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1957
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October 4, 1957                 Sputnik satellite launched by Soviets                                             

1958
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1959
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1960
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1961
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1962
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February 20, 1962              John Glenn is 1st American to orbit Earth                                      

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1964
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1965
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1966
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1967
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1968
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December 21, 1968            US astronauts orbit moon in Apollo 8                                             

1969
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July 20, 1969                    1st moon landing and walk: Armstrong, Aldrin, Collins                      

1970
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1971
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1972
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1973
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1974
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1975
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July 17, 1975                     1st linkup of Soviet and American spacecraft in orbit                       

1976
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1977
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1978
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1979
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1980
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1981
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April 12, 1981                    1st launch of US Space Shuttle Columbia- 1st reusable spacecraft   

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