Soviet space poster

Soviet space poster

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This image is part of the feature 50 Years Of Sputnik 1

Credit: DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Soviet space poster, produced for the World Exhibition in Brussels, Belgium, 1958. This poster was made after the USSR launched the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1. Launched in October 1957, Sputnik 1 weighed just over 83 kilograms and orbited the earth 1400 times, transmitting a pulsed radio signal. Its orbit decayed and it lost contact after 21 days.

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Keywords: 1900s, 1958, 20th century, adult, artwork, brussels, caucasian, earth, historical, history, human, illustration, male, man, planet, poster, satellite, spaceflight, sputnik 1, world exhibition

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