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U.S. Arms race

when U.S. dropped Atomic bomb on Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

U.S. Tests first atomic bomb underwater

july 25, 1946

U.S. has 369 working atomic bombs ready to use

1950

Truman approves the H- Bomb

january 30, 1950

bomb accurate at 6,000 miles and would hit the target within a 1 mile radius

june 11, 1957

Soviet Union Arms race

USSR takes of Czechoslovakia

february 25, 1948

Soviet Union tests atomic bomb known as JOE 1 standing for Joseph Stalin

August 29, 1949

Has a succesful H- Bomb

August 12, 1953

Tsar Bomb created by the Soviets was the strongest hydrogen bomb known to man

october 30, 1961

U.S. Space race

Explorer 1 satelight successfully launched into space

January 31, 1958

NASA is formed

October 1, 1958

Tiros was the first successful weather satelight launched

April 1, 1960

John Glenn orbits earth 3 times

February 20, 1962

Neil Armstrong walks on the moon

July 20, 1969

Soviet Union Space Race

USSR launches sputnik 1

October 4, 1957

Luna 1 is launched to orbit sun

January 2, 1958

Yuri orbits earth and is first man in space

April 12, 1961

Vinera 4 enters Venus atmosphere

October 18, 1967

First Soviet SpaceCraft docking

January 16, 1969