Sizing Up The Space Races

Great post over at Comic Log, Sizing up the space races.

Sputnik led to fears that the Soviets could rain down spaceborne bombs, and the Soviets’ manned space effort sparked worries that Communists might control a ‘Red moon.’ Can you imagine how people would react if they got the idea that a rival could put rockets down on near-Earth asteroids? Death from the skies, indeed!

(Via Cosmic Log.)

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