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The United States enters the space race...
Item # 687895
February 01, 1958
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 1, 1958
* 1st satellite put into space by the United States
* EXPLORER 1 (1ST REPORT)
The front page has a banner headline announcing America's successful entry in the space race with: "Our First Satellite Is Working 'Perfectly'" with a subheads. (see) Keep in mind this was but 5 months after the Soviet Union's successful launch of Sputnik which shocked American scientists and caused a rush to make this launch happen as early as possible. And also just a few months after America's first effort, which resulted in an embarrassing failure.
Complete with 6 pages, a few small binding holes with minor wear along the spine, otherwise nice.
Category: The 20th Century