From Russian спу́тник (spútnik, “fellow traveller”), from с- (s-, “with, together”) + пу́тник (pútnik, “traveller”), from путь (putʹ, “way, journey”) + agent suffix -ник ...


However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time. ... The Russian word sputnik: prefix c, pronounced 's' in English, means with; put is ... And originally meant that the satellite will accompany the Earth, our planet.


Sputnik definition, any of a series of Soviet earth-orbiting satellites: Sputnik I was the world's first space satellite. ... How many do you remember? ... 1957; < Russian spútnik satellite, traveling companion, equivalent to s- together, with + put' ...


In Russian (Cyrillic) alphabet it's written спутник (спу́тник). Sputnik was the name of the first Earth artificial satellite. That is why ... What does it mean in Russian?


Feb 28, 2012 ... Hint: It has a lot to do with love. Learn the other and more useful meaning of the word "sputnik".


Sputnik Russian for companion or spouse is also a name applied to certain ... the scientists knew that the cycles of solar activity would be at a high point during ...


Sputnik definition is - any of a series of earth-orbiting satellites launched by the Soviet Union ... Russian, literally, traveling companion, from s, so with + put' path.


Sputnik definition: any of a series of unmanned Soviet satellites , Sputnik 1 ... C20 : from Russian, literally: fellow traveller, from s- with + put path + -nik suffix ...


A series of Russian artificial satellites sent into orbit during the late 1950s. Literally ... Sputnik II would follow later, this time carrying Laika, the first dog in space.


Sputnik 1 was the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low ... The name "Sputnik" is Russian for spouse/traveling companion or satellite when interpreted in an astronomical context. ... Fearing the U.S. would launch a satellite before the USSR, OKB-1 suggested the creation and launch of  ...