Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceHomework Help · 1 decade ago

What are some scientific events that happened from 1950-1965?

i need 20 events!!!! and fast!!! so if u cood help me that wood be great!!!! im doing a timeline and cant find anything!!! HELLP!!!

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    development and launch of Sputnik

    development of first Birth control Pill

    Human trials of Sabin's polio vaccine began in 1957 and it was licensed in 1962.

    Explorer 1, officially Satellite 1958 Alpha, was the first Earth artificial satellite of the United States,

    On May 5, 1961, astronaut Alan Shepard—one of the seven Project Mercury astronauts selected as pilot for this mission—became the first American in space

    The first Gemini flight with astronauts on board, Gemini 3, was flown by Gus Grissom and John Young on March 23, 1965

    Nautilus, the first nuclear submarine, On January 17, 1955, it began its sea trials

    UNIVAC supercomputer 1960 for or at

    AEC and Lawrence Livermore Labs

    # 1957 First vaccine for adenovirus-4 and 7

    # 1962 First oral polio vaccine

    # 1963 First vaccine for measles

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    First Transistor

    First Satellite

    First Manned Earth Orbit

    First Dogged Orbit

    Corvette Invented

    First Electronic Computer

    First Handheld Calculator

    Barbie Invented

    First Monkey in Orbit.

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    Confirmation of Hydrogen Bomb Programme by President Truman.

    Richard Lawler (US) performs the first successful kidney

    transplant at Loyola University.


    The first nuclear power plant is built by the US Atomic

    Energy Commission.

    The still camera is given a built in flash.


    Salk polio vaccine used to save humans from poliomyelitis infection.

    Clean Air Act 1952 - UK compulsory use of smokeless fuels

    The first plastic artificial heart valve is developed at Georgetown Medical Center.


    DNA the secret of life discovered by James Watson and Frances Crick.


    Boeing tests the 707, the first jet-powered transport plane.


    Narinder Kapany (England) develops fiber optics.


    Velcro fastening introduced to public.


    Sputnik 1 the first satellite to orbit the earth launched into space

    by the Russians. The space age becomes a reality


    The existence of the Van Allen Belt, a radiation belt surrounding

    the Earth, is confirmed by the Explorer I satellite.


    The microchip was invented, making way for future home computers.


    Echo I, the first communications satellite, is launched.


    Moscow announces putting first man in orbit around earth,

    Major Yuri A. Gagarin (April 12).


    Mariner II, the first interplanetary probe, reaches Venus.


    The first liver transplant is performed by F.D. Moore and T.E. Starzl.


    Ranger VII takes 4,316 high-resolution pictures of the moon.


    Soviet cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov performs the first spacewalk

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