Re: Sputnik 1

From: Chris Jones (
Date: Fri Jul 11 2008 - 20:36:51 UTC

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    Replying to myself to clarify:
    On 2008-07-11, Chris Jones <> wrote:
    > Well, no matter what its payload (and the design payload was a hydrogen bomb),
    >  it was likely to need a separation mechanism (or two, or three,
    >  or...).
    Just to be clear, I'm talking about the design payload for the R-7
    (a/k/a Sputnik)
    ICBM launcher, not the intended payload for the first satellite launch.
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