Cold War Tech Race: Golden Age of Science - Episode 2
Take a look at how science and technology was funded for war. A new golden age of science, biological research was used to create terrible weapons like Agent Orange. Science itself became the greatest weapon of war.
Capturing your opponent’s information gave you power, securing your own information was critical. High altitude spy planes and space satellites created a new way to observe military maneuverers and state secrets.
The space race. It was the pinnacle of technological competition during the Cold War era. A product of two superpowers who saw this milestone of human achievement through the lens of military supremacy and national security.