One-time test pilot Neil Armstrong stood next to an X-15, an experimental rocket-powered aircraft. NASA/File
Astronaut Virgil I. Grissom climbs into 'Liberty Bell 7' spacecraft the morning of July 21, 1961. Backup Astronaut John Glenn assists in the operation. The Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) successfully launched the Liberty Bell 7 at 7:20 am EST on July 21, 1961. MR-4 was the second in a series of successful US manned suborbital flights. NASA/File
Apollo 8 becomes the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon in 1968. NASA/AP/File
On Feb. 7, 1984, Bruce McCandless performs man’s first untethered spacewalk from the Challenger space shuttle. NASA/AP/File
The Challenger crewmember remains are being transferred from 7 hearse vehicles to a MAC C-141 transport plane at the Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility for transport to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. NASA/File
Astronaut Rick Linnehan works on the International Space Station during a spacewalk. NASA/File
A portion of the International Space Station photographed by a space walking astronaut during the STS-128 mission on Sept. 3, 2009. NASA/AP/File
Mission control workers at the Johnson Space Center in Houston monitor all human spaceflight for the US, including shuttle missions and activities aboard the space station. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
Photographers take pictures of the space shuttle Endeavour, scheduled for its last launch on April 29, at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It will ferry six crew members to the International Space Station. Joe Skipper/Reuters
The last crew of space shuttle Endeavour, including mission commander Mark Kelly (front, waving), the husband of US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in Arizona in January. Ms. Giffords was expected to attend the launch. Terry Renna/AP
A private company unveils a drawing of a rocket it is building to lift cargo into space in the postshuttle era. SpaceX/Reuters
It remains to be seen whether Syriza had enough seats to govern outright or would have to seek support from other parties. In any event, the win by the radical left group could shake up the eurozone.
ByElena Becatoros, Nicholas Paphitis, and Demetris Nellas, Associated Press
A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting the stage for a showdown with the country's international creditors that could shake the eurozone.