[ (spoot-niks, sput-niks) ]
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A series of Soviet satellites launched in 1957 and in following years. These were the first artificial satellites.
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The appearance of Sputnik stimulated a great deal of effort in the education of scientists and engineers in the United States. This period is now referred to as the post-Sputnik boom.
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