Arms and Space race timeline C.W

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US Space Race

Dropped A bomb on Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

expolorer 2 is launched but fails to orbit

1958

John F Kennedy is elected president

november 8 1960

John glenn orbits the earth 3 tiems

feb 20 1962

NASA selects its 2nd group of astronauts

sept 17 1962

US Arms Race

Truman approves H bomb

january 30 1950

V2 Rocket

July 24 1950

H-bomb castle bravo test

march 1 1954

Us atlas missle development

june 11 1954

cuban missle crisis

oct 14 1962

Soviet Union Space Race

sputnik 3 is launched

may 15 1958

lunar 1 is launched first man made satellite to orbit the earth

jan 2 1959

Luna 2 is launched impacting on the moon

sept 12 1959

luna 3 translunnar satellite

oct 4 1959

first space walk is made

march 18 1965

Soviets Arms Race

detonates their first atomic bomb

1949

first icbm missile launched

1957

detontate tsar bomb

1961

develops defensive ABM system

1968