Sputnik 40th Anniversary
Universal Studios newsreel footage was shown of the October 7, 1957 announcement of Russian putting the first earth satellite into… read more
Universal Studios newsreel footage was shown of the October 7, 1957 announcement of Russian putting the first earth satellite into space. Footage was also shown of President Eisenhower reassuring the nation about the U.S. space program on October 10, 1957. Mr. Harford is the author of Korolev, which describes the U.S.S.R. development of Sputnik. close
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