Cold War Races

Soviet Arms Race

August 29, 1949 - August 30, 1949
1954 - 1955
1958 - 1961
1961 - 1962
October 22, 1962 - October 30, 1962

US Arms Race

July 16, 1945 - August 15, 1945
1952 - 1953
1954 - 1961
1954 - 1955
October 22, 1962 - October 30, 1962

Soviet Space Race

Oct 4, 1957 - Oct 5, 1957
Nov 3, 1957 - nov 4, 1957
Sep 12, 1959 - Sep 13, 1959
Apr 12, 1961 - Apr 13, 1961
Mar 18, 1965 - Mar 19, 1965

US Space Race

Jan 31, 1958 - Feb 1, 1958
Oct 1, 1958 - present day
May 5, 1961 - May 6, 1961
Feb 20, 1962 - Feb 21, 1962
Jul 20, 1969 - Jul 21, 1969