How Walt Disney Helped Promote the Space Race to America

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In the 1950s, the world started to wonder in earnest about what it would take to see humanity reach beyond its home and into the stars. The rise of speculative work on space colonization—and the science fiction to match—helped propel the United States into the earliest days of the space race. And part of the boom is…

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