Space Race Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (4)

1,276 words, approx. 5 pages
Global Industry From the earliest forays into commercial space, competition has been fierce. The United States has an established lead in the design, construction, and marketing of satellites. At the ... Read more
2,221 words, approx. 8 pages
Space Race On October 4, 1957, Americans were stunned by the news that for the first time, an artificial satellite had been put into orbit around the earth—not by the United States, which had b... Read more
1,595 words, approx. 6 pages
The Space Race and the Cold War Overview At the end of World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union began a decades-long battle for political, military, and technological superiority. In the a... Read more
5,891 words, approx. 20 pages
Flying Into Space: the Race to Be First Although the race into space was driven in great measure by the Cold War (the prolonged conflict for world dominance from 1945 to 1991 between the United States... Read more