What is a satellite?


The first ever satellite to be launched was named Sputnik 1 and it happened in 1957. The satellite was owner by the Soviet Union.

Since then, over 6,000 satellites have made it to space.

Today, there are about 1,000 operational satellites in space. In addition, 2,600 remain in orbit.

Around 3,000 satellites have been left in space and are not considered space junk.


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