Sputnik Model in the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall

Sputnik Model in the 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.

  • Created: 2006

  • NASM 2006-25353

  • Copyright/Owner: Smithsonian Institution
  • Source: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
  • Photographer: Eric Long
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