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    The Space Race

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    The space race was an important time in history, for the U.S, USSR, and the rest of the world. Soon after World War II, the Soviet Union and United States began a global battle, communism against democracy. Space became a huge entity in the "war." Each side spend billions on besting each other's achievements in what later became known as the famous "Space Race." The Cold War was the United States capitalists, versus the Soviet communists. It wasn't an actual war, but more of a grudge, because there

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    The Space Race

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    attitudes significantly promoted the need for space exploration, and soon fueled a pursuit that altered history forever. The space race had many motivations and many things that kept the competition going. One of the main motivations was for military security. To have power in the world these countries needed to have missiles and rockets that could go higher, faster, and farther than their countries. These rivals needed to place themselves in space to have dominance over one another. They could

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    The Space Race

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    The Space Race was a competition between the Soviet Union and the United States for supremacy in space. From 1955 until 1975, both sides battled it out to be the leader in the competition. Fueled by the Cold War and other causes of the beginning of the race, the Soviet Union and the United States fought for authority in a very public manner through the media. There were many achievements at this time and it led the way for many great things to come afterwards. The origins of the Space Race can be

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    The Space Race

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    lot of progress. The Space Race began in 1955 when the Americans announced that they would start launching satellites into orbit. The Soviets took the US announcement as a challenge and established a group whose goal was to beat the US in putting a satellite into orbit. Even though the United States started the competition the Soviets still won because they launched the first successful satellite into orbit, put a dog into outer space and also put the first man into outer space. Some might say that

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    The Race to Space

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    The Race to Space The tension that existed between the U.S. and Russia during the years after WWII was not only a time that both countries patiently tried to keep the world from another war, but was also a time of great rivalry in the exploration of space. As both counties diligently experimented with plans for creating a way to get into the vastness of space, spies on both sides were already in place to steal those ideas. And so the space race begun. Both countries wanted to be the first

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    The Space Race

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    the entire world. The Space Race, a three decade long sprint for interplanetary supremacy between the United States of America and the Soviet Union, was a series of such events. From the late 1950’s until the early 1970’s, the two competing countries went head to head in order to assert their dominance. The discoveries and victories span a relatively short period of time but, stand as a benchmark of discovery that changed the way the world operates as a whole. The Space Race came during an era of

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    Space Race

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    ancient civilizations to the modern day world, our obsession of going into space has grown from studying the stars to actual exploration of space. We have come a long way since primitive charts of constellations. From telescopes to satellites, we as a population have progressed greatly in the world of technology. In a mere forty years, we have had more technological advances than the Industrial Revolution. The Space Race has affected our everyday lives; we use the same technology that the astronauts

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    Essay On The Space Race

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    1957, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R) launched Sputnik 1 into space, unintentionally also launching a contest between the two greatest nations for technological supremacy, also known as the ‘space race’. This race, just under two decades, would transform technology in medicine, communication, safety, and comfort, into what we know today. This is the beginning of the space age. Prior to the space race, technology in the U.S. could be considered what we would now call primitive. Color

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    History: The Space Race

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    The Space Race was a race involving the Soviet Union and the U.S which was a race to be the first in space. They wanted supremacy of space and the first on the moon a little into the race. This race started after WW2 when both realized that rockets were important in military combat. The Space Race was a time of new discoveries but also a time of hardship and failure. The Space Race included many great accomplishments and discoveries that would not have happened if it were not for the race. The U

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    The Space Race was successful in that the goal of reaching the moon was achieved. This race also allowed the United States to advance past the Soviet Union. Some may think these accomplishments were worth the risks and the costs, but others feel that we wasted money and risked and lost lives that shouldn’t have been put at risk in the first place. The costs of the Space Race were far greater than the motivations and benefits. The Space Race all began when the Soviets launched up the satellite Sputnik

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