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Launch of Sputnik 1 October 4, 1957

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Launch of Sputnik 1

Launch of Sputnik 1

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The world, especially the US, was shocked, when on October 4, 1957, the USSR launched the world's first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1. Sputnik 1 was launched from Baikonur, USSR on October 4, 1957.

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