Cocktails and the Blues

  • Helen Gavaghan


Lieutenant General Anatoly Blagonravov sipped vodka. In Tyuratam it was the early hours of Saturday, October 5, 1957. But in Washington,D.C., it was still the evening of Friday, October 4, and Blagonravov was hosting a reception at the Soviet embassy for delegates to the IGY’s conference on rockets and satellites.Sputnik Iwas in orbit, had, in fact, already passed undetected over America. It would not again go unnoticed.


Science Fiction Launch Vehicle Naval Research Laboratory Optical Tracking Ballistic Missile 
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