Early Russian Space Triumphs – (1)
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The Russian space industry is undergoing a revival with ambitious plans to go to the Moon and Mars. Here we look at how the Russians managed to get into space before the US and some of their early triumphs.
Bot the US and Russian programmes owe a lot to German V2 technology and early research was aimed at producing intercontinental missiles for military purposes.