To celebrate the 47th anniversary of the first time man landed on the moon, astronauts, cosmonauts and rocket engineers of the great space race are having a giant yard sale next month– also known as the Bonhams annual Space History Auction. Even if I wasn't the type of kid that went to spac
Front Cover Space Race in TIME During the Cold War the Soviet Union and the United States were competing in everything
Jean Shrimpton for the April 1965 special edition of Harpers Bazaar, edited and photographed by Richard Avedon.
Bang! Zoom! Straight to the Moon! Infographic for H and R Block design by Claire Brown
Inside the Soviets’ Secret Failed Moon Program
Russia's lunar craft lander from their failed space race to the moon
Sputnik from the Historic Robotic Spacecraft Series
Sputnik was the first artificial Earth satellite. It was a 58 cm (23 in) diameter polished metal sphere, with four external radio antennas to broadcast radio pulses. Launched by the Soviet Union in 1957.
The high frontier's getting crowded—a new space race is underway. Here's a look at the past, present, and future projects of the world's top space agencies.