Race to the Moon
Sunday, January 20, 2008 at 7:38AM
Randy in earth, education, history, planets, poster, space, starship, timeline, travel


Cool poster I found over at historyshots.com shows the altitudes reached by all of the U.S. and Russian launches leading up to the 1969 moon landing.

From 1961 to 1969 the USSR and the United States were locked in a history-making race to land the first person on the moon. This detailed map explains the story of this titanic contest in a clear and informative manner.

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