U.S Timeline

Main

U.S Arms Race

First U.S atomic bomb

1945 - 1955

Americans test H bomb

1952 - 1953

Massive retaliation

1954 - 1955

U.S develop ICBM tech.

1959 - 1960

U.S develops MIRV system

1968 - 1969

Soviet Unions Arm Race

First atomic bomb

1949 - 1950

Sputnik into orbit

1957 - 1958

Tsar bomb

1961 - 1962

First human space flight

1961 - 1962

Develop ABM system

1968 - 1969

U.S Space Race

First Solar powered satellite

1958 - 1959

First U.S Satellite

1958 - 1959

First photograph from earth

1959 - 1960

First passive communications

1960 - 1961

First imaging weather satellite

1960 - 1961

Soviet Union Space Race

First artificial Satellite

1957 - 1958

First animal in orbit

1957 - 1958

First Lunar spacecraft

1959 - 1960

First photos of moon

1959 - 1960

Animals/plants return from space

1960 - 1961