ARMS AND SPACE RACE TIMELINE

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US ARMS RACE

v2

1944

when the US got the contract with GE

Dropped the Atom bomb on heroshiema

6/6/45

Hydrogen bomb

11/3/1952

Tested the first hydrogen bond

DEW

1957

defense and early warning system

B52 bomber

1958

SOVIET ARMS RACE

Atomic bomb

1949

Soviets test the atomic bomb

Detonates Atomic Bomb

1949

The H bomb

1953

ICBM missile launched

1957

Soviet detenates Tsar Bomba

1961

US SPACE RACE

Explorer 1

1958

pioneer 4

1959

launched on and earth moon trajectory.

Tiros 1

1960

weather instrument into space

First American in Space

1961

John Glenn

1962

He orbits the Earth three times

Man on the Moon

7/20/1969

Neil Armstrong first man on the moon

SOVIET SPACE RACE

Sputnick

1957

Sputnick 3

1958

Luna 1

1959

Luna 1 is launched into space, manmade object to orbit the sun

Laika into space

4/12/1961

First dog into space, but she didn't make it back alive:(

Valentia Tereshkova

6/16/1963

First woman in space