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The launch of the Sputnik 1 satellite marked the start of the Space Age. The signals of Sputnik 1 continued for 22 days. The Space Shuttle lifts off on a manned mission to space. The Space Age is a time period encompassing the activities related to the Space Race, space .... were not considered significant enough to start a new age because they did ...

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... Sputnik, humanity's first artificial satellite, thereby ushering in the Space Age. ... Echo did provide some of the early development work that led to deep-space ...

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While the Sputnik launch was a single event, it marked the start of the space .... But Echo did provide some of the early development work that led to deep-space  ...

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Sputnik and The Dawn of the Space Age ... While the Sputnik launch was a single event, it marked the start of the space age and the U.S.-U.S.S.R space race.

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Jul 24, 2016 ... This was what is popularly known as the “Space Age”, an era that was born of ... Meanwhile, NASA began work on Project Mercury, a program taken over .... as did his rendition of David Bowie's “Space Oddity“, which he sung ...

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Jan 31, 1998 ... Beginning of the Space Age ... A rocket does not take off because it is pushing against the ground, nor does a jet fly because it is pushing ...

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Jun 30, 2011 ... And viewed this way, the Space Age has been a roaring success. ... “First Men to a Geostationary Orbit” does not have quite the same ring as “First ... That the taking would begin in the lifetimes of people then alive was widely ...

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Chapter 10: Far Out: The Space Age in American Culture—. Emily S. ..... Or maybe it never began; certainly launching Sputnik in and of itself did not constitute a ...

www.nytimes.com/2007/09/25/science/space/25pop.html

Sep 25, 2007 ... The space age launched more than satellites and spaceships, ... space race, then in its infancy, was already beginning to exercise on American popular ... around wreaking havoc on the big screen, did not fare quite as well.

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In the United States the Space Age dawned with a mixture of excitement and worry. ... Boys (which began as a short piece in Air & Space/Smithsonian magazine ...