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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 the ... After Sputnik, the Soviets and United States began to work on .... as did his rendition of David Bowie's “Space Oddity“, which he sung shortly ...

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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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Oct 3, 2007 ... On October 4, 1957, a Soviet R-7 missile launched Sputnik, the world's first artificial satellite, into an orbit 150 miles from the Earth's surface.

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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 ...

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What effect did Soviet achievements in space have on American society and ... Rivalries that Ignited the Space Age (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2007).