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Q: What was the first satellite put in to orbit by the US?
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When was the first us satellite put into orbit?

When the United States first put the first satellite into orbit was in 1958!


What is the first name of the first satellite put into orbit by the us?

Telstar


What was the first US satellite put into orbit?

ExplorerExplorer


Name of first satellite put into orbit by US?

Explorer


What type of satellite did the US first launch into orbit?

eplorer


When did explorer 1 first US satellite go in orbit?

the earth


Name of first us earth satellite into orbit?

explorer 1


When was the satellite placed into orbit?

Explorer 1 (1958 Alpha 1) was the first Earth satellite of the US.


Did the US launch an artificial satellite first?

Who tried first isn't known, but the then Soviet Union were the first to succeed in getting a satellite into orbit


Why did the space race happen?

The Soviet Union put "Sputnik" the first satellite in orbit, and the US saw their superiority as a threat and had to catch up.


What was the first US spaceship to orbit the earth?

voyager Explorer 1 was the first US satellite to orbit the earth. It was proceeded by two Soviet Sputnik satellites.


Which president was in office when the first US satellite was launched?

Dwight Eisenhower was the President on January 31, 1958 when the first US earth satellite, Explorer I, went into orbit.


Was the Soviet Union or US first in lauching a satellite into orbit?

I don't know who attenpted the first failed launch, but the first artificial satellite that successfully achieved orbit was Sputnik-1, launched from the USSR in October, 1957.


Why did the US put people on the moon?

The U.S.A put 12 men on the moon so far. The US sent men to the moon in order to beat the Russians in the "Space Race", that was started when the Russians put the first satellite into orbit.


What was the first space satellite of the US?

Explorer 1 was the first US object to be launched into Earth Orbit January 31st, 1958.


How did the US respond to the launch of the first artificial satellite by the Soviet Union?

The U.S. responded to the launch of the first artificial satellite by the Soviet Union by launching its own satellite, Explorer 1, into orbit.


What soviet accomplishment prompted us to be the first country to put a man on the moon?

The launching of the satellite Sputnik, the first satellite in the world.


What was the first us satellite in space?

Sputnik 1 was the first Earth-orbiting artificial satellite. It was launched into an elliptical low Earth orbit by the Soviet Union on 4 October 1957.


The Soviet Union launched an aitificial satellite into orbit before after the US launched one?

The Soviet Union launched the world's first satellite, Sputnik 1, on October 4, 1957. The first US satellite, Explorer 1, was launched on January 31, 1958.


What was the first artificial satellite and when was it launched?

The first artificial satellite was Sputnik 1 and it was launched into an elliptical low Earth orbit by the Soviet Union October 4 at 19:28:34p.m. in 1957. The first US satellite was Explorer I on January 31, 1958.


What were the headlines in 1958?

An example of a headline in 1958 was, Little Rock Arkansas was ordered by the Supreme Court to integrate its schools. Another example of a headline in 1958 was that the first US satellite was put into orbit.


Which country was the first country to put a satellite in space?

The first country to launch a satellite into space was Russia, under the Soviet Union. The satellite was 'Sputnik 1'. It was launched into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 October 1957. It's launch sparked a crisis within the US which precipitated the space race during the Cold War.


Names of manmade satellite?

The first man-made satellite was Sputnik, launched into orbit in 1957 by the Soviet Union. The first American satellite was Explorer, launched the following year. The oldest satellite still in orbit is Vanguard, launched in 1958 by the US. There are now thousands of satellites currently in orbit, including communications satellites, GPS satellites, and the International Space Station. if you would like to see a real-time 3-D plot of satellites now in orbit, check out the JTRACK 3D web site from NASA.


What country did the first person in space come from?

Russia to put a man in orbit US to put on the moon


What is the first artificial satellite the the US placed in orbit?

The first successful U.S. satellite launched into Earth orbit was Explorer I. It was launched by the Army on Jan. 31, 1958, at Cape Canaveral, Florida, four months after Russia orbited Sputnik. The 18-pound satellite had a cylindrical shape and was 80 inches long and six inches in diameter.