Why did the Russians start the space race?

Because they are always in a hurry.

Why did the Americans win the space race?

Because the soviets were Stalin.

If the United States got the moon for winning the space race, what did the Soviet Union recieve for second place?

A constellation prize.

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The space race shows that there's no limit to what human ingenuity can achieve

When they really want to prove they're better than some other bastard.

Communist Russia wins the space race

Teacher: Ivan, tell us, who was the first country to land people on the Moon?
Ivan: It was our mother Russia, Comrade!
Teacher: Very good, Ivan! And what did the first Russian cosmonauts find on the Moon?
Ivan: The American flag, Comrade!

Moon race

During Cold War when the space race was at its highest. Following is an report of communication between Houston and US moon rocket.

USMR: Houston, we see the SSSR ship approaching the Moon.

Houston: You have your orders. Just wait.

USMR: Houston, the SSSR ship is in the Moon orb...

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