We find out how America’s space agency started out
How one dog went from being a stray on the streets of Moscow to the first animal to orbit the Earth
We know it was a competition during the 20th Century, but what was the end result?
The man without whom NASA might never have made it to the Moon.
Did this Soviet cosmonaut crash back to Earth screaming in rage at his superiors?
We’ve been a space-faring species for over half a century thanks to Yuri Gagarin, our first cosmic explorer
Who was the first person to go out into space alone?
What have we sent to the hottest planet in the Solar System?