Death, Destruction and The Space Race; 1940s and Onwards [Infographic]

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Spoils of War The very earliest attempts at getting man-made objects into space were not taken in the interests of globally beneficial science. On 3 October 1942 the A-4 rocket became the first man-made object to reach space; the A-4 was part of a programme developed by the Germans which resulted in the infamous V-2 […]