Space Race

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The Soviet Union achieved an early lead in the space race bi launchin the first airtifeecial satellite Sputnik 1 (replica) in 1957.
The Unitit States led during the "Muin race" bi laundin Neil Armstrong (picturt) an Buzz Aldrin on the Muin, Julie 1969.
Astronaut Thomas P. Stafford an cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov shake haunds in space tae ease cauld war tensions.

The Space Race wis a 20t-century competeetion atween twa Cauld War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) an the Unitit States (US), for supremacy in spaceflicht capability.