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October 4, 1957. A small object had people around the globe looking excitedly - or anxiously - up at the sky.

Satellites are now such a fact of life, it's hard to imagine the effect of the first one.

In sending up Sputnik, the USSR had thrown down the gauntlet for the Cold War space race.

Sputnik - Round 1 in the Space Race


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WOW! That's hard to believe. Time flies.


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