artificial satellite

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Focusing on the creation of the second national artificial satellite, the president instructed to analyze the work in this direction, the statement says.
Although the R-7 never saw operational use, a modification of the missile was used as the launch vehicle that delivered Sputnik, the first artificial satellite and the starting flare in the Cold War space race, into orbit in 1957.
4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, into orbit.
A digital clock made using parts from Russia is dedicated to the very first artificial satellite Sputnik 1.
Both took place during the International Geophysical Year (July 1, 1957 to December 31, 1958) that was marked by the Soviet's successful orbiting of the first artificial satellite, Sputnik, on October 4, 1957 and by the ignominious failure of the first U.
This would be well worth observing visually with a telescope as the object will be seen to almost streak across the eyepiece like an artificial satellite.
In 1957, the Soviet launch of the worldOs first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, spooked the United States into the space race.
In the United States it began in 1957 with the "Sputnik moment" when the Soviet Union had successfully put the world's first artificial satellite into Earth's orbit.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sputnik, the world's first artificial satellite, Spitzmiller has attempted to synthesize a concise, encyclopedic history of rocketry and spaceflight.
The first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, was launched by the Soviet Union in 1957.
orbit The path of a celestial body or an artificial satellite as it revolves around another body.
Yet when the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite in 1957, it stunned the world - it was a display of scientific and technical capability that carried an implicit message of global military might.
24 launched the world's first artificial satellite to observe greenhouse-gas emissions worldwide.
Sputnik 1 - the world's first artificial satellite - was launched by the USSR in 1957.
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