space race

space race

he Space Race was a 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), for supremacy in spaceflight

5 facts

1.unclamed space prob on the moon

2.soviet unionresponded to us annuncemats

3.the end of the space race was hard was over in december 1991

5.apollo 11 landed on the moons surface on july 1969

2 ways it affected texas

On September 12th, 1962 at Rice Stadium, President John F. Kennedy gave one of his most famousspeeches and possibly one of the greatest space speeches ever given. Towards the end of his speech he quoted the famous mountaineer George Mallory. “Many years ago the great British explorer George Mallory, who was to die on Mount Everest, was asked why did he want to climb i there, and new hopes for knowledge and peace are there. And, therefore, as we set sail we ask God’s blessing on the most hazardous and dangerous and greatest adventure on which man has ever embarked.” It was Kennedy’s leadership skills that exited the American public and sparked their interest in the Pace Race.The Space Race was one of the most significant events in U.S. and world History. Many things such as science, global economy and glob


By the mid-1950s, the U.S.-Soviet Cold War had worked its way into the fabric of everyday life in both countries, fueled by the arms race and the growing threat of nuclear weapons, wide-ranging espionage and counter-espionage between the two countries, war in Korea and a clash of words and ideas carried out in the media. These tensions would continue throughout the space race, exacerbated by such events as the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961, the Cuban missile

dates if event

1957 – 1975

what did they do

fter World War II drew to a close in the mid-20th century, a new conflict began. Known as the Cold War, this battle pitted the world’s two great powers–the democratic, capitalist United States and the communist Soviet Union–against each other. Beginning in the late 1950s, space would become another dramatic arena for this competition, as each side sought to prove the superiority of its

2 reason i picked this one

1 what the soace race was about it got started