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12:30 pm

Space Race and Origins of the Space Age

October 4, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

October 4th 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik, an event which marked the beginning of the Space Race and, with it, the beginning of the space age. The Space Race captured the imagination of millions of Americans and remains a defining moment in our national history. Today, space technology and exploration have entered … Continue reading Space Race and Origins of the Space Age

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