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USSR, space program, USA, U.S.

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Evolution of the species Franklin Cartoon 2nd February 1961The cartoon refers to the space race between the USSR and the USA The U.S. space program had just launched two chimpanzees, sub-orbitally on Mercury-Redstone 2, January 31, 1961 .The cartoon has a Chimp at the controls of a rocket under the sign Today" A man at the controls under the sign "Tomorrorw" A gorilla wearing a vest bearing the words Power Politics holding two bombs and a note H Bases on the moon Rocket sites on Mars, standing underneath a sign "Day After""

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1960s,Astronauts ,Chimpanzees,Cold War,Gorillas,Space Exploration,Space Race
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1961
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