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What was the name of the satellite that the Soviet Union launched into orbit in 1957?

Retry Correct Incorrect Americans were shocked when Sputnik was launched because propaganda had them believe that the U.S. was technologically superior to the Soviet Union. Sputnik orbited Earth for three weeks, until its batteries died.

What was the name of the satellite that the Soviet Union launched into orbit in 1957?

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  • Kremlin
  • Sputnik
  • Soviet Satellite
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