Secrets of 1957 Sputnik launch revealed (AP)




 
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Secrets of 1957 Sputnik launch revealed     (AP)
 
October 1st, 2007  
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Secrets of 1957 Sputnik launch revealed     (AP)
AP - When Sputnik took off 50 years ago, the world gazed at the heavens in awe and apprehension, watching what seemed like the unveiling of a sustained Soviet effort to conquer space and score a stunning Cold War triumph.



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October 1st, 2007  
senojekips
 
 
Ahh, what a disappointment.

I guess I'll still tell my grandkids about how our family all went outside to see the Sputnik, with our old kitchen radio tuned right up at the end of it's bandwidth, listening to the, Beep,.... Beep,.... Beep.

We were all rather dumbfounded. What a technological marvel it was, and of course we would have been a lot more amazed if we could have seen where it was all going to lead.
 


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