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Space Race Permeated Pop Culture
Sputnik Left Legacy for U.S. Science Education
'Sputnik: The Shock of the Century'
Khrushchev, Schorr Look Back on Sputnik
Sputnik I, the First Satellite to Orbit Earth, Turns 50
Strong Extragalactic Radio Burst Poses a Mystery
Bacteria Grown in Space Become More Deadly
An Update from the Mars Orbiter
Competitors Build Moon Rovers for Lunar X-Prize
NASA Seeks Astronauts for a New Era
Teachers Try Weightlessness for Science and Fun
X Prize Announces Lunar Landing Challenge
Three Decades Later, Voyager I Still Going