Ever since mankind first looked up to the sky, we dreamt of what it would be like to travel through space. With the rapid development of rockets from the end of the Second World War, this dream was realised when the USA and the USSR raced to various goals in space travel, pushing the frontier of human exploration ever further. This "Space Race" gave us the Sputnik satellite Yuri Gagarin's space flight and the Apollo program. The "Space Race" also inspired science fiction writers and directors like Douglas Adams and George Lucas.
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