According to the New Mexico Space Museum, Virgil "Gus" Grissom was the first man to travel into space twice. Unfortunately, before his third journey into space, he was killed in the Apollo 1 fire on January 27, 1967.Continue Reading
Gus Grissom was the pilot of Liberty Bell 7 atop Mercury-Redstone 4 on July 21, 1961. He returned to space in Gemini 3 on March 23, 1965. He was the prime choice of NASA program directors to be the first man on the moon before his death in the Apollo 1 accident.
The first woman to travel to space twice was the cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya, who flew missions to the Salyut 7 space station in August 1982 and July 1984.Learn more about Space Travel
The first person to travel to space was the Russian, Yuri Gagarin in 1961. Gagarin orbited Earth one time before re-entering the atmosphere and successfully returning to land. The entire trip took 108 minutes.Full Answer >
Judeo Christian religions believe that Adam was the first man on Earth and was created in man's present form by God, though scientists believe the first man on Earth actually evolved a couple hundred thousand years earlier.Full Answer >
Neil Armstrong was an American astronaut and was the first man to walk on the moon. He was the commander of the Apollo 11 mission in 1969, the first successful manned moon landing.Full Answer >
Neil Armstrong is an American astronaut who is famous for being the first man to walk on the moon. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took a step off the lunar landing module and became the first man to walk on the moon, collect samples and take photographs.Full Answer >