First in the World Science and Technology

* The first person in the world to land on the moon: Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E Aldrin Jr of USA (Armstrong was the first to set foot on the moon followed by Aldrin) - July 21, 1969.
* First man to enter space (or the world's first cosmonaut): Yuri Gagarin (Russian)
* The first returnable space shuttle: Colombia.
* The first disabled satellite repaired in space: Solar Max.
* The first unmanned moon-buggy to explore surface of the moon: Lunokhod-I (Russia).
* The first unmanned spaceship to have soft-landed and lifted off from the moon to return to earth: Luna - 16 (Russia) (Sept. 21, 1970).

* The first manned space vehicle to land on the moon: Lunar Exploration Module (LEM) nick named "Eagle".
* The first country to send men on the moon: USA.
* The first to launch earth satellite or "artificial baby moon": Russia.
* The first woman cosmonaut of the world: Valentina Tereshkova (Russian).
* The first person to float in space: Alexei Lenov (Russian).
* The first country to launch a cosmic space rocket towards moon: USSR.
* The first space rocket to hit the moon: Lunik-II.

* The first spaceship in the world to sample moon's crust: Surveyor-3 (USA).
* The first space vehicle to soft-land on Moon: Luna-9 (Russia).
* The first space vehicle to orbite the moon: Luna-10 (Russia).
* The first space-craft to leave solar system: Pioneer II.
* The first American manned spaceship to perform crew transfer in space: Apollo-9 (USA).

* The first manned spacehip to perform space flight round the moon: Apollo-8 (USA).

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