I’m studying for my English class and need an explanation.
As the Cold War evolved over the 1950s, it expanded to include space exploration. Becoming the first to explore and conquer space became the new challenge that both the Americans and Soviets hoped to win. The Soviets won first in space with the launch of its satellite, Sputnik. Not knowing the purpose of the satellite, many Americans feared that the Soviets would weaponize space.
For this assignment, read the article .In oneparagraph with a minimum of 40 and a maximum of 50 words, answer the following questions:
1. What did Americans know about the satellite?
2. Even knowing what Sputnik was, why would this article make Americans more fearful of Soviets in space?