Google Logo Celebrating Sputnik Launch


Google logo need some special occasions to get a stylish new look. Today (October 4, 2007) if you  open, a refreshing change will welcome you. Google logo looks something like this:

Well, Google is celebrating world’s first artificial satellite ‘Sputnik’. It had size of a beach ball (58 cm.or 22.8 in.), weighed only 83.6 kg. or 183.9 pounds, and about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth on its elliptical path.

It was launched exactly 50 years ago on October 4, 1957. It’s lauch created politcal furror and United State responded with launch of Explorer-I on January 31, 1958. Sputnik ultimately led to creation of NASA. via

Hmmm… pure nostalgia. Sputnik surely is deserving candidate to be on Google homepage!


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