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What event came before the Cold War?
First man on the moon
World War II
What is a Cold War?
War fought in below 0* temperatures
A war where no weapons are actually fired
Any wars fought in Russia
It's just another name for a war
What kind of government did the Soviet Union have?
Which is true about Communism?
Citizens did not have rights
Government owns the land
People have little personal freedoms
All of these
Which country was first to launch a satellite in space and have a man in orbit?
What was John F. Kenned's goal with the Space Race?
To have the fastest spacecraft ever
To be the first to Mars
To be the first to send a man to the moon
To colonize the moon
What is the significance of Millie Hughes-Fulford?
She was the first woman in space
She is from Texas
She conducted several medical experiments to study the effects of space travel
She's a professor at the University of California
Where is the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) located?
On the moon
What sparked the Cold War between the US and the Soviet Union?
The Soviet Union offended the President of the United States
They didn't agree on many political beliefs which caused tension
The Soviet Union invaded the US
The United States bombed the Soviet Union
Which of the following is evidence for the US winning the space race?
US LAUNCHED THEIR OWN SATELLITE
USSR LAUNCHED A FEMALE ASTRONAUT INTO SPACE
NEIL ARMSTRONG TOOK THE FIRST STEPS ON THE MOON
JOHN GLENN ORBITED THE EARTH
Why was America worried about Russia's satellite launch?
They thought that if Russia could launcha a satelite into space, then they could send a nuclear missile at the US
They thought the satellite was really a nuclear bomb
They thought that Russian spies had stolen American satellite secrets
They thought Russia would use the satellite to spy on America
The Space Race was considered important because...
it showed the world which country had the best science, technology, and economic system.
the Soviet Union was much more advanced in science and technology.
the United States is the largest country in the world.
we had an opportunity to win many medals.
Why would Russia want to send a dog into space before a person?
They wanted to see if dogs could live in space to be the astronaut’s pet.
They wanted to make sure living things could survive before risking a person’s life.
Dogs are smaller so they were cheaper to send into space.
Dogs weigh less so it takes less space and less fuel to space.