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45 Years Later: Space Race is a Thing of the Pasti
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George Putic
July 09, 2014 5:39 PM
Forty-five years ago, two U.S. astronauts became the first humans to step on the moon. This remarkable achievement was the culmination of a fierce competition in space technology between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union. VOA’s George Putic looks back at the 'Space Race' that gradually evolved into today’s cooperation.

45 Years Later: Space Race is a Thing of the Past

George Putic

Published July 09, 2014

Forty-five years ago, two U.S. astronauts became the first humans to step on the moon. This remarkable achievement was the culmination of a fierce competition in space technology between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union. VOA’s George Putic looks back at the 'Space Race' that gradually evolved into today’s cooperation.


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