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By Lynn M. Homan,Thomas Reilly

From the January 1958 release of the 1st American satellite tv for pc to the production of the nationwide Aeronautics and area management through President Eisenhower quite a few months later, from the heated house race of the chilly struggle period to the heroes of go back and forth launches, the us has been at the cutting edge of house exploration and know-how. in the beginning constructed from one among Adolph Hitler’s such a lot feared guns, the V2 rocket, the distance software has comprehensive a lot in precisely a couple of brief a long time. the 1st American manned area flight, which placed astronaut Alan Shepard into area, was once introduced in 1961; in 1965, Edward White grew to become the 1st American to stroll in space—for a complete of 21 mins. In 1969, Neil Armstrong uttered these now-famous phrases as he turned the 1st human to stroll at the Moon. those and plenty of different achievements, as soon as thought of incredible, have encouraged and surprised the yank humans and engaged our brightest clinical minds.

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