3 November 2017 When is the last time you used space technology? Probably a matter of minutes ago, if you took bearings on your phone, checked the weather or withdrew money. Starting today, European Space Week cel...

The dawn of the Space Age, and the start of the space race – the launching of a Soviet Union's first articficial Earth satellite, Sputnik 1, on 4 October 1957 (5 October local time, Tyuratam) Copyright RKK Energiya/...