[FPSPACE] Laika anniversary...
pjp961 at svol.net
Tue Oct 30 11:35:34 EST 2007
According to http://www.space.com/news/laika_anniversary_991103.html
After a successful launch, Sputnik 2 exhausted its electrical batteries
after six days in orbit. With all systems dead, the spacecraft continued
circling the Earth until April 14, 1958, when it reentered the atmosphere
after 2,570 orbits.
From: Jim Oberg [mailto:jeoberg at comcast.net]
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2007 12:15 PM
To: pjp; fpspace at friends-partners.org
Subject: Re: [FPSPACE] Laika anniversary...
Didn't Sputnik-2 burn up in april 1958, vice august?
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