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This page, from the New York Times, provides a series of news articles published in 1957 after the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite. A narrative outlines the events that occurred and the U.S. response. A variety of images related to the satellite are also included, along with an audio recording of Sputnik's beeping.
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Astronomy
- Instrumentation
- Space Exploration
= Human Exploration
- Informal Education
- Reference Material
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1997 The New York Times Company
Has a copyright or other licensing restriction.
Keywords: Soviet Union, Sputnik, artificial satellite, satellite
Record Creator: Metadata instance created October 13, 2007 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Aug 12, 2013 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
October 7, 2007
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AIP Format
(New York Times Company, New York, 1997), WWW Document, (http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/sputnik/main.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
The Times Looks Back: Sputnik, (New York Times Company, New York, 1997), <http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/sputnik/main.html>.
APA Format
The Times Looks Back: Sputnik. (2007, October 7). Retrieved September 30, 2014, from New York Times Company: http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/sputnik/main.html
Chicago Format
New York Times Company. The Times Looks Back: Sputnik. New York: New York Times Company, October 7, 2007. http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/sputnik/main.html (accessed 30 September 2014).
MLA Format
The Times Looks Back: Sputnik. New York: New York Times Company, 1997. 7 Oct. 2007. 30 Sep. 2014 <http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/sputnik/main.html>.
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@misc{ Title = {The Times Looks Back: Sputnik}, Publisher = {New York Times Company}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {30 September 2014}, Month = {October 7, 2007}, Year = {1997} }
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