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Sputnik 1 was the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 October 1957.

Sputnik - NASA History


Sputnik: Fiftieth Anniversary ... Sputnik and The Dawn of the Space Age ... on October 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I. The world's ... of Scientific Unions decided to establish July 1, 1957, to December 31, 1958, ...

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Jun 21, 2008 ... This video shows the launch of Sputnik 1. ... It's that dear old fashioned Russian satellite moon! What, what, where? Hand me my gun -- we're ...

Soviet Union launches Sputnik I - Oct 04, 1957 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, Soviet Union launches Sputnik I on Oct 04, 1957. Learn more ... murder of more than 1 million Jews in German-occupied Russia during a  ...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Sputnik | World News | US News


Sep 28, 2007 ... 1. The former Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man-made satellite, on Oct. 4, 1957. 2. The satellite was the size of a basketball and ...

Sputnik 1: World's 1st Artificial Satellite Explained (Infographic)


Oct 3, 2012 ... On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviet Union stunned the world with its surprise launch of Sputnik 1. See how the historic satellite launch worked in this ...

Sputnik: The Space Race's Opening Shot - Space.com


Sep 12, 2012 ... Sputnik 1 and Sputnik 2 sent a shockwave through the American public. ... According to Russian Space Web, Sputnik was actually a ...

Sputnik, 1957 - Office of the Historian


Sputnik, 1957. On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched the earth's first artificial satellite, Sputnik-1. The successful launch came as a shock to experts and ...

Sputnik 1 - a Soviet First - Zarya.info


Sputnik 1 - USSR launches the first artificial satellites.

Today in science: Launch of Sputnik | Space | EarthSky


Oct 4, 2014 ... Sputnik's unassuming beep was a symbol not only of Russia's ... A replica of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite in the world to be put into outer ...

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Sputnik launched - Oct 04, 1957 - HISTORY.com


The spacecraft, named Sputnik after the Russian word for “satellite,” was launched .... murder of more than 1 million Jews in German-occupied Russia during a ...

Sputnik-1 - RussianSpaceWeb.com


To meet politically important window, OKB-1 proposed the Soviet government an offer it could not refuse -- to precede Object D with a "prosteishy sputnik," or ...

BBC - Solar System - Sputnik 1 (pictures, video, facts & news)


Watch BBC video clips about Sputnik 1, the first Earth satellite launched into space by the Soviet Union, in 1957. Meet the engineers who achieved their dream.