The common translation is "traveling companion of the Earth".
When the satellite "Sputnik" was first launched in space in October of 1957, the New York Times gave the name's literal meaning as, "something that is traveling with a traveler" with the explanation, "the traveler is the earth, traveling through space, and the companion 'traveling with' it is the satellite."
Sputnik means "fellow traveler" in Russian.
Sputnik 1 was a Russian satellite.
Sputnik is Russian, and it means something like "travelling companion". It became the name for an early series of articifial satellites.
Sputnik was an early Russian space satellite.
Sputnik is is the English transliteration of the Russian for name for the device "Sputnik 1" (Ð¡Ð¿ÑƒÑ‚Ð½Ð¸Ðº-1). Sputnik is Russian for "Satellite".
Nothing - It is Russian for Satellite actually, while sputnik was the first satellite sent up by the Russians into space, and first ever really, it doesn't mean satellite in Russian. It means "fellow traveler of the earth" contrary to what you might think
the Sputnik was the first Russian spacecraft
because "sputnik" means "fellow traveler of earth"
The Russian word sputnik literally means "traveling companion" or "satellite".
'Sputnik' is how the Russian word 'Cпутник' (Satellite) is written in English.
It was the Russian with their Sputnik.
Yes, a Russian satellite.
It is Russian origin.
Yes it is, but it was also a Russian Satelite
The first man made, and Russian (Soviet) satellite was Sputnik launched in 1957.
The Russian satellite Sputnik
They thought it was a Russian spy satellite
Russian launch of Sputnik
"Companion" is a literal English equivalent of the Russian word sputnik (ÃÂ¡ÃÂ¿Ã‘Æ’Ã‘â€šÃÂ½ÃÂ¸ÃÂº). The noun originates in the combination of the Romanized prefix s- ("together," "with") with the noun pÃƒÂºtnik ("traveler") and the agent suffix -nik. The pronunciation will be "spuht-nihk" in Russian.
Sputnik 2 was a Russian satellite that was launched into orbit. It carried a dog and crashed into Earthâ??s atmosphere.