COLD WAR

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US Arms Race

Dropped Atomic Bomb on Heroshima

August 6 1945

When we dropped the atomic bomb on Japan

August 6 1945

Trumen Doctrine & Marshall Plan

1947

NOTO is formed

April 4 1949

MAC gets fired

April 11 1951

Soviet Union Arms Race

Takes over Czch.

February 28 1948

Developed Atomic Bombs

August 29 1949

China became Communist

October 1 1949

Has a successful H-bombed

August 12 1953

TSAR Bomb

October 30 1961

Soyuz 4 & 5 perform the first Soviet spacecraft docking

January 16 1969

US Space Race

V-2 Rockets

1936

Explorer 1, 1st American satellite 2 carry equipment that led to discovery

January 31 1958

Explorer 2 is launched but fails to reach Orbit.

March 5 1958

The Vanguard 1 satellite is launched. It continues to functions for 3 years

March 17 1958

Pioneer 1 is launched to a height of 70,700 miles

October 11 1958

John Glenn orbits the Earth 3 times

February 20 1962

Soviet Space Race

Launches Sputnik 1

October 4 1957

Launches Sputnik 2; carried a small dog

November 3 1957

Luna 1 is launched; first man to orbit the sun

January 2 1959

Luna 2 is launched; Impacts the Moon; First man made object to do so

September 12 1959

Yuri Gagarin orbits the Earth once; becomes the first man in space

April 12 1961

Gherman titov spends a day in space aboard Vostok 2

August 6 1961

Cosmonaut Valentia Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space

June 16 1963

Satellite in space

1964

Alexei leonov spends 12 mins outsie of his Voskhod Spacecraft; first space walk

March 18 1965

Venus 3 is launch; First man made object to impact Venus

November 16 1965

Luna 9 becomes the first spacecraft to soft-land on the moon.

February 3 1966

Luna 10 becomes the first satellite to orbit the moon

April 3 1966

CVK is killed when parachute of Soyuz failed to open

April 24 1967

Venera 4 transmits data about the atmosphere of Venus

October 18 1967

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, The first man in the moon dies in plane crash

September 15 1968

Zond 5 is launched carried turtles around the moon&returned 6days later

September 15 1968