Plotting of orbit of Sputnik I by scientists at MIT.
October 04, 2007 License
Replica. Launched on October 4th, 1957, Sputnik 1 was the first successfully launched artificial satellite. It weighed 83.8kg (184 lb), orbited the Earth every 98 minutes, and carried two radio transmitters with which it informed the...More
January 26, 2011 License
Picture dated 06 October 1957 shows the frontpage of the Sovietic newspaper Pravda after the launch of world's first satellite. On October 04 1957, the then-Union of Socialist Soviet Republics launched the world's first man-made...More
March 14, 2007 License
Illustration depicting the orbit of the Russian satellite Sputnik in relation to the path of the moon.
May 27, 2009 License
Rome, Italy- A man observes a model of Russia's Sputnik #1, on display in a Rome department store.
October 04, 2017 License
Moscow, Russia- Technicians at the Moscow Planetarium trace the orbit of Sputnik, the Soviet earth satellite, on a huge globe. On October 11th, a robot moonwatcher in Cambridge, Mass. fixed Sputnik's course and altitude changes.
Soviet technician working on sputnik 1, 1957.
April 29, 2014 License
Disassembled view of sputnik 1, the first artificial earth satellite, launched by the soviet union on october 4, 1957.