On October 4th 1957, the space age began in ernest, when the USSR launched Sputnik 1, a 184 pound artificial satellite. The satellite orbited the Earth and  could be seen from backyards over much of the world and the radio signal could be heard on radio sets. This kit, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first man-made object to orbit the Earth.

Kit includes 6 resin parts and Aluminum Tubes.