On This Day in History – January 31, 1958

January 31, 1958


US launches their 1st artificial satellite, Explorer 1. The mission followed the first two satellites the previous year; the Soviet Union’s Sputnik 1 and 2, beginning the Cold War Space Race between the two nations. The satellite was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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