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U.S. Arms race

Dropped Atomic Bomb on Heroshima

August 6, 1945

Trumen Doctrine & Marshall Plan

1947

NATO is formed

April 4, 1949

MAC gets fired

April 11, 1951

Has successful H-Bomb

November 1, 1952

Soviet Union Arms Race

USSR takes over Czch.

february 28 1948

Develope Atomic Bomb

August 29, 1949

China becoms Communist

October 1, 1949

Has successful H-Bomb

August 12, 1953

TSAR Bomb

october 30, 1961

U.S. Space Race

Explore satilite launched into space

january 31, 1958

NASA is formed

october 1, 1958

Tiros is the first successful weather satilite

april 1, 1960

John Glenn orbits Earth 3 times

february 20, 1962

Neil Armstrong walks on moon

July 20, 1969

Soviet Union Space Race

Successfully launch Sputnik into orbit

October 4, 1957

Luna 1 is launched into space to orbit the sun

January 2, 1958

Yuri Gagarin orbits Earth; first man in space

April 12, 1961

Venera 4 enters Venus' atmosphere

october 18, 1967

first Soviet spacecraft docking

january 16, 1969