What is the future of the human presence in space? How might things be different if there had not been a Cold War and a Space Race? What does humanity gain by venturing into our solar system...and beyond?
- On October 4 1957, lifting off from the Baikonur base, the R7 rocket launches the first satellite into space.
- Houston, September 12 1962, President Kennedy’s speech: the United States enters the race to the Moon.
- July 21 1969 after a three-day journey in space, Neil Armstrong is the first man to step onto the Moon.