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Sputnik into space

M. Vassiliev

Sputnik into space

by M. Vassiliev

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Published by Souvenir P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published in Russian. Italian ed. published as "Su Sputnik nel cosmo".

Statementby M.Vassiliev under the supervision of Professor V.V.Dobronravov ; translated by Mervyn Savill from the Italian.
The Physical Object
Pagination147p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19692513M

  On October 4, , the day Leave It to Beaver premiered on American television, the Soviet Union launched the space age. Sputnik, all of pounds with only a radio transmitter inside its highly polished shell, became the first artificial satellite in space; while it immediately shocked the world, its long-term impact was even greater, for it profoundly changed the shape of the twentieth Author: Paul Dickson. Sputnik 1 model at the National Space Centre Of course, there were many other momentous occasions throughout the Space Race, and there have been many more since it ended. More than 2, artificial satellites orbit the Earth today, with thousands of man-made objects launched into space over the last 60 .

Sputnik Into Space was written by M. Vassiliev, has an Introduction and Notes by William Beller, and is illustrated with a section of older black-and-white photographs. The book was published by The Dial Press in and is a First American Edition.   The Inside Story of Sputnik's Effect on the US Space Program An embarrassment for the US at the outset of the space race eventually gave way to a period of scientific diplomacy with Soviet.

Sputnik 1 was the first artificial satellite to go around the Earth. It was made by the Soviet Union. It was launched on 4 October at Baikonur Cosmodrome. It orbited (went around) the Earth for three months. It carried a radio transmitter. It did 1, orbits of the Earth during this time. It went down into Earth's atmosphere on 4 January Mission type: Technology demonstration. Laika, a dog that was the first living creature to be launched into Earth orbit, on board the Soviet artificial satellite Sputnik 2, on November 3, It was always understood that Laika would not survive the mission, but her actual fate was misrepresented for decades. Laika Laika, the dog who became the first living creature sent into space.


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On October 4,as Leave It to Beaver premiered on American television, the Soviet Union launched the space age. Sputnik, all of pounds with only a radio transmitter inside its highly polished Sputnik into space book, became the first man-made object in space; while it immediately shocked the world, its long-term impact was even greater, for it profoundly changed the shape of the twentieth century/5(29).

On October 4,the day Leave It to Beaver premiered on American television, the Soviet Union launched the space age. Sputnik, all of pounds with only a radio transmitter inside its highly polished shell, became the first artificial satellite in space; while it immediately shocked the world, its long-term impact was even greater, for it profoundly changed the shape of the twentieth /5(29).

Sputnik 1 (/ ˈ s Sputnik into space book ʊ t n ɪ k / or / ˈ s p ʌ t n ɪ k /; "Satellite-1", or "PS-1", Простейший Спутник-1 or Prosteyshiy Sputnik-1, "Elementary Satellite 1") was the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 Octoberorbiting for three weeks before its batteries died, then silently for two more months before Launch date: 4 OctoberUTC.

Sputnik was the first satellite into space. At Sputnik Yoga we create elevated yoga and wellness experiences through movement, sights and sounds. Go on be a Sputnik. We are a nomad yoga studio and offer pop up yoga events in LA and NYC.

We also work closely with like minded brands and provide yoga activations for music festivals. Laika (Russian: Лайка; c. – 3 November ) was a Soviet space dog who became one of the first animals in space, and the first animal to orbit the Earth.

Laika, a stray mongrel from the streets of Moscow, was selected to be the occupant of the Soviet spacecraft Sputnik 2 that was launched into outer space on 3 November Little was known about the impact of spaceflight on Breed: Mongrel, possibly part-husky (or part-Samoyed). Sputnik – sometimes called Sputnik 1 – went into space on Oct.

4, The achievement sent a shockwave through the American public, who had felt a sense of technological superiority amid a. Sputnik and The Dawn of the Space Age History changed on October 4,when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I.

The world's first artificial satellite was about the size of a beach ball (58 inches in diameter), weighed only kg. or pounds, and took about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth on its elliptical path. OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 20 cm: Contents: Destination moon --The universe in which we live --The glorious undertaking --The motors of space ships --In space --The stages of the great offensive --The assault on the moon --Journeys to outer sibility: M.

Vassiliev ; Translated by Mervyn Savill from the Italian. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Paul Dickson's Sputnik: The Shock of the Century is one of the few book-length overviews of the event that launched the space age. It covers events leading up to the launch of the Soviet Union's Sputnik I satellite in Octoberand analyzes cultural and political reactions after the fact/5.

By then, the Soviets had already achieved another ideological victory when they launched a dog into orbit aboard Sputnik 2. The Soviet space program went on to achieve a.

Book reviews. Sputnik Sweetheart Haruki Murakami Review by Bruce Tierney. May n October 4,the Soviet Union launched the first man-made satellite, Sputnik I, into space. It orbited the earth for three months before re-entering the atmosphere and burning up.

Widely regarded in the West as a military threat, Sputnik I simply sent a. This book is heart-breaking and hilarious in equal measure. Prez's uncertainty of his place in the world makes him hugely endearing, and Sputnik, the unpredictable and spontaneous alien, is a fantastic character - filling the pages with joy and adventure.

Sure to be a huge hit.4/5(1). The Jupiter C (also known as Juno I) rocket built by his team carried the Explorer 1 satellite into space on Jan. 31, Spurring Apollo. Sputnik and Gagarin were tough pills for Americans to. With the launch of a basketball-size satellite on October 4,the Soviet Union ushered in the “Space Age” and changed the world.

Sputnik 1, launched from the Soviet Union’s rocket test site near Tyuratam, Kazakhistan, was a mere pound “hunk of iron almost anybody could launch,” as a U.S.

Navy admiral characterized it, but it carried on its orbital trajectory a symbolism far Author: Roger D. Launius. The Sputnik crisis was a period of public fear and anxiety in Western nations about the perceived technological gap between the United States and Soviet Union caused by the Soviets' launch of Sputnik 1, the world's first artificial satellite.

The crisis was a significant event in the Cold War that triggered the creation of NASA and the Space Race between the two superpowers. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Voyage into Space Bk.: From Sputnik to Space Shuttle: Into the New Space Age by Franklyn M.

Branley (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Even before the effects of Sputnik 1 had worn off, the Soviet Union struck again. On 3 Novemberless than a month later, it launched Sputnik 2 carrying a dog, Laika. While the first satellite had weighed less than pounds, this spacecraft weighed 1, pounds and stayed in orbit for almost days.

On 3 November russians launched Laika into space inside a spacecraft named Sputnik It was a one way ticket for laika because there was no way to bring her back to Earth.

This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA, the race for human exploration of the moon, the reality of global satellite communications, and a new generation of scientific spacecraft that began exploring the universe.

Sputnik: The Shock of the Century is a riveting account of not just the launch of Sputnik and its aftermath, but it is also a history of the development of rocket technologies, and the race between the Soviet Union and the United States to put a man into space. In writing this book, Paul Dickson has made use of a plethora of previous classified.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration began in as a reaction to Sputnik and as a means for turning missiles into launch vehicles for America's civilian space : Paul Dickson.Sputnik: when American fears went into orbit. When the Soviets put the first man-made satellite into space, 50 years ago today, the event launched an era of US self-doubt that continues to this : James Woudhuysen.