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Major Events

The following major events took place in 1957:

  • Sputnik, the first artificial satellite, is launched by the USSR, prompting the Space Race and resulting in the Moon landings, the GPS system and aspects of the Internet.

Military Events

The following military events took place in 1957:

  • Handley-Page Victor enters service with the RAF.