Sputnik Shock

By: Blake Smith


The Sputnik Space program was a space program launched by the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union covered one-half of Europe and one-third of Asia. Their basic unit of currency was the Ruble, and they heavily encouraged atheism. They were the first major power to put a satellite into space.


The U.S.S.R, Russia to be specific.


The Sputnik Space Program started in the early 1950's and ended in the late 1970's.


To be the first world power to land on the moon and get a human in space.


A space program created by the U.S.S.R to defeat the Americans in the Space Race.
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