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WW2 was fought in the late 1930s and early 1940s.The space race occurred in the 1960s and was between the USA and Russia.Russia had early success by putting the first man in space and the first unmanned rocket on the moon.The Americans were horrified and mortified.JFK then vowed to put a man on the moon before the decade was out with his famous speech which contained the line "we do this not because it is easy but because it is hard".Unfortunately he was not alive to see Neil Armstrong walk on the moon in 1969 but an estimated one billion people watched it live on tv.by the mid 1970s people lost interest in space exploration and the space race.Nowadays the USA and Russias space programs work quite closely together.

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