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First Picture from Space

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For many years, people had to imagine what earth look like from space? In 1959, those people got there first real look! On August 7 that year, the U.S. satellite Explorer VI transmited the first picture of Earth from space. Two year later, the first human got to seen that view when Russia send a man into space. A few week after that russian space flight, Alan Shepard become the first U.S. astronaut in space.

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For many years, people had to imagine what Earth looked/looks like from space. In 1959, those people got their first real look! On August 7 that year, the U.S. satellite Explorer VI transmitted the first picture of Earth from space. Two years later, the first human got to see that view when Russia sent a man into space. A few weeks after that Russian space flight, Alan Shepard became the first U.S. astronaut in space.

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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08/01/2004