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1969 – ARPANET transmits its first packets. Social Media Is Born!

A replica of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite in the world to be put into outer space: the replica is stored in the National Air and Space Museum. Earth from space. NSSDC, NASA .•  Wikimedia Commons   *

A replica of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite in the world to be put into outer space: the replica is stored in the National Air and Space Museum. Earth from space. NSSDC, NASA .• Wikimedia Commons *

1969: The year things changed forever.***

UCLA and the Stanford Research Institute established the first ARPANET link in that revolutionary year.*

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