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Laika The Dog - First Animal in Outer Space, 1957
Aboard the Soviet's Sputnik 2, Laika, a dog, became the very first living creature to enter orbit. However, since the Soviets did not create a re-entry plan, Laika ...
How Neil Armstrong Became the First Man on the Moon
When the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1 on October 4, 1957, the United States was surprised to find themselves behind in the race to space. Still behind the ...
Sputnik - USSR Satellite - First Artificial Satellite in Space
Sputnik 1 - First Artificial Satellite In Space. The world, especially the US, was shocked, when on October 4, 1957, the USSR launched the world's first artificial ...
Sputnik 1 - A Brief History of the First Artificial Satellite in Space
The world was shocked, when on October 4, 1957, the USSR launched the world's first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1.
The History of Satellites - Sputnik I - Inventors - About.com
History changed with the successfully launch of Sputnik I - the first artificial satellite was about the size of a basketball and took about 98 minutes to orbit the ...
Sputnik 1 Assembly - Space and Astronomy - About.com
The Sputnik 1 (PS-1) satellite is shown here on a rigging truck in the assembly shop in the fall of 1957 as a technician puts finishing touches on it. When the ...
Launch of Sputnik 1 - Space and Astronomy - About.com
The world, especially the US, was shocked, when on October 4, 1957, the USSR launched the world's first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1. Sputnik 1 was launched ...
Sputnik - Space and Astronomy - About.com
On October 4, 1957, the Nation was shocked when the Russians launched Sputnik, the world's first artificial satellite. Two months later, the United States suffered ...
A Short History of Soviet Canine Cosmonauts in Space
The first Earthling in space blasted off on November 3, 1957. Sputnik 2, the world's second artificial satellite, was launched by the Soviet Union from the Baikonur ...
Sputnik 1 Mockup - Space and Astronomy - About.com
Sputnik was about the size of a basketball. It weighed only 83 kg (183 pounds). Sputnik orbited the Earth every 98 minutes sending back a beeping signal for 23 ...