The 1955 Space Race: A Battle for Supremacy

General News | Jan-08-2023

The 1955 Space Race: A Battle for Supremacy

The space race between the US and the Soviet Association was one of the best contentions of the twentieth 100 years. From 1955 to 1972, these two superpowers fought each other for matchless quality in space flight advancements, with every nation sending off various satellites and monitored missions into space. Their definitive objective was to place a man on the moon. The 1957 send-off of the Sputnik satellite by the Soviets massively affected the administration of Dwight D. Eisenhower. The send-off demonstrated that Eisenhower needed administration abilities. He was unable to demonstrate to his kindred conservatives in congress that space travel ought to be a main concern of the country. During the Virus War that started after The Second Great War, the US was harshly drawn in with the then Soviet Association in a fight that was not as much about quarreling but rather over a contention among political and monetary philosophies. The US, an entrepreneur power, and the Soviet Association, a socialist power, were attempting to demonstrate the predominance of each separate framework on the world stage. The two sides felt that the person who made the most progress in the field of room investigation would acquire a significant benefit in the contention.

Toward the finish of the conflict, the Americans, the English, and the Soviets generally sought admittance to the rockets that the Germans were chipping away at and attempted to carry over German researchers to their nations. One such researcher, the splendid however dubious Wernher von Braun, turned into a resident of the US in 1955 and was the lead rocket engineer for the U.S. during the 1950s and 60s.

By : Anirudh Sharma
Government Senior Secondary School Bopara

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