Space Age

The launch of the Sputnik 1 satellite marked the start of the Space Age.[1]
The signals of Sputnik 1 continued for 22 days.
The Space Shuttle lifts off on a crewed mission to space.

The Space Age is a period encompassing the activities related to the Space Race, space exploration, space technology, and the cultural developments influenced by these events. The Space Age is generally considered to have begun with Sputnik 1 in 1957,[1] continuing to the present day.

  1. ^ a b McDougall, Walter A (Winter 2010), "Shooting the Moon", American Heritage.