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Anniversary of Sputnik's Launch

Sunday October 4th marks the anniversary of the launch of the Russian satellite Sputnik in 1957. This interactive timeline, from 1957 to 1971, focuses on the the rivalry for space supremacy between the United States and the Soviet Union. Mouse over the timeline to view images of the satellite, NASA scientists, Laika the canine astronaut, and more.

courtesy of netTrekker