https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_924.html

Oct 4, 2011 ... On Oct. 4, 1957, Sputnik 1 successfully launched and entered Earth's orbit. Thus, began the space age. The successful launch shocked the ...

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The Sputnik 1 spacecraft was the first artificial satellite successfully placed in orbit around the Earth and was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome at Tyuratam ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sputnik_1

Sputnik 1 was the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low ..... An advanced research group was assembled for military purposes. These research groups developed weapons such as ICBMs and missile ...

https://www.space.com/17888-first-satellite-sputnik-1-explained-infographic.html

Oct 4, 2012 ... Sputnik: How the World's 1st Artificial Satellite Worked (Infographic). By Karl Tate October ... To avoid being upstaged by the Americans, the smaller Sputnik 1 was launched first. Object-D ultimately .... I ACCEPT Show purposes.

https://www.space.com/38331-sputnik-satellite-fun-facts.html

Oct 2, 2017 ... The Soviet Union's Sputnik 1 satellite took to the skies on Oct. 4, 1957, launching the space age and the Cold War space race. Here are a few fun facts you may not know about Sputnik 1 and its brief but ... Show purposes.

https://www.quora.com/Science-What-was-the-purpose-of-Sputnik-1-Not-necessarily-the-impact-it-had-but-what-they-set-out-to-learn-with-the-instruments-on-board

Sputnik 1 was a very basic satellite. The only 'instrument' it carried was a radio transmitter responsible for it's famous beeps. That said, the ...

https://californiasciencecenter.org/exhibits/air-space/mission-to-the-planets/sputnik

Sputnik 1 was the first human-made object to orbit the Earth. Designed and launched by the Soviets in 1957, Sputnik sparked the space race between the Soviet ...

http://www.museumofflight.org/spacecraft/sputnik

The Soviet Union launched the world's first artificial satellite-Sputnik 1-aboard an R-7 intercontinental ballistic missile on October 4, 1957. The satellite traveled ...

https://2001-2009.state.gov/r/pa/ho/time/lw/103729.htm

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

https://futurism.com/a-brief-history-of-sputnik-1

Aug 13, 2014 ... On the 4th October 1957, Sputnik 1 or “Cпутник-1” was launched into ... full of pressurized Nitrogen – the purpose of which was to be monitored ...