The first dog name Laika went into space in 1957.

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What does sputnik?

Travelling companion “ the soviet announcement in the summer of 1957 of the frequencies on in which their satellite would broadcast was largely ignored. Suddenly on October 4, the soviets stunned the world then “ sputnik” meaning literally “ fellow traveler of earth “ rode into orbit on a ballistic missile.

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What does sputnik have to do with the cold war?

sputnik . history changed on October 4, 1957, when the former soviet union successfully launched sputnik 1. The world’s first artificial satellite was about the size of a basketball, weighed only 183 pounds , and took about 98 minutes to orbit the earth on its ellipticalpat Image result for cold war


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What was the result of the 1957 launch of sputnik?

On October 4, 1957, the soviet union launched the earth’s first artificial satellite sputnik. The successfully launch came as a shock to experts and citizens in the United states, who had hoped that the United States would accomplish this scientific advancement first

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Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin
On April 12, 1961, aboard the spacecraft Vladivostok 1, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin becomes the first human being to travel into space. During the flight, the 27-year-old test pilot and industrial technician also became the first man to orbit the planet, a feat accomplished by his space capsule in 89 minutes.

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How did the cold war end ?

The shredding of the Iron Curtain. The end of the Cold War. When Mikhail Gorbachev assumed the reins of power in the Soviet Union in 1985, no one predicted the revolution he would bring. A dedicated reformer, Gorbachev introduced the policies of glasnost and perestroika to the USSR.


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