Arms and Space Race Timeline

US Arms Race

July 16, 1945
July 25, 1946
January 30, 1950
November 1, 1952
June 11, 1957

Soviet Union Arms Race

August 29, 1949
August 12, 1953
October 30, 1961
1968
1972

US Space Race

January 31, 1958
March 5, 1958
March 3, 1959
April 1, 1960
August 18, 1960

Soviet Union Space Race

October 4, 1957
November 3, 1957
May 15, 1958
January 2, 1959
November 16, 1965