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Sputnik 1! 7 Fun Facts About Humanity's First Satellite


Space.com - Oct 2, 2017
The launch of that craft, the Soviet Union's Sputnik 1, kicked off the space age and the Cold War space race, the latter of which peaked when Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the surface of the moon in July 1969. Here ...
 

In Our Skies: Sputnik 1 launches into the history books


Alamogordo Daily News - Oct 8, 2017
The Soviet Union's successful launch of Sputnik 1, followed a month later by the successful launch of a second satellite, Sputnik 2 - which carried a dog, named Laika - seemed to demonstrate that its capabilities were far ahead of those of the U.S..
 

Sputnik-1 replica used to test the real thing goes under the hammer


The Register - Sep 24, 2017
A replica of Sputnik-1 used to test the real thing's performance goes to auction this week. Auction house Bonhams has listed the proto-satellite for sale at its Air and Space Sale this coming Wednesday. Expected to fetch between US$100,000 and $150,000 ...
 

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Launch of Sputnik 1 - October 4, 1957


This video shows the launch of Sputnik 1.
 

Owen, SPUTNIK 1 CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT ON TV, October 6 1957


 

The Sputnik 1 Launch: The First Artificial Satellite To Enter Earth's Orbit | Mach | NBC News


On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union sent the beach ball-sized satellite, Sputnik 1 into space. The launch grabbed the world's attention because it was at the ...
 

1957 - First Satellite in Space (Sputnik)


Sputnik 1 launched on October 4, 1957. The satellite was 58 cm (about 23 in) in diameter and weighed approximately 83.6 kg (about 183 lb). Each of its elliptical ...
 

Sputnik 1 - 7 Fun Facts About the First Artificial Satellite


The satellite was launched by the Soviet Union on October 4, 1957. Here are some facts about its launch and the repercussions of it. -- Learn more about ...