELLITE 10 WAS LAUNCHED.  IT IS NOW AT ABOUT 6.7+ BILLION MILES AWAY. (72 AU's) ITS SIGNALS REGISTER AT ABOUT 2.5 BILLIONTH OF A TRILLIONETH OF A WATT!

IT IS BEYOND OUR SOLAR SYSTEM...
AND WE ARE RECEIVING ITS SIGNALS!
ON OCTOBER 4, 1957, THE SOVIET UNION SENT THE SPUTNIK SATELLITE INTO SPACE, THE FIRST MAN-MADE SATELLITE EVER IN ORBIT.
ON APRIL 12, 1961, COSMONAUT YURI ALEKSEYEVICH GAGARIN ABOARD THE VOSTOK 1, WAS THE FIRST HUMAN BEING IN SPACE.  HIS FLIGHT WAS 89 MINUTES.
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