Caption: Soviet R-7 rocket being rolled to its launchpad and prepared for launch in 1960, during testing before the first manned spaceflight the following year. The R-7 rocket was designed as an intercontinental ballistic missile, but adapted to carry payloads into Earth orbit.

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Keywords: 1960, 20th century, black and white, cold war, historical, history, icbm, launchpad, missile, preparation, preparations, r-7, r7, rocket science, rocketry, russia, russian, soviet, space race, spaceflight

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Soviet rocket testing

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