50 years of space exploration

Following the successful test flight of NASA’s Ares I-X rocket on 28th October, it’s interesting to see this diagram that depicts the nearly 200 lunar, solar and interplanetary space missions that have been undertaken in the last 50 years.

http://books.nationalgeographic.com/map/map-day/

There’s a better image here

http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamcrowe/4002050596/sizes/o/

[Thanks to CL for this suggestion]

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