Space czar Sergei Korolev won fame for the launch of Sputnik, but a more modest genius deserves the credit.
November 2007 | By Asif Siddiqi
Nikita Khrushchev's son recalls the night Sputnik made history.
August 2007 | By Sergei Khrushchev (Translated by Lyudmila Khomenko Chillico)
An eminent space historian looks back on the first 50 years of space exploration.
July 2007 | By Roger D. Launius
It ain't pretty, but it sure does work.
March 2001 | By John Sotham