Reference numberMOB/086
TitleModel of Sputnik 1 satellite by the Soviet Space Agency
ArtistKosmicheskaya programma SSSR
DescriptionModel of the first human-made space vehicle, and the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1. Main body and antennas suspended on a perspex stem; the latter is attached to a raised base, designed to look like the earth's surface.
MaterialsPlastic, metal
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceProvenance unknown
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
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