The Space Race Videos

Space Race: Cold War Front

(5) tv-14

Space Race: Cold War Front

(5 min) tv-14

This History Rocks video covers the intense space race between the Krushchev of the Soviet Union and U.S. President Kennedy. It started when the USSR launched Sputnik. And sent Yuri Gargarin into space. NASA was created to compete. Alan Shepard was the first man the U.S. sent into space and Neil Armstrong was the first man on the moon. No Russian ever walked on the moon.