Sputnik Model in Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall

     

Sputnik Model in Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall

Sputnik, launched by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) on October 4, 1957, marked a simple, yet profound event in history: the placement of the first human-made satellite into Earth orbit.

Image Number: 2006-25353
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