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Was Sputnik 1 an orbiter

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Yes, Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth over 1000 times

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What is the most famous orbiter?

Probably Sputnik (Sputnik 1), the Hubble (the Hubble Space Telescope) or the International Space Station (ISS) if you mean artificial satellites. Otherwise it's the moon.


What does the 1 in sputnik 1 mean?

It means it was the first sputnik.


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Is Sputnik 1 a Russian spacecraft?

Sputnik 1 was a Russian satellite.


Who one came first sputnik 1 or sputnik?

Sputnik was the "family name" for a series of satellites, so there never was a satellite named only Sputnik. They all had numbers with Sputnik 1 being the first.


Why was there not a sputnik 4?

Because the Sputnik program ended with Sputnik 3. Albeit there was a Sputnik 40 and 41 but these were to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Sputnik 1.


What is the names of the s first spacecrafts into space?

Sputnik 1 Sputnik 1


What was first satellite in space called?

the name of the first satellite is Sputnik


What was Sputnik 1 and 2?

Sputnik 1 and Sputnik 2 were artificial satellites that traveled around the Earth. People thought that Sputnik 1 was spying on them, but all it did was transmit a simple tracking signal for 3 weeks.


What was onboard sputnik 1?

The only known contents of Sputnik 1 are Electronics and some batteries.


Who went in sputnik 1?

Only things the sputnik 1 is known to have contained are Electronics and batteries.


What was the other satellite sent out a month after sputnik 1?

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