The Space program

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Where No Man has gone before: The Space race and the 20th C narrative of progress Thursday, November 17, 11
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The early rocketry program 1900-1945 • Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857-1933) • Robert Goddard (1882-1945) • Herman Oberth (1894-1989) • Wernher von Braun (1912-1977) V. 2 Rocket Thursday, November 17, 11
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Post war Rocketry 1945: Von Braun and other scientists taken to the U.S. or U.S.S.R. to work on new missile projects. Cold war leads to arms race each country trying to build bigger bombs and more powerful rockets 1955: International congress determines to send a manmade object into orbit during the International Geophysical year 1957-58 Pershing Missile Thursday, November 17, 11
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October 1957: Sputnik 1 November 1957: Sputnik 2. Laika, the frst animal sent into space December 1957: American Vanguard explodes during launch on national T.V. Early 1958: Von Braun’s
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course HIST 202 taught by Professor Garbutt during the Spring '10 term at Toledo.

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