By: Royal Evans

The Space Race Begins

Three months into the International Geophysical Year [IGY] the National Academy of sciences, in Washington DC had a conference. The conference was to organizes how there going to plan to launch a rocket.

The First Space Race Launched

The first Space Race reveals the inside story of an awesome adventure with world-altering stakes. From 1955 through 1958, American and soviet engineers battled to catch the worlds image by successfully launching the WORLD'S!!!! FIRST SATELLITE.
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The end of the space Race

On July 17, 1975,a us Apollo capsule carrying a three man group docked with a soviet Soyuz capsule. Carrying a two man group, marking the first time two different countries meeted in space also ended the ''Space Race'' that came before it.