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The first successful launch off a man-made satellite happened on October 4, 1957, That satellite, launched by the Soviet Union was named Sputnik I. The launch caused a renewed emphesis on the teaching of science in america. The satellite, which weighed 184 pound took off from the soviets' Tyuratam launch site. Though it was active for just 21 days, Sputnik I mark the beginning of the Space Age and exploration beyond planet earth.

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The first successful launch of a man-made satellite happened on October 4, 1957. That satellite, launched by the Soviet Union, was named Sputnik I. The launch caused a renewed emphasis on the teaching of science in America. The satellite, which weighed 184 pounds , took off from the Soviets' Tyuratam launch site. Though it was active for just 21 days, Sputnik I marked the beginning of the Space Age and exploration beyond planet Earth.

 

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