Don81603 From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 1185 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 3340 times:
There are literally 100's of man made satellites orbiting the Earth. If you're talking about manned satellites, then there was Sputnik and Skylab, both of which I believe have fallen from orbit, leaving only the ISS (International space station)
Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines.
The oldest one still in Earth orbit is Vanguard 1, launched in 1958 as the world's fourth man-made satellite (the three previous satellites, Sputnik 1, Sputnik 2, and Explorer 1, have all fallen back to Earth.)