Monday, October 01, 2007

Sputnik Launch Secrets

Talking Points Memo | Secrets of 1957 Sputnik launch revealed: "Secrets of 1957 Sputnik launch revealed 50 Years After Momentous Launch, Sputnik's Launch Revealed As an Improvised Gamble for Soviets VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV AP News Oct 01, 2007 01:48 EDT When Sputnik took off 50 years ago, the world gazed at the heavens in awe and apprehension, watching what seemed like the unveiling of a sustained Soviet effort to conquer space and score a stunning Cold War triumph."