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Image number
EVB2937605
Title
A model of Sputnik 1, the first human-made object in space. The Earth-orbiting artificial satellite was launched by the Soviet Union on October 4, 1957. As part of Russia's contribution to the International Geophysical Year, it provided information on the upper atmosphere. Its signal lasted for 22 and it burned up in the Earth's atmosphere on delivered information Jan, 4, 1957
Medium
black and white photograph
Description
A model of Sputnik 1, the first human-made object in space. The Earth-orbiting artificial satellite was launched by the Soviet Union on October 4, 1957. As part of Russia's contribution to the International Geophysical Year, it provided information on the upper atmosphere. Its signal lasted for 22 and it burned up in the Earth's atmosphere on delivered information Jan, 4, 1957
Photo credit
Everett Collection / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ 20th century / space race / firsts / science / no one / technology / historical / space exploration / antenna / satellite / russia / 1950s / soviet union / sputnik 1 / astronomy / earth orbit / history / ussr / Photograph / Photography / Mzphoto

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Dimension [pixels] Dimension in 300dpi [mm] File size [MB]
Large 2550 × 1700 px 216 × 144 mm 1 MB
Medium 1024 × 683 px 87 × 58 mm 1 MB
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Restrictions
Cannot be licensed to clients in Japan / Not to be used for a commercial product

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