SYDNEY & KALEY
- The space race was led by Russia in the 1950's but the U.S. followed behind them.
- Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space. He was from Russia.
- JFK said that we would have a man on the moon before the end of the decade.
- It was a part of the arms race, but also a fight to put the first craft in space.
- The space race effected scientific discoveries, the Space station, NASA, and technology
1950 1957 1958 1959 1961 1969______________________________________________________________________________________________
Space Race starts, USSR launches Sputnik 1, Sputnik 3 launched, Luna 1 is launched, Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space (Russia), Neil Armstrong is the first man on the moon
Person, and Hayley Edwards. "Impact of the Space Race." Prezi.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 May 2016.