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US Arms Race

First Atomic bomb use.

1945

H-bomb first used

1952

Massive Retaliation

1954

ICBM Tech developed

1959

MIRV developed

1968

USSR Arms Race

Produced H-Bomb

1953

First ICBM missile launched by USSR

1957

Soviets detonate Tsar Bomb

1961

Defensive ABM system created

1968

US Space Race

Explorer 1 launched

January 31, 1958

Explorer 2 launches and fails

March 5, 1958

Vanguard 1 is launched

March 17, 1958

NASA is formed

October 1, 1958

Discovery XIV is launched

August 18, 1960

USSR Space Race

Sputnik 1 launched

October 4, 1957

Sputnik 2 launched

November 3, 1957

Sputnik 3 is launched

May 15, 1958

Luna 1 launched, first man made object made to the moon

January 2, 1959

Luna 2 is launched

September 12, 1959