The First Space War

The first space war was not a threat to Earth, it was a way to get Earth to behave

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The first space war was not a threat to Earth, it was a way to get Earth to behave.

The US government is constantly looking for new ways to expand the military industrial complex, and so they started looking for a way to use space to get more people into space. That’s how they got the idea for the Space Race.

The idea was that the US would spend more money on the Space Race than they would on the World War II effort, and that would get them more people into space. The US was very successful in their space program, and got more than a million people into space, which was a huge feat. However, the problem was that the US was way behind in technology and was limited to a smaller set of capabilities than the other nations. That meant that they couldn’t stop their enemies from launching nuclear weapons. The US was still in the space race when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, and they had no response. So the US decided to use the US’s superior military and technological capabilities to launch a preemptive strike. The USSR responded by launching their own satellite, which they named “Sputnik-1.” The Soviet satellites were able to see the US satellites, but the US satellites could see the Soviet satellites. The US had no way of destroying the Soviet satellites, so they decided to fire a nuclear missile at them.

That’s when the Space Race began.

The Soviet Union was able to see the US’s missiles launch, and they immediately countered by launching a satellite of their own. The US countered by sending the Taurus II missile, a long-range missile with a range of 500 miles. The Taurus II was able to get a direct hit on the Soviet satellite, destroying it. The USSR retaliated by firing a satellite of their own. The Taurus II destroyed that too, and the US retaliated by firing a nuclear missile at the Soviet satellite.

It was at this point that a space war started.

On both sides, missiles were fired, and both nations launched satellites and retaliated. The US retaliated by firing nuclear missiles at the Soviet satellites. The Soviet Union countered by retaliating by launching their own satellite, and the US retaliated by firing a nuclear missile at the Soviet satellite. The war continued until the US and the USSR were both forced to call it a day.

The US won the Space Race, as they won a first strike by hitting their own satellites. The Soviets, on the other hand, lost by firing their own missiles. The world entered a period of political turmoil, with both nations sending their troops into space for several years.

Some of these operations were covert, involving installations on the Moon and the different moons of Mars. Two relatively minor events in the history of space exploration concern the means and methods of the weapons that were fired. In July 1963, the US were able to launch a B11-MQ Thor into space. At the time, it was not yet known that the weapon would be powerful enough to knock out the Soviet Union’s Sputnik, leading to the start of the Space Race.

On 20 July, people in the Soviet Union were finally able to play their part in the rivalry, as they sent their lone satellite, it was destroyed by a US Thor-Agena A in orbit around the Earth. Interesting note: On the day of the explosion, the USSR had an eclipse. The Soviet Union used the Apollo 1 launch in February of 1969 to launch a Molniya, a manned spacecraft that made the first successful manned lunar landing, a feat that had been discontinued by NASA throughout the 1950s. The journey from Earth to the Moon was made in just 8 hours, and the crew all died in the launch pad fire.

In September, a crewed mission was flown to the Moon, with a crew of 2 on board, for a 12 day voyage. The spacecraft was destroyed by an energy weapon, while docked to the Moon. After the Apollo 11 mission, the US sent the Lunar Module Exploration Vehicle (LM-3) to the Moon, being given the title of the First Moon Landing. The LM-3 was also destroyed by an energy weapon.

After both missions, both the Soviet Union and the US applied to the US to restore their testbeds at Lomonosov Monoliths, close to the launchpad where both Apollo missions were launched.

Later, the US was able to recapture a spacecraft from the Moon with a robotic spacecraft. This time, the spacecraft was one of the lunar sample return missions that attempted to send the Moon’s mass from the surface back to Earth. The craft was hit by an energy weapon and destroyed.


Editor’s Notes

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