Cold War Arms Race Space Race

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U.S Arms Race

Dropped the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

August 6 1945

Create H-Bomb

November 1 1952

Explodes lithium bomb

march 1 1954

Soviet Arms Race

Create Atomic Bomb

August 29 1949

Explodes lithium bomb

August 8 1953

Create H-Bomb

August 12 1953

U.S Space Race

V-2 Rockets

1936

Explorer 1 launched into orbit

January 31 1958

NASA

December 7 1961

Apollo 7 begin 10 day mission

October 11 1968

First men on moon

July 20 1969

Soviet Space Race

V-2 Rockets

1936

Launches Sputnik 1

October 4 1957

Sputnik 2 is launched with dog inside

November 3 1957

Luna 1 is launched

January 2 1959

Venera 4 transmits data about Venus

October 18 1967