Sputnik Model in the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall

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Sputnik Model in the <em>Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall</em>

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
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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