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Sputnik: The Satellite That Changed Everything

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov

Sept/Oct 2007
Russian Calendar
Page 19   ( 3 pages)

Summary: Beep... beep... beep... In October 1957, a tiny satellite sailed round and round the Earth. Launched from Russia, it kicked off the Space Race and changed how we viewed our world and Russian science.

This article appeared in the Sept/Oct 2007 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.