MCS-170 The Nature of Computer Science
Chapter 3 - Part 1
Timeline of The
Internet and The Web
1950's: Era of
the Arms Race with the Soviet Union
- 1957 Soviet Union launches
Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite.
- 1958 President Eisenhower reacts by forming
two government agencies to advance space technologies, weapons, and
communication systems -- Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) http://www.arpa.mil/ and National
Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) http://www.nasa.gov.