The inducement was even held out of the Observatory acquiring the camera at the end of the IGY and using it for purely astronomical purposes, (as I once remarked at a meeting of the Satellite Committee, the belief seemed to be prevalent that all artificial satellites
would obediently tumble to Earth on 31 December 1958--failure to realize that we were witnessing the birth of a new era.
SEPTEMBER 4 In the USA the governor of Arkansas calls out the National Guard to prevent black students from enrolling in Central High School in Little Rock OCTOBER 4 Launch of Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite
to orbit the Earth NOVEMBER 3 The Russian Sputnik programme: The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2
The Soviet Union launches Sputnik I, the world's first artificial satellite
, into space.
Paul Shuch was 11 when the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite
- Sputnik - into orbit Oct.
Military satellite communications have developed significantly since the launch of the first artificial satellite
over half a century ago.
On October 4, 1957, the USSR launched Sputnik, the world's first artificial satellite
Also shown at the hall is a model of the artificial satellite
This was the world's first artificial satellite
about the size of a basketball and weighing approximately 183 pounds.
1957 - The Soviet Union launches Sputnik, the first artificial satellite
Twenty years since the first edition was published in the German language, and just over fifty years since the launch of the Earth's first ever artificial satellite
Sputnik 1, this third edition of the Handbook of Space Technology presents in fully integrated colour a detailed insight into the fascinating world of space for the first time in the English language.
Starsem already successfully launched twenty-four Globalstar satellites with Soyuz in 1999 from Baikonur, the same launch complex used to send the world first artificial satellite
Sputnik 1, into space almost fifty years ago.
The Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, the world's first artificial satellite
, on October 4, 1957.
Also on this day: 1777: George Washington was defeated at Germanstown; 1821: Death of Scottish engineer John Rennie; 1884: Birth of American writer Damon Runyon; 1895: The first US Open Golf Championship took place at Newport, Rhode Island; 1905: Orville Wright became the first man to fly an aircraft for over 33 minutes; 1911: The first public escalator was opened at Earl's Court Underground Station; 1958: BOAC (now British Airways) began the first transatlantic passenger jet service operating two Comet IV jets; 1957:The world's first artificial satellite
, Sputnik I, was launched by the USSR.
He said it aims to indoctrinate Japanese children with an anti-North Korea attitude, noting it describes Pyongyang's launch of an artificial satellite
as a missile launch and takes up Japanese claims that some of its nationals have been abducted by North Korean agents.
1957: The Soviets launch Sputnik, the first artificial satellite