50 years ago today, the Space Age began with the Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik into orbit around the Earth. Here are a quick few links commemorating the anniversary:

Additionally, the Christian Science Monitor republished their article on the original event from October 5, 1955.

2 thoughts on “Sputnik

  1. NPR also did an interesting segment about Sputnik falling to earth, but I’m too lazy/pregnant/sick to look for it.


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