On October 4, 1957, the soviets launched the first-ever satellite into space. In 1958 the U.S launched its own satellite into space. The Space race was fueled by the Arms Race between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Arms and Space race managed to work its way into the everyday life of millions of people in both countries.
The space exploration was a climactic Stage for the competition to spread around the world. The soviet space program launched their second satellite into space. The space race had an effect on the world.
The cold war managed to wind its way into people’s everyday life which meant that all eyes were on the television to see what the next move was. The space race cost billions of dollars