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Sputnik 1 - Wikipedia
3 Dec 2023 at 8:12pm
In the Russian language, sputnik is the general term for the artificial satellites of any country and the natural satellites of any planet. [16] The incorrect attribution of 'Sputnik' as a proper name can be traced back to an article released by The New York Times on October 6, 1957, titled "Soviet 'Sputnik' Means A Traveler?s Traveler".

Sputnik | Satellites, History, & Facts | Britannica
4 Dec 2023 at 10:38am
Sputnik, a series of three Soviet artificial satellites. Sputnik 1 (launched October 4, 1957) was the first artificial satellite and the beginning of the ?space race? between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Sputnik 2 carried the dog Laika, the first living creature in space.

NASA | History - Sputnik
4 Dec 2023 at 5:09am
Timeline Audio and Video Beeps from Sputnik Sputnik: The Beep Heard Round the World, The Birth of the Space Age Books Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science Challenge to Apollo: Pt 1 The Soviet Union and the Space Race, 1945 - 1974 Challenge to Apollo Pt 2

Sputnik launched | October 4, 1957 | HISTORY
3 Dec 2023 at 3:18pm
1957 Sputnik launched This Day in History: 10/04/1957 - Sputnik Launched The Soviet Union inaugurates the ?Space Age? with its launch of Sputnik, the world?s first artificial satellite, on...

Sputnik and the Space Age | National Air and Space Museum
4 Dec 2023 at 8:22am
Sputnik, launched by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) on October 4, 1957, marked a simple, yet profound event in history: the placement of the first human-made satellite into Earth orbit. In retrospect, the visual and auditory impact of Sputnik seems almost deliberate.

Sputnik 1 - NASA
3 Dec 2023 at 10:13pm
The word 'Sputnik' originally meant 'fellow traveler,' but has become synonymous with 'satellite.' On Oct. 4, 1957, Sputnik 1 successfully launched and entered Earth?s orbit. Thus, began the space age. The successful launch shocked the world, giving the former Soviet Union the distinction of putting the first human-made object into space.

Sputnik and the Origins of the Space Age - NASA History
4 Dec 2023 at 7:17am
Sullivan learned that the Soviet news agency Tass had just announced the launch of Sputnik 1, the world's first Earth-orbiting artificial satellite. When he returned to the party Sullivan sought out Richard Porter, a member of the American IGY committee, and whispered, "it's up."

USSR Launches Sputnik - National Geographic Society
4 Dec 2023 at 12:44am
Overview Vocabulary On October 4, 1957, the USSR launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite to orbit Earth. The satellite, an 85-kilogram (187-pound) metal sphere the size of a basketball, was launched on a huge rocket and orbited Earth at 29,000 kilometers per hour (18,000 miles per hour) for three months.

65 Years Ago: Sputnik Ushers in the Space Age - NASA
3 Dec 2023 at 9:13am
6 min read 65 Years Ago: Sputnik Ushers in the Space Age John Uri Johnson Space Center Oct 04, 2022 Article On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviet Union inaugurated the Space Age with the launch of Sputnik, the world?s first artificial satellite.

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