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Remembering The Sputnik 1 Launch: The First Artificial Satellite to Enter Earth Orbit
On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union sent a beach ball-sized satellite, Sputnik 1 into space. It was the first artificial satellite to enter Earth orbit. The launch grabbed the world’s attention because it was at the height of the Cold War.
Breaking down Elon Musk’s most “painful” year yet04:00
A mysterious particle from a distant galaxy made its way to an observatory in Antarctica01:12
Cheetah 3 is a blind robot that doesn’t need sensors to navigate01:16
'The Meg': Is the terrifying prehistoric shark from Jason Statham's new movie real?03:24
The human factor: What it will take to build the perfect team for traveling to Mars07:42
Touching the sun: NASA solar probe to go where no spacecraft has gone before01:51