The First Artificial Earth Satellite
The Soviet Union created the first Sputnik and successfully launched it into space.
The head leader of the Russian team that built Sputnik.
The world's first artificial satellite successfully launched into space.
Facts About Sputnik
- Sputnik was created by a Russian team led by a scientist named Sergei Korolev.
- "Sputnik" means "co-traveler" in Russian.
- Was the first artificial satellite.
- Orbited the Earth 1,440 times.
How Sputnik Impacted the World
After Sputnik was successfully launched into space, many people realized what they were capable of doing.Of course now going into space, not many people are shocked or surprised that it is successfully launched because we have grown for then and have become more experienced.If Sputnik was never launched, people would not be capable of this much growth in technology.