Apollo 11: What We Saw, with Bill Whittle [Part II]

Four satellite launches into the Space Race, and the score—in terms of pounds put into orbit—is Communism, 1300; Capitalism, 33. And the humiliations keep on coming. In history’s biggest sales pitch ever, the Soviet Union is handing the United States its backside on a platter. But then a new capsule, the space equivalent of a ’66 Corvette Stingray convertible starts to get some real traction as the Cold War gets hotter.

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