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» Thursday, October 04, 2007
The 50th Anniversary of "The Space Age"
NASA's Sputnik Anniversary Site

The New York Times Retrospective on Sputnik

Sputnik—One Man's Dream

Memories of Sputnik

And for something a little different, Leslie Fish's "Surprise!"

I don't remember Sputnik; I wasn't even two at the time. I remember newspaper coverage of Alan Shepard and hearing about Gus Grissom, but my first "live" experience with the space program was watching John Glenn on a television at school. After that I followed the space program with fascination.

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