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User currently offlineLordanmol From India, joined May 2005, 441 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3534 times:

Do you know any man made satellites like Sputnik.

Correct me if i am wrong


Quick responses would be appreciated

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User currently offlineDon81603 From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 1185 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3507 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.
User currently offlineThorny From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 3497 times:

Quoting Lordanmol (Thread starter):
Do you know any man made satellites like Sputnik.

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.)


Here is a complete list of unmanned man-made satellites...


[Edited 2006-04-19 00:11:03]

User currently offlineDavid L From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 9638 posts, RR: 41
Reply 3, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3432 times:

Quoting Don81603 (Reply 1):
If you're talking about manned satellites, then there was Sputnik

Sputnik wasn't manned. Perhaps you're thinking of Salyut.

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