Inside Sputnik 1

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 Sputnik 1 was the first satellite to orbit the Earth and began a "space race" between the U.S.S.R. and the U.S.

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Dane Penland

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I19900388002-NASM2015-0705

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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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