60th anniversary of the launch of Earth's first artificial satellite

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60 years ago began the space era of humanity. On October 4, 1957, the first artificial Earth satellite was launched - the first artificial object to reach the first space speed of 7.9 kilometers per second. This was the result of many years of work of tens and hundreds of thousands of scientists, engineers, designers, technologists, builders, etc. Under the direction of Sergei KOROLIOV, they created new technologies for that time to overcome the Earth gravitation , they worked for the victory in the space and brought the beginning of the space era closer.

After that, the first animals  traveled to the Earth's orbit with the spaceship “Luna-1”, which reached the second space speed and later the first man, Yuri GAGARIN traveled to the space. Then followed the first woman-cosmonaut Valentina TERESHKOVA, the first open- space exit with Alexei LEONOV, the first step of Neil ARMSTRONG on the Moon and hundreds of other triumphs of humanity. Each time the eyes of millions of people were gazing at the sky, and the stars with the hope and the expectation of new victories and discoveries. And today we say LIFT YOUR HEAD, symbolizing the attraction to the stars and the desire to discover the unknown