During the Cold War, the U.S. and Russia had many rivalries, but none as fierce as the race to space. So just how did the space race start?
History: The Space Race
Space.com: Sputnik: The Space Race’s Opening Shot
NASA: July 20, 1969: One Giant Leap For Mankind
Royal Air Force Museum: Space Race
Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: “Unravelled”
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