Who participated in the space race?

The USSR and the United States tried to outpace each other in the field of space exploration and exploration. Such actions became known as a space race. In 1957, the USSR launched the first artificial satellite into orbit. The first manned space flight was carried out on April 12, 1961 by the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. July 20, 1969 the first landed on the Moon by American astronaut Neil Armstrong.

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