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The International Space Station turns 20

International Space Station — NASA

As children, we all learned of Sputnik, the artificial satellite launched into a low earth orbit on October 4, 1957, by the then USSR, thus beginning the entry of humans into space. The US responded with the launch of Explorer 1 a few months later on January 1, 1958, starting the Cold-War Space-Race.

Subsequently, a number of artificial satellites were launched to serve as technological and…

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Triggerfish Writing

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I write on science, history, nature, climate change, feminism, religion, politics & digital marketing. Check out my science and history blog: 360onhistory.com