History Day Previous Topics

Archived collection of previously suggested History Day resources by topic. Links not maintained.

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy

JFK and the Space Race

  • Suggested search terms
    • Space race -- History
    • Sputnik satellites
    • Space race -- United States -- History -- 20th century
    • Space race -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century
    • Astronautics -- Soviet Union -- History
    • Aeronautics -- Research -- United States -- History
    • Project Apollo (U.S.) -- History
    • Manned space flight -- History
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States
    • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963
  • Challenge to Apollo [microform] : the Soviet Union and the space race, 1945-1974 FedDoc Fiche NAS 1.21:2000-4408  
  • NASA's first A : aeronautics from 1958 to 2008     PDF, Mobi and epub versions (Permanent link)
  • Read you loud and clear!" : the story of NASA's spaceflight tracking and data network - catalog record has details about the contents. FedDocs NAS 1.21:2007-4233
  • Southern Connecticut State University Forum on the 50th Anniversary of Sputnik / [produced by] CT·N StLib CT·N DVDs--Level 5B      CT·N 9761  
  • 100 years of flight : a chronology of aerospace history, 1903-2003  TL515 .W526 2003   
  • Looking backward, looking forward : forty years of U.S. human spaceflight symposium   Click to view PDF 
  • America faces Russia; Russian-American relations from early times to our day (1950) E183.8.R9 B3
  • From Sputnik to Minerva [electronic resource] : education and American national security
  • Spaceflight revolution : NASA Langley Research Center from Sputnik to Apollo  StLib Federal Documents  NAS 1.21:4308   

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suggested terms: Space race; sputnik; specific names of rockets

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