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How did the Sputnik 1 change mankind?


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Answered 2014-09-17 18:41:11

Sputnik 1 changed mankind because it was the first satellite in the world to ever be launched. It was launched by the Soviet Union. This was the beginning of the people around the world really becoming interested in space and space travel and finding the importance for the funding etc.

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