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Sputnik 1

Artificial satellite
Sputnik 1 was the first artificial Earth satellite. It was launched into an elliptical low Earth orbit by the Soviet Union on 4 October 1957 as part of the Soviet space program. Wikipedia
Launch date: October 4, 1957 at 7:28 PM
Dimensions: 58 cm (23 in) diameter
Manufacturer: Energia
Perigee altitude: 215 km (134 mi)
President: President Eisenhower
Names: Спутник 1; Object PS (Prosteishiy Sputnik); Простейший Спутник-1; Elementary Satellite-1

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Decay date: 4 January 1958
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Posted: Oct 4, 2017