The launch of Sputnik 60 years ago opened space era
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press | Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
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MOSCOW (AP) — The launch of Sputnik 60 years ago opened the space era and became a major triumph for the Soviet Union, showcasing its military might and technological prowess. It also stunned the rest of the world. Details of