50 Years Of Space In Pictures

On the night of October 4 1957 the first 'beep-beep' from Sputnik fell from the heavens and marked the beginning of a new era for the human race. This site from the European Space Agency looks back at the space race through the decades and pays tribute to space pioneers, past and present.

http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/50_years_of_space

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