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A Look Back at the Original “Sputnik Moment”

How did the United States rise to meet the challenge posed by Sputnik?

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The Sputtering Space Race — A 50-Year Perspective

Fifty years after Sputnik, is there any reason for the United States to redouble its commitment to space exploration?

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The Sputnik Shock

How did a 184-pound Soviet satellite hit the United States like a ton of bricks?

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