First rocket into space

When was the first rocket launched into space?

First Rocket into space

  • first rocket which could fly high enough to get into space was the V2 missile which was first launched by Germany (World War II) in 1942.
  • actually launched something into space was used to launch Sputnik, the first satellite, on October 4, 1957.
  • the rocket that launched Sputnik was a R-7 ICBM rocket.

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