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Sunny Valizadeh-Per 2-Jigsaw

Space Race and NASA cold war jigsaw

Sunny Valizadeh

on 30 April 2010

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Transcript of Sunny Valizadeh-Per 2-Jigsaw

ROBERT H GODDARD U.S. professor of physics and scientist
is the first person in the world to build and launch a liquid-fueled rocket

was a German-American rocket scientist, astronautics engineer and space architect
was a member of the Nazi party and a commissioned SS officer
said to be the preeminent rocket engineer of the 20th century

Wernher von Braun Sputnik first unmanned satellite above earth's atmosphere
launched October 4, 1957
First's In Space first animal: the dog Laika
first cosmonaut: Yuri Gagarin entered orbit in Vostok 1 on April 12, 1961
first on moon: July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong
NASA- National Aeronautics and Space Administration
MIR- Soviet space station; first long-term research station in space
Hubble Space Telescope- one of the largest telescopes; vital reasearch tool
SDI- Strategic Defense Initiative; by Ronald Reagan
SDI criticized as being unrealistic and unscientific, so nicknamed "star wars"

Sunny Valizadeh Per 2 Cold War Jigsaw
-The Purple Textbook The Space Race & NASA
Chapter 17
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