How the Cold War Arms Race Fueled a Sprint to the Moon | Retro Report

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During the Cold War, a U.S.-Soviet space race took off with the launch of Russia’s Sputnik satellite, and culminated in 1969 with Apollo 11 landing the first humans on the moon. Lesson plan for educators: https://www.retroreport.org/education/video/the-cold-war-space-race/

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