Write about the experiences of a scientist working on either the American Apollo or the Soviet Sputnik programs.

The 1960s-era Space Race became a symbol of Cold War competition between two superpowers, each obsessed with showcasing its technological prowess. How did the scientists feel about the political pressures on their work? Explore the themes of technological advancement, nationalism, rivalry, and the human cost of conquest in this prompt.

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