RACE TIMELINE!

U.S. Arms Race

Creation of the Atomic Bomb

July 16, 1945

Dropped the first Atomic Bomb

August 6, 1945

US Developed H-Bomb

1951

US Tests H-Bomb

August 12, 1957

Creation of MIRV System

1968

Soviet Union Arms Race

Dropped their first bomb

August 29, 1949

Create H-Bomb

1953

Launched first ICBM missile

August 21, 1957

Create TSAR Missle

October 1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 1962

US Space Race

Launches first satellite

January 31, 1958

Trios 1 is launched

April 1, 1960

Alan B. Shepard: First American in Space

April 5, 1961

Lunar Orbiter: First Picture of Earth

August 14, 1966

Armstrong and Aldin are the first men to walk on the moon

July 20, 1969

Soviet Union Space Race

Launch of Sputnik

1957

Dog launched into space

November 3, 1957

Launch Luna: First man made object to orbit the Sun

January 2, 1959

Photographs of Moons Surface

October 4, 1959

Yuri Gagarin orbits the Earth

April 12, 1961