Space Rocket History Archive

Space Rocket History #21 – Cry Havoc and Launch the Dogs of Vostok!

November 8, 2017

For the Soviet Union, 1960 was a mixed bag of success and failure as it struggled for new achievements in space exploration.  The main driving force was to be the first nation to launch a man into space.  An achievement their adversary, the United States, also desperately wanted.