Sharon Jones

Studio 360 - Episode 840 - Sputnik, Fantasy TV, Sharon Jones - Segment 2

Get Your Kicks on Sputnik There was instant global awe for the Soviet satellite, just under 2 feet in diameter, which circled the earth every 96 minutes. It was the beginning of the space age, but it wasn't just a technological marvel: it had a lasting impact on American culture, language, and design. Richard Paul looks into why Sputnik has never really left our orbit.

Studio 360 - Episode 840 - Sputnik, Fantasy TV, Sharon Jones - Segment 3

In Orbit Over Levittown On the evening of October 4th 1957, when David Hoffman was 13 years old, his family and all their neighbors walked outside to peer up at the night sky. Now a filmmaker, he has made a documentary called Sputnik Mania that reflects on his passion for space. Produced by Pejk Malinovski and Derek John.

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