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UIG556927
Title
Launching of Sputnik 2
Description
The launch of Sputnik 2, on Nov. 3, 1957, from Tyura-Tam, USSR. Sputnik 2 carried the dog Laika, the first living creature to be shot into space and orbit Earth.
Credit
Encyclopaedia Britannica/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • aerospace industry
  • cccp
  • day
  • launching
  • no people
  • outdoors
  • rocket
  • space exploration
  • space mission
  • spaceport
  • sputnik 2
  • taking off
  • tyura-tam
  • vertical
  • 1957

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