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This 4 page Document Based packet allows students to answer the question "Who won the Space Race and how was this accomplished?" using primary source documents, articles and photographs that they have analyzed. Documents (excerpts) included: article on Sputnik, telegram from Kennedy to Khrushev "Congratulations", Kennedy's inquiry into space race, Johnson's response, Kennedy's "goal to put a man on the moon" speech and an article on the moon landing.This activity allows students to practice their Common Core skills (critical thinking).