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HY 1120 Unit 6 Journal Imagine you were a citizen in the United States when you found out Sputnik launched into space.How do you think you would have responded?On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched the earth's first artificial satellite, Sputnik-1. ... As a result, the launch of Sputnik served to intensify the arms race and raise Cold War tensions. During the 1950s, both the United States and the Soviet Union were working to develop new technology.Sputnik remained a root of the Space Race in 1957 because the United States saw the launching of Sputnik as a Soviet challenge and merged the Space Race war.The space race was a competition between the United States and the Soviet Union that lasted roughly from 1957 to