the space race

the space race between the united states and the soviet union would dominate the 60’s, with the soviets sending the first man into space in 1961 and then sending the first space probe into orbit around the moon in 1966.

The Apollo 1 disatser put a hold on the US space programme in 1967, but july 20th 1969 saw the united states landing the first man on the moon.

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