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oct 4, 1957 - Sputnik

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History was changed forever when the former Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I, the world’s first artificial satellite. Sputnik was about the size of a basketball, weighed only 183 pounds, and took about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth on its elliptical path. The launch marked a big day in history for new technology and scientific developments.

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Date:

oct 4, 1957
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~ 61 years ago

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