Posts Tagged ‘Sputnik’


On This Day in Aviation History: January 4th

A day of firsts: The Brooklyn Dodgers become the first baseball team to buy a plane, Pan Am launches the first all-cargo transatlantic service, a pope flies on a plane for the first time, Sputnik 1, the first satellite, falls o...
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On This Day in Aviation History: May 15th

Final launch of the Mercury program, the world's first flight attendant is hired, Britain makes its first bombing runs over Germany, Mickey Mouse debuts in Plane Crazy, and more...
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