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    • The Space Race Ryan Campor
    • When Did It Start?
      • Rockets
        • Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
    • Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
    • When Did It Start?
      • Rockets
        • Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
          • A Russian school teacher, developed the basic theory of rocket propulsion.
        • Robert Goddard
    • Robert Goddard
    • When Did It Start?
      • Rockets
        • Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
          • A Russian school teacher, developed the basic theory of rocket propulsion.
        • Robert Goddard
          • Launched the world’s first successful rocket on March 16, 1926 in Massachusetts
        • Sergey Korolev
    • Sergey Korolev
    • When Did It Start?
      • Rockets
        • Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
          • A Russian school teacher, developed the basic theory of rocket propulsion.
        • Robert Goddard
          • Launched the world’s first successful rocket on March 16, 1926 in Massachusetts
        • Sergey Korolev
          • Chief Designer of the Soviet Rocket Program
            • Developed the R-7 Rocket
    • When Did it Start?
      • World War 2
        • Wernher von Braun.
    • Wernher von Braun
    • When Did it Start?
      • World War 2
        • Wernher von Braun
          • German rocket scientist, designed V-2 rockets.
            • First operational V-2 rocket fired against Paris on September 6, 1944.
            • Even though a former Nazi in WW2, helps America with future rocket building.
        • Atomic Bomb
          • The creation of the A-Bomb created an arms race between the United States and the Soviet Union.
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    • Soviet Union Takes the Lead
      • The Sputnik 1 Satellite
        • October 4, 1957
          • Soviet Union launches the first satellite into space.
          • Begins the Space Race
          • Orbits Earth every 96 minutes
          • Important propaganda victory for the Soviet Union and their leader, Nikita Krushchev
          • Many Americans viewed the Sputnik as a symbolic nuclear weapon
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    • Sputnik 2: First Crew in Space
      • Launched November 3, 1957
      • 1 person crew
        • Dog named Laika
    • Explorer 1
      • Launched January 31, 1958
      • First satellite launched by U.S.
    • First Man in Space
      • April 12, 1961
        • Soviet Union rocket Vostok 1 becomes the first manned space rocket.
          • Piloted by Yuri A. Gagarin
        • Made a single orbit around the Earth, his flight lasting only 1 hour and 48 minutes.
        • Orbited at a speed of 17,000 mph.
        • Another great propaganda victory for the Soviet Union.
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    • Kennedy’s Goal
      • "I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth. No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more important for the long range exploration of space and none will be so difficult or expensive to accomplish...."
            • President John F. Kennedy
              • May 25, 1961
    • America Catches Up
      • Launch of Freedom 7
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    • America Catches Up
      • Launch of Freedom 7
        • May 5, 1961
        • Piloted by Alan B. Shepard
        • First manned space flight by the U.S.
      • Launch of Friendship 7
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    • America Catches Up
      • Launch of Freedom 7
        • May 5, 1961
        • Piloted by Alan B. Shepard
        • First manned space flight by the U.S.
      • Launch of Friendship 7
        • February 20, 1962
        • Piloted by John Glenn
        • First American to orbit the Earth
    • Space Failures
      • Apollo 1 – United States
        • January 27, 1967
        • Exploded during a testing routine.
        • Crew Members: Edward White, Gus Grissom, and Roger B. Chaffee.
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    • Space Failures
      • Apollo 1 – United States
        • January 27, 1967
        • Exploded during a testing routine.
        • Crew Members: Edward White, Gus Grissom, and Roger B. Chaffee.
      • Soyuz 1 – Soviet Union
        • April 24, 1967
        • Lost control and crashed during landing.
        • Piloted by Vladimir Komarov
    • Vladimir Komarov
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    • Achievements
      • United States First’s
      • Set endurance records
      • Leave Earth’s orbit
      • Orbit the Moon
      • Soviet Union First’s
      • Satellite
      • Dog in Space
      • Man in Space
      • Orbit the Earth
      • Three Man Crew
      • Woman (Valentina Tereshkova)
    • The End of the Race
      • Apollo 11
        • July 20, 1969
        • Crew: Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin.
        • First man to step on the moon was Neil Armstrong.
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    • The End of the Race
      • Apollo 11
        • July 20, 1969
        • Crew: Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin.
        • First man to step on the moon was Neil Armstrong
      • UNITED STATES WINS THE SPACE RACE!