Sputnik Spotted

Sputnik Spotted
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The first official photograph of the Soviet Satellite Rocket (that carried Sputnik into orbit) using the giant IGY satellite tracking camera was taken at South Pasadena, California at 5:06 a.m. PST, October 17, 1957 by Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.

Created:

10/15/1957

Source:

NASA

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NASA

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Public Domain

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